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Do Active Rest Between Strength Training Exercises

Lifting Tip: Do Active Rest Between Sets

While it's nice to chill out and catch your breath during sets of strength training exercises, you can maximize your workout by moving a little between exercises (called active rest) instead of completely resting your body. Here are some ideas:

If you want to really challenge your muscles and save on time, don't rest at all between sets. Move from one exercise to another without stopping and aside from working your muscles, you'll also get your heart and blood pumping.

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