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What is happening while we are resting between sets?

Calvin H Tierde

When we take rest between sets we are allowing phosphagen (creatine phosphate and ATP) stores to recover. These energy systems are responsible for providing you the ability to get through your grueling workout.

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Douglas Zimmerman is board certified as a Corrective Exercise Specialist. His certifications were attained through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and he is certified in Sport’s Hypnosis through The National Exercise & Sports Trainer Association. Additionally Douglas is certified through Apex, the leader in nutritional academia. He currently is a Big Brother in the Big Brother, Big Sister foundation. Douglas is also active in charitable events including; raising money for the homeless, UPARC fundraisers, and green events. Read More »

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