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Rest Time for 5x5 Program

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

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I found 3 minutes worked well

I got by, and still do with 1 minute

[quote]hockeyguy68 wrote:
im doing a 5x5 program…what would you recommend for rest time inbetween sets?? I have been doing 1:30-2:00…[/quote]

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

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

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