To stay focused at the gym and get an efficient workout in, you should time your resting periods. Whether you use an app on your phone, a stopwatch, or watch the clock, stay focused during your resting periods and be ready to attack the next set when the time is up.
How long you rest between exercises depends on your goals and your workout. For example, heavier workouts may require a longer rest like 2-4 minutes whereas building endurance may only require 30-45 seconds. To determine how long you need to rest during your workout, follow the guidelines below:
Be sure to use this handy timer feature in the app for rest periods. You can change it to whatever suits your workout.