2. Reduce your amount of rest between sets.
Men typically give themselves between 30 and 90 seconds of recovery time in between sets, but if your goal is greater endurance, be prepared to sacrifice break time. “By the end of your sets, your muscles should be burning—you should be breathing heavily and sweating,” says Torres. “Only take a break if you physically can not continue.” Torres suggests selecting a series of movements like 10 pullups, 10 squats, 10 pushups, 10 situps. Do three rounds of the series back to back, taking as minimal a break as possible.Back to top