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Started By osok27 (southanpton, Pa, U.S.A.)

Started on: 5/17/2005 8:14:09 PM, viewed 303 times
rest time…

What is the normal rest time between exercises in a HIT routine if doing one exercise per body part? Or does it vary per person?

My current routine is


Bench- 3 warmup sets….. 1×6-8 to failure

Dips- 1x 6-8 to failure

shoulder press- 1 warmup set…. 1x 6-8 to failure

skullcrushers- 1warmup set….. 1×10 to failure

squat- 2 warmup sets…… 1×12 to failure

leg extensions- 1×10 to failure

calf raise- 1 warmup set….. 1×15 to failure

Day 2

Barbell Rows- 2warmup sets…. 1×6-8 to failure

Wide-grip palms facing me chinups- 1xbodyweight to failure

Deadlift- 2warmup sets….. 1×10 to failure

Preacher Curl- 1×10 to failure

Leg Curl- 1×10 to failure

Rest time is approx 1 minute between exercises…

Wait about 2 minutes after final warmup set for bench and squat to do failure set

Lifts are slow and controlled going until failure, i.e. the weight falling on me basically…

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deebs (amherst, ny, U.S.A.) on 5/18/2005 9:25:59 AM

i follow a routine similar to yours and i rest about 1 min to 1.5 min between each exercise. I also dont warm up on every exercise only the first couple since that should be enough for all of the muscles to warm up.

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