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    Quote Originally Posted by HahnB View Post
    I nap everyday for about 45 minutes to an hour. It's great rest for anyone who body builds, I remember reading an interview with Cutler and he said during certain times of the year he's either sleeping, eating, or working out. Rest=good.
    agreed.When I have time in the morning I'll nap after training for an hour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWebb78 View Post
    for those bitching about having to clean everything. Do you really think your roommates will ever clean if you keep doing it?
    cleaning in situations like that seems to always leave the house in the lowest common denominator of expected cleanliness. If you want it clean to your levels you gotta do it.
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    I nap every Tuesday and Thursday after I get out of class since I usually only sleep six hours or less on school nights. I have a few hours between class and work. It's my catch up time.


    Naps are great. I didn't used to take them, but now I take them every week.
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    man i loved naps, i missed them so much, i used to take a nap every day in college, ****ing wish i could still do so....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Altephor View Post
    I don't take naps because then I have trouble sleeping at night.


    Although I really hate the 'accidental' naps, watching tv or something sometimes I'll fall asleep and be really confused when I wake up, especially if it was light out and is now dark.

    Same here. If I take a nap, I won't be able to fall asleep past my regular bedtime for hours.
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    A naps gotta be like making love...spontaneus and unexpected. Thats how i feel anyhow.

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    I go from about 4am to 6 or 7pm, literally no time for naps. On wednesday I don't have class after my lab for an hour so if I have no homework to do I will sleep outside of my next class but that's about it.
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    I love naps, though I often don't have the "self discipline" to make them short. I set my alarm for 30 minutes and zonk out for two hours. Bahbaow, irregular sleep patterns for like 3 days . But I do love when I get them right. Sometimes if I get to training early I will just take a quick one in my car for 20 minutes to half an hour.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikkstah View Post
    I go from about 4am to 6 or 7pm, literally no time for naps. On wednesday I don't have class after my lab for an hour so if I have no homework to do I will sleep outside of my next class but that's about it.
    Dude what the feck are you doing that's crazy busy man.
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    i enjoy them, sometimes after a heavy workout ill eat and take a 1-2 hour nap before work.
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    I take naps pretty much every day that I can. I think it's a nice supplement to the 6-7 hours of sleep I get every weeknight.
    I've read that if you nap for longer than 20-30 then you're more likely to wake up groggy instead of alert and refreshed, so I cut it off at 25 usually. I've even started taking my lunch break at work at 2 or 3 in the afternoon and just going to nap in my car. It's wonderful.
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    There's quite a lot of evidence that naps are really good for you. OP, isn't it more the fact that your flatmates don't do their share of the cleaning that annoys you? As another poster put it, would it make you happier if they were shopping, surfing the net or playing scrabble, rather than taking a nap?

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    I'm going to take a nap.

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    i only take a nap when i am hung over or sick.....i can't get to sleep otherwise, unless it's bed time.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWebb78 View Post
    for those bitching about having to clean everything. Do you really think your roommates will ever clean if you keep doing it?
    LOL. We're a lot alike.
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    Taking naps doesn't make you lazy. Not taking care of the household duties and napping makes you lazy.

    I can't take short naps. If I'm not out for at least 2 hours, I get up more tired than when I laid down.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tomv View Post
    Dude what the feck are you doing that's crazy busy man.
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    I can't workout after taking a nap, so I don't like them. They say the body is best prepped for a workout if you've been awake for at least 4 hrs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Killa Kurt View Post
    They say the body is best prepped for a workout if you've been awake for at least 4 hrs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ritzol View Post
    Hence if you wake up and go straight to the gym, there is a good chance you won't have one of your best workouts. What don't you get about what I posted?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Killa Kurt View Post
    Hence if you wake up and go straight to the gym, there is a good chance you won't have one of your best workouts. What don't you get about what I posted?
    I've just never heard that before..

    I always thought first thing in the morning was one of the BEST times to workout..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Killa Kurt View Post
    I can't workout after taking a nap, so I don't like them. They say the body is best prepped for a workout if you've been awake for at least 4 hrs.
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    Hence if you wake up and go straight to the gym, there is a good chance you won't have one of your best workouts. What don't you get about what I posted?
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    I've just never heard that before..

    I always thought first thing in the morning was one of the BEST times to workout..
    I think the only thing to keep in mind about heavy training right after waking up is fluid building up in the spinal cord or some **** like that while you sleep. Being awake for awhile first allows this to drain.
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    To bring up an old thread. I took a nap for the first time today. I was dead beat from the past 2 days and had a bad headache so I layed down. I didnt REALLY sleep since I was in and out of it, waking up to even the slightest sound, but it really didnt do all that much. I admit I am alot less tired now but I dont feel that much different. I slept for 2 hours. I have mixed feelings about naps.
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    I love taking naps, but I always hate when I oversleep and wake up having wasted half the day.

    I also hate when I half wake up after just getting into a deep dream, I feel like I'm stoned almost, not quite sure wtf is going on, I look at the clock and it doesn't make sense, the day feels all weird, etc.
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