Rest periods might be the most underrated component of any program. Clients tend not to realize how important it is that they take a certain amount of time resting between exercises, and it’s easy for coaches to let it slide.
And if you remember nothing else from IFAST University, you remember this:
Improper rest periods completely undermine your speed work.
In this video, Mike takes you through this foundational topic of programming. What exactly is a rest period? What dictates the optimal amount of time to rest between exercises?
Walk away with the 4 ranges of rest time that correspond to a specific training adaptation to make sure your athletes who need strength are actually getting stronger.
For further reading, look no further than the manual of training science, “Supertraining”.