Muscle and Brawn Forums
 

Go Back   Muscle and Brawn Forums > Training > Powerlifting & Strength Training

Notices

Powerlifting & Strength Training Topics related to powerlifting and strength training.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 12-18-2011, 04:10 PM   #1
bruteforce
bruteforce
is Mr. Competitor
The Gristle Eating Giant
Max Brawn
Points: 15,053, Level: 79 Points: 15,053, Level: 79 Points: 15,053, Level: 79
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
 
bruteforce's Avatar
Default Advice on taking time off

I am feeling beat to hell this weekend. Everything hurts. My hair has DOMS. So here's the question. Should I man up, push through, and see what happens, or take a day off or maybe deload for a week.

My current thought is to hammer it with full intensity this week, eat more, and see how I feel next weekend. If I still feel like I got hit by a truck, then do a deload with some lighter (50%ish) weight and higher reps to get blood flowing but give my CNS and joints some rest.

I'm not worried about soreness and malaise so much as injury prevention. Let me know your thoughts.
bruteforce is online now   Reply With Quote


Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
 

Bookmarks

Tags
advice, taking, time


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Before taking vitamins and supplements noclue Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 7 08-19-2012 01:39 PM
Taking a week off? How bad is it? sneezingstardust Powerlifting & Strength Training 15 07-24-2010 04:50 AM
Asking Some Advice for a good friend who needs some damn advice MMA Max Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 7 05-07-2010 04:27 PM
Supplemental Awareness: Do you know what you're taking? rippednmichigan Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 0 05-07-2010 08:38 AM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.