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Yes. You don't necessarily need to take the whole day off. Just alternate the certain muscles you plan on working, or maybe divide your body in half and do upper one day and lower the next. If you are wanting to build strength and size you need to work hard then let your muscles rest. When you work out, you essentially tear your muscle tissue. That is the burn you feel. You need the resting day to let them rest and rebuild new tissue. That is muscle building. If you want to build up big use heavier weight, at low repetition. And the opposite for staying lean and slim. Use lower weight and more repetition. Remember to always stretch before and after a workout, use proper safety techniques, eat healthy, and stay hydrated.
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