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Week On - Week Off Routine

So I will hopefully be starting a new job as a roughneck that requires me to stay at the jobsite for a week until I get my week off. This will be until I get my drivers license back and can get back to my beloved field welding. :).

What I am wondering is right now I am doing the West Side for Skinny Bastards III routine, now will this routine really do much good if I will not be able to workout every week? Or should I switch over to a new routine for the time being? Thanks for your help. :smiley:

IDK the answer to your question, but at least you could do pushups, pullups, bodyweight squats etc, during your week off.

Are you going to be roughnecking or a rig welder?

If you are roughnecking you are going to be working hard. So I don’t “think” it will be that big of a deal.

If you are the rig welder then that “could” be a different story.

I have seen some pretty big roughnecks in my time…

Well I am a rig welder but don’t have a license at the moment so I will be doing some roughnecking work. I know how hard that can be, since I have also seen some pretty big looking guys out on drilling rigs and all. It’s just will I be getting good results using the same routine if I cannot use it except for every other week? Because I will be going to the gym on my weeks off, but want a routine that I can get the most out of.

Also, being a rig welder can be a bitch at time too, don’t think out job is so easy :stuck_out_tongue:

[quote]Dark_Angel wrote:
Well I am a rig welder but don’t have a license at the moment so I will be doing some roughnecking work. I know how hard that can be, since I have also seen some pretty big looking guys out on drilling rigs and all. It’s just will I be getting good results using the same routine if I cannot use it except for every other week? Because I will be going to the gym on my weeks off, but want a routine that I can get the most out of.

Also, being a rig welder can be a bitch at time too, don’t think out job is so easy :P[/quote]

Don’t sweat my comments much. I know that a good crew will help the welder alot and a badly managed crew will leave the welder to fend for himself, hence alot of heavy work.

As a previous poster mentioned, do body weight exercises to keep yourself active and hit the gym hard on your days off

Good luck and lift safe…