How do you all avoid burn out?

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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Jihad » 25 Mar 2019, 00:40

I avoid burn out by doing anything but playing Video Games. In the past years I have taken up: cycling, autocross racing, reading more, and just learning to chill and relax without having to do something.
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Ttosk » 25 Mar 2019, 05:28

I a never burn out persay playing the game get tiresome when not progressing. Never really burn when watching anime then sometimes feel a little down when I finish a really good series.
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by toshioa » 28 Mar 2019, 12:19

I've taken a short break from gaming the past couple of evenings and have been watching anime instead :) Thinking I'll return to SAO: Fatal Bullet this evening or tomorrow though but I find anime or YouTube for an evening or two is a good way to avoid burning out :)
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Erine » 29 Mar 2019, 12:23

i try not to game every day so that when i play i can enjoy it and have fun without feeling like iv been playing so much that i get bored or tired of it, been trying to do other things as well and seems to work
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by toshioa » 04 Apr 2019, 10:14

Erine wrote:i try not to game every day so that when i play i can enjoy it and have fun without feeling like iv been playing so much that i get bored or tired of it, been trying to do other things as well and seems to work

This is pretty solid advice :) I'll game in the evening for say 2-3 days solid then I'll switch to watching anime or do something completely different :) I also fit in my gym time before I get home so that helps to keep me going too :)
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Erine » 04 Apr 2019, 11:00

toshioa wrote:This is pretty solid advice :) I'll game in the evening for say 2-3 days solid then I'll switch to watching anime or do something completely different :) I also fit in my gym time before I get home so that helps to keep me going too :)

thank you ^^

sounds like a good idea to switch it up so i agree that does work

oh u go to the gym? how often do u go?

i always say i want to go but i end up not doing so
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by H03nn89 » 04 Apr 2019, 20:16

I really should go to the gym..

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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by toshioa » 05 Apr 2019, 11:51

Erine wrote:thank you ^^

sounds like a good idea to switch it up so i agree that does work

oh u go to the gym? how often do u go?

i always say i want to go but i end up not doing so

At the moment 3 times a week but looking to get it back up to 5 days with 2 days rest. So goes as such:

Monday: Gym
Tuesday: Gym
Wednesday: Rest
Thursday: Gym
Friday: Gym
Saturday: Gym
Sunday: Rest

I was using the above routine for nearly 2 years but got out of rhythm when we entered January of this year and I've not had chance to get back in to it with job changes etc but hoping to in the next month or so :)
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by PharaohAtem » 05 Apr 2019, 18:38

I go to the gym as well
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by H03nn89 » 05 Apr 2019, 18:49

I really should go to the gym...

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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by PharaohAtem » 05 Apr 2019, 19:05

Or going for a walk or run helps as well
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by toshioa » 08 Apr 2019, 08:02

PharaohAtem wrote:Or going for a walk or run helps as well

That it does! My partner and I went or a long country walk yesterday with some friends - wasn't the best weather but was still thoroughly enjoyable :)
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Erine » 08 Apr 2019, 11:37

toshioa wrote:At the moment 3 times a week but looking to get it back up to 5 days with 2 days rest. So goes as such:

Monday: Gym
Tuesday: Gym
Wednesday: Rest
Thursday: Gym
Friday: Gym
Saturday: Gym
Sunday: Rest

I was using the above routine for nearly 2 years but got out of rhythm when we entered January of this year and I've not had chance to get back in to it with job changes etc but hoping to in the next month or so :)

Really? thats impressive

thats alot of gym but if you can do that thats even more impressive

I really should go to the gym but its having the time and being dedicated to keep it up

ahh i see i get ya im sure you can get back into it but i understand job changes would make that difficult
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by toshioa » 10 Apr 2019, 08:35

Erine wrote:Really? thats impressive

thats alot of gym but if you can do that thats even more impressive

I really should go to the gym but its having the time and being dedicated to keep it up

ahh i see i get ya im sure you can get back into it but i understand job changes would make that difficult

Thank you! :) It was quite a lot of effort and work in the beginning but I've actually come to really enjoy going! :D I rotate through the different muscle groups to give my body chance to recover in those areas too. I always start with a 5km run to warm up, loosen and to keep on top of my CV and then rotate through arms, legs and ab routines, allowing at least 2 days between each group of muscles so they recover a little :) It's works really well for me and means I can keep up a good pace without feeling too achey! :)
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Re: How do you all avoid burn out?

Post by Smileymaniak » 10 Apr 2019, 20:42

I find it hard to go back to a game once I'm burnt out but I think a lot of it is also the quality of game I'm playing too.

Played Anthem on release for a week straight in the evenings but got bored.
I've since bought Zelda: BotW and have been playing it for about 4 weeks, only on weekends as I like to binge anime during the week.

I don't find that I get bored of anime so much as I'll usually binge a 12 ep season every night so I get to watch something different every day.
I try to mix it up between subs and dubs too though which I think helps as they are stimulating in different ways.
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