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Bench Press More Weight Fast

Rest longer between sets to get more reps, says a new study.
Rest longer for a bigger benches

Want to crank out a couple extra reps on the bench press?

Rest at least two minutes between sets. Researchers found that men doing three-rep-max presses completed an average of two more reps after resting at least two minutes between sets, compared with one. Wear a stopwatch timer or carry a stopwatch to the gym to get maximum gains.

SOURCE: JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH

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