Small workouts on a rest day

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by BJJscion, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. BJJscion

    BJJscion Blue Belt

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    My workout schedule is two days of work (kettlebell workouts are what I do), then a day of rest. Rinse and repeat.

    Is it a good idea to do some exercises on rest days? If yes, what kinds? (e.g. pushups, situps, etc.)
     
  2. casperthegst

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    you could do some calisthenics lie pushups, pistols, etc.
     
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  4. Fighting Sprite

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    what are your goals?
     
  5. BJJscion

    BJJscion Blue Belt

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    Hypertrophy.
     
  6. Cratos

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    Kettlebells and bodyweight exercises are definitely the way to reach your goals, then...

    You should read the FAQ.
     
  7. SmashPassSubmit

    SmashPassSubmit White Belt

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    Man, I hope you are using HUGE kettlebells then.
     
  8. dza

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    Why would you choose to use kettlebells if you are looking to get bigger?
     
  9. dawgpnd81

    dawgpnd81 Blue Belt

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    Rest days are for getting rest.
     
  10. K Ja

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    He was being facetious, but...
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  11. Revok

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    Mobility work, foam rolling, and a nice walk/bike ride should probably be the extent of anybody's rest day activities. If you feel like you can do more, channel that energy into progressing through your existing training regimen, or look for a better one.
     
  12. Jake Sonyou

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    I think you should pick something more catabolic.
     

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