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25 Feb 2004

How long a rest period in between sets?
Hi firstly thank you for the begginers gym program. I just wanted to know how long i should leave between sets. I am interested in toning to begin with should it be around 30-40 seconds?

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01 Jan 0001

Jay,

You rest 30 to 40 seconds between sets yes, and 1 minute between sets of different exercises.

Keep well,

Conrad Booysen-Biokineticist
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