Resting periods between sets, how long its too long?

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  1. Quick Silver

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    My sets usually consist of 5-8 reps x 5 sets, whats the recomended resting period between sets when working out with your max rep weight?
     
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    i remember reading this on another page,, but if i could remember... 3min? not sure. ill post the link if i find it
     
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    however long you wamt
     
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    I usually workout to my mp3's pace, and start each set as the next song starts, is this about right then? considering an average song its 3-5 min :big grin:
     
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    rest between sets for me is 45-90 seconds depending...and rest between exercises is about 3-4 min
     
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    if ti works, do it, i rest until i feel like doing the shit again
    well, on DE squat days, sometimes i limit myself to like 30 seconds rest
     
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    a technique i use is go at it again when my heart rate slows down. i try to keep it at a moderate pace
     
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    do a set
    socialize with the hot gym chicks.
    continue with other set
     
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