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Old 04-05-2005, 11:06 AM   #1
Daniel Doiron
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This might have been covered somewhere else in the site, but I was currious to know what everyone does when the WOD is 'REST'? Do you still lift, swim, martial arts, etc?
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Old 04-05-2005, 12:28 PM   #2
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I usually do some ring work and/or various gymnastics holds and such. I work on handstands a lot too.
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Old 04-05-2005, 12:43 PM   #3
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I use the day for rest and recovery. I try get 8 hours of sleep or more and to eat right. If I have skipped a WOD, then I may do it on that day.
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Old 04-05-2005, 12:47 PM   #4
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Yeah, I fall into the "rest means rest" camp - although I'm getting to the stage where I might start throwing in some ring or handstand work.
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Old 04-05-2005, 05:10 PM   #5
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If possible I take the day off and maybe do some swimming or sit in the spa.

But quite often I've got BJJ trainingon a rest day so I go to that and just try to work on my bottom game (ie lie on the floor and make the other guy work hard)
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Old 04-06-2005, 07:46 AM   #6
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Don,
I feel your pain. It always seems like my guys want to try to rip my head off when training grappling on my rest day. Since we almost always incorporate light/medium contact, focusing on the bottom game can get kind of painful.
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Old 04-07-2005, 03:17 PM   #7
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Once I get into WOD, I'll only do sport specific training on rest days, i.e. martial arts or soccer, whatever I have for that day if anything. But aside from stuff I've signed up for, all other exercise is at a halt for that day.
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