You love your rest periods. Sometimes they’re the best part of a workout—those brief respites between sets of a hard lift that allow you to catch your breath, get a drink, and scroll through your Instagram feed.
But while resting is an essential part of anaerobic exercise (like weight training), that doesn’t mean you should sit like a lump the entire time. There are several strategies you can use between sets that will help you get bigger, stronger, and leaner.
Start using them now, and make your rest periods work for you!