There are people that have a stop watch in the gym to keep their rest periods exact between sets and other people who text and chat in between sets resting all different kinds of lengths. Is the second type of person automatically wrong? Today’s article is a review article examining all relevant scientific studies comparing different rest intervals between resistance training sets attempting to find out if this factor influence long term muscle gains. The applications half of the episode breaks down the pros and cons of timed rest intervals. John always reviews the full-text of each study review on the show, but to see the abstract please go to: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25047853 . This podcast is proudly sponsored by John’s premium exercise equipment and apparel company Barbell 1. Check out http://barbell1.com for helpful tutorial videos on training and nutrition and the Barbell 1 product line.
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