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    This is the shittiest garbage I've had to deal with in a long time; a qualified friend of mine advised that my rib is probably not cracked, but the (some kinda latin) lil muscle between my ribs is probably torn. He counselled a month without lifting It has been just about a week now, and I feel fat, formless, jiggly, slow, useless, depressive, and weak. How do you guys cope with injury gym absence?
    "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

    Jack london, "Before Adam"

  • #2
    intercostal muscle?
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    • #3
      Seriously, if this is how you feel after just a few days away from the gym you are seriously addicted!!! It's not good to feel so bad after a couple of days not doing anything...

      I'm naturally lazy so I have no issues with staying away from the gym... though I feel guilty for not doing enough cardio this week...

      My advise, enjoy your rest for a while, take the time to reflect and refine your schedule. Maybe you can find ways to optimize it or throw it around to make it more fun for when you are ready to start working out again,...
      My story, My thought....

      It's all about trying to stay healthy!!!!

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      • #4
        Have sex more often for a good testosterone boost.

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        • #5
          eh now that I am over 30 I try and keep it to 2 times a day. If we venture beyond that now, we have to waste a day recovering because our genitals get all mutilated and puffy
          "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

          Jack london, "Before Adam"

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          • #6
            Originally posted by RichMahogany View Post
            intercostal muscle?
            that's probably what he said. I kinda tuned out all of the details except the rest part.

            He did say that after the first week, which is when I can make the tear worse, that the issue is just pain, and if I take it easy that I can still work out after a week.

            So, I am going to get back in there on Friday. Fuck this.
            "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

            Jack london, "Before Adam"

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Mr.Perfidy View Post
              eh now that I am over 30 I try and keep it to 2 times a day. If we venture beyond that now, we have to waste a day recovering because our genitals get all mutilated and puffy
              PFFFFFFFFFFT. On a good weekend (or hell, weekday, if I'm feeling particularly froggy) sex two times is a warm-up.
              Peak weight on Standard American Diet: 316.8 lbs
              Initial Weight When Starting Primal: 275 lbs
              Current weight: 210.8 lbs
              Goal weight: 220 lbs (or less): MISSION ACCOMPLISHED.

              The way "ChooseMyPlate.gov" should have looked:
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              • #8
                I take a deload week every 6 weeks or so. If you're lifting hard in between deloads, the rest can only do you good. Don't worry, you'll come back stronger.

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                • #9
                  my callouses are fading and it is like, diminishing my sense of my manhood or something
                  "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

                  Jack london, "Before Adam"

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                  • #10
                    I seriously f*cked up my knee for three weeks out of the summer.

                    I absolutely almost DIED not being able to work out or even freaking WALK.

                    But yanno what I learned?

                    That I didn't have to do HALF OF THE SHIT I was doing to "keep myself in shape".

                    When Purgatory was over, I was amazed at actually HOW LITTLE I had to do to keep
                    my bad ass self, Bad Ass.

                    Do I feel like a sloth not killing myself at the gym or exercising for 50hrs a day, yes, sorta,
                    but am I glad that I found OUT that I don't have to continue to keep doing that to see "results"
                    F-YES.

                    Best thing that ever happened to me.

                    So much so, that I actually QUIT the gym, and haven't looked back.

                    I know that things are probably different for a dude, and yanno, getting ripped and all,
                    but at least trrrry and enjoy your time off, at least you have a legit reason for doing it, and
                    you're not just being a pansy ass lazy fool or something.

                    Anyway, good luck, and I hope that rib heals up right quick.

                    Julia

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                    • #11
                      I took 20 days off lifting (unintentional) whilst jacked on caffeine and cortisol and came back bench-pressing 10kg more on the first day than before.
                      Just eat well, you'll live.
                      --
                      Perfection is entirely individual. Any philosophy or pursuit that encourages individuality has merit in that it frees people. Any that encourages shackles only has merit in that it shows you how wrong and desperate the human mind can get in its pursuit of truth.

                      --
                      I get blunter and more narcissistic by the day.
                      I'd apologize, but...

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Mr.Perfidy View Post
                        my callouses are fading and it is like, diminishing my sense of my manhood or something
                        From my dad's (guitarist), my fiance's and my own experience: calluses grow back faster once you've already had them. Yes, they'll crack and peel off and you'll feel gay for 4 weeks. But take solace in the thought that when you re-start they'll come back in a week.
                        --
                        Perfection is entirely individual. Any philosophy or pursuit that encourages individuality has merit in that it frees people. Any that encourages shackles only has merit in that it shows you how wrong and desperate the human mind can get in its pursuit of truth.

                        --
                        I get blunter and more narcissistic by the day.
                        I'd apologize, but...

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                        • #13
                          which begs the question...which of us is spelling it wrong...?

                          Thanks though, that is awesome. In the meantime though, still
                          "Ah, those endless forests, and their horror-haunted gloom! For what eternities have I wandered through them, a timid, hunted creature, starting at the least sound, frightened of my own shadow, keyed-up, ever alert and vigilant, ready on the instant to dash away in mad flight for my life. For I was the prey of all manner of fierce life that dwelt in the forest, and it was in ecstasies of fear that I fled before the hunting monsters."

                          Jack london, "Before Adam"

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Mr.Perfidy View Post
                            which begs the question...which of us is spelling it wrong...?

                            Thanks though, that is awesome. In the meantime though, still
                            Callous: a person who's cold, insensitive, harsh. Callus: tough skin from repeat abrasion.

                            Try getting into woodwork. You can build a few new calluses, get some saw-scars and feel manly by making something cool and functional and learning a trade.
                            --
                            Perfection is entirely individual. Any philosophy or pursuit that encourages individuality has merit in that it frees people. Any that encourages shackles only has merit in that it shows you how wrong and desperate the human mind can get in its pursuit of truth.

                            --
                            I get blunter and more narcissistic by the day.
                            I'd apologize, but...

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Mr.Perfidy View Post
                              which begs the question...which of us is spelling it wrong...?
                              Which raises the question: Do you know that's not what "begs the question" actually means? I didn't until recently.
                              Begging the question - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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