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Rest Time for 5x5 Program


#1

im doing a 5x5 program...what would you recommend for rest time inbetween sets?? I have been doing 1:30-2:00...


#2

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rule #1


#3

I found 3 minutes worked well


#4

I got by, and still do with 1 minute


#5

A little longer for heavy squats and deads, a little less for presses and rows.


#6

However long you feel will allow you to hit the reps with the same weight


#7

For traditional 5x5 3 minutes. Worked well for me bulking up before.