Book Review Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?

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This article was edited and updated on December 23, 2021.

The Sub-Title

Dr. Alex Hutchinson subtitled his book, “Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise.”

Written in a clear, precise, and informative manner, you can use this book to help you decide when to exercise, how to exercise, and what to exercise with. Backing up all of his points with solid research, Dr. Hutchinson takes each fitness "talking point" and helps you understand why it is or isn’t a myth.

Topics A-Plenty

There are few topics Dr. Hutchinson doesn’t tackle, but here are just a few that he discusses early in his book:

And more

Dr. Hutchinson goes on to discuss several other topics, including:

Treasure Trove of Good Ideas

There are numerous bits of excellent advice from Dr. Hutchinson, but here are four of my favourites, and the most pertinent for my fitness class participants:

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I am a BCRPA-certified fitness instructor in Vancouver, BC. I teach four classes at the West End Community Centre in Vancouver, BC, mostly designed for the older adult. The Inevitable Disclaimer: Everything published here expresses only my opinion, based on my training and research. What you do with the information is entirely your own responsibility. I am not liable for any injury you suffer that seems to be related to anything you read here. Always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise program. For other articles, return to the table of contents.

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