NEW RESEARCH – How long should I rest between sets?

 

How long should I rest between sets?

ACSM Guidelines state:

Muscular Endurance – 30 – 60 seconds

Hypertrophy – 1 – 2 minutes

Strength 3 – 5 minutes

However we now have scientific research to show evidence of a new theory with concrete evidence showing that another rest time could be optimal for hypertrophy gains.

Link to Dr Brad Schoenfeld research – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26605807

Fast forward the video to 2:39 if you are wanting to see the research.

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