Time under tension describes repetition range
Lower reps (1-4) and heavier weight develops strength with very little hypertrophy
Moderate reps (8-12) and weight promotes some strength and the maximum hypertrophy
High reps (15-25), low weight develops strength endurance with very little hypertrophy
Ultra-high reps (25+) can be catabolic
The point of rests is to give muscles a chance to recover enough so you can continue training.
The current fitness vogue is short rests that keep heart rate in its work zone, promoting optimal calorie burn, which is where fusion cardio-weights protocols such as metabolic resistance training
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