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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

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    Days off??

    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.

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    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.

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    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.
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    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.
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    I like the idea of doing pushups and also stretching the tissue a bit. Cut back on certain foods. More water as well.

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    i eat as much or more.... usually more... this is recovery time, also alot of lounging

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    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.
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    I get antsy and do some small recovery or extra assistance stuff like band pushdowns, reverse hypers, and abs.
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    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).
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    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???

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    Quote Originally Posted by basbolstar View Post
    I like the idea of doing pushups and also stretching the tissue a bit.
    this.

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    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.


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    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.

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