Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?: Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise

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Harper Collins, May 24, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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In Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? Alex Hutchinson, a physicist, award-winning journalist, and contributing editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, reveals the little-known and often surprising truths that science has uncovered about exercise. A book that ranges from cardio and weights to competition and weight loss, here are fascinating facts and practical tips for fitness buffs, competitive athletes, and popular science fans alike.

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This is not likely to become a book for the ages. Hutchinson reviews many recent results in sports science. The basic problem is that recent results in science are always ephemeral. There is a great ... Read full review

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Great motivational data with compelling anecdotes.


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Aerobic Exercise
Injuries and Recovery
Nutrition and Hydration

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Alex Hutchinson is a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics magazine, senior editor at Canadian Running magazine, and columnist for the Toronto Globe and Mail. He holds a master's in journalism from Columbia and a Ph.D. in physics from Cambridge, and he did his post-doctoral research with the U.S. National Security Agency.

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