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Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?: Workout myths, Training truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise Paperback – May 24 2011

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“Authoritative and easy to use…. This book answers all the big questions.”
— Amby Burfoot, Editor at Large, Runner’s World magazine
 
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ALEX HUTCHINSON is a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics magazine, senior editor at Canadian Running magazine, and columnist for the Globe and Mail. He represented Canada internationally as a distance runner from 1997 to 2008. 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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3.0 out of 5 stars Some valuable insights but bitty and very focused on endurance sports
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4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read for anyone into training and exercise.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cuts the misinformed wrong crap that has been believed for some time now..
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5.0 out of 5 stars A handy little guide to common questions about exercise
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