The awkward moment right after you’ve finished your set and don’t know what to do with yourself until it’s time for the next set. So to fill this time maybe you take a glance around the weight room to see if your gym crush is there. Nope they’re not there. Ok no problem, it’s time to pull out your phone and cruise social media for a while, that should fill the time nicely right? After scrolling through an arbitrary amount of Facebook posts or Instagram pics it’s time to do your next set. Do you see anything wrong with this scenario?
Or let’s say you just cut your rest until the next set to speed through your workout because it’s crowded in the gym and you feel bad for “hogging” the bench or squat rack that you’re in.
If that’s how you treat your rest intervals then this is father time saying:
Maybe you didn’t think so but rest time between sets do actually deserve our attention because once rest periods are optimized, so is your performance during your next set. How is that possible? Waste no time and find out in my video below.
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As a side note, how long have you been resting in between sets up until now? And why?
Comment below and let me know. I’d love to understand your perspective and reasons too.