View Full Version : Days off??

09-23-2009, 07:08 AM
Hey Guys,

I was curious to what some of you gusy do on days off. Do you eat more, less? Stretch? Do cardio.

I was hoping to get some ideas.

09-23-2009, 07:12 AM
I'll stretch my shoulders some on days off and this is usually when I find time to do cardio. Diet usually stays the same.

Brian Hopper
09-23-2009, 08:01 AM
I usually just chill and relax, but I bought a foam roller so things might change. I'm gonna start using it alot and I need to start stretching more.

Brian C
09-23-2009, 08:05 AM
I like to use the foam roller and stretch. Im going to add a little cardio in also. Sometimes ill do a few 50 rep sets of pushups to get the blood flowing(I hate not doing anything), some pullups also. I tend to lower my carb intake on my days off.

09-23-2009, 08:16 AM
I like the idea of doing pushups and also stretching the tissue a bit. Cut back on certain foods. More water as well.

09-23-2009, 08:56 AM
i eat as much or more.... usually more... this is recovery time, also alot of lounging

09-23-2009, 09:26 AM
I usually just sit on my arse or do some cardio. Though I do need to get a foam roller when money permits, if I go more than a week without deadlifting my upper back right around my spine gets painfully tight.

09-23-2009, 11:07 AM
I get antsy and do some small recovery or extra assistance stuff like band pushdowns, reverse hypers, and abs.

09-23-2009, 04:29 PM
I eat about the same, maybe lay off the carbs a bit.
I do a little band pressing, pulling and good-mornings on my days off to help recovery and cause I like doing it (I love band rows).
Small amount of cardio if I feel like it which I usually don't ha ha.

09-24-2009, 07:40 PM
active recovery with a hot tub and a cold pool, foam roller, stretching.... one day a week I do the prowler and some kettlebell throws or light strongman training.... I treat it as recovery but it might not really be considered a day off???

09-25-2009, 07:35 AM
I like the idea of doing pushups and also stretching the tissue a bit. this.

09-25-2009, 08:41 AM
I eat less because I practice nutrient timing. I eat 500 cals less in carbs on non weight training days. Also, on non weight training days I either do gpp or conditioning work.

Polish Hammer
09-25-2009, 09:02 AM
I eat more.I Stretch,foam roll everyday.I usually do some cardio on off days.Except Sunday.Thats a total vegetative football oriented day.