How often do you take a week off?

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    Paintballny New Member

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    I like to take a week off from weight training every 8 or so weeks (just do cardio) and at the same time I figure out a way to mix up my routine. What about you?
     
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    Same, every 6-8 weeks.
     
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    yeah, i take a week off every other month or so :dunno:
     
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    when I hurt myself or feel sick

    oh wait, that happens every month
     
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    i havent taken any time off except for normal rest days in like 4 months. i feel like i should now but idk if i stop im gonna keep gaining weight and its going to be all fat.
     
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    i don't usually take days off, last time i did was in february for a surgery. Maybe i should start taking them more often?
     
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    you havnt taken a single day off since february? :wtf:
    what kind of volume are you doing everyday?
     
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    days off are for the weak and undedicated!
     
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    i just took a week off cause i was sick. came back and hit a PR on db shoulder press but my CG bench went down a bit
     
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    no i mean as in a week, i have my 2 days off every week. I wouldn't do those either if they weren't necessary :o
     
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    havent taken a day off in over a year
    besides the normal 2 day rests
     
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    weak and undedicated crew signing in :wiggle:

    I can usually schedule it for really busy weeks when I might not be able to make it anyway. Usuaully about 8 weeks apart.
     
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    i take at least one day off every week, but other than my 8 month hiatus, i never take a week off.
     
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    Nevar!
     
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    longest breaks ive taken are just the weekends or 3days at most (when i was sick). been doing this for a good 6 months now.
     
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