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
And for more chest-building workouts and mass-building, check out the links below:
- Lifting With a Trainer Improves StrengthWorking out with a trainer yields more gains, says a recent study.
- Weights First, Then Cardio for More SquatsDo weights then cardio on leg day, says a recent study.