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Science Summary: The Competitive Edge (Cardio or Weights Part 13)

This post is a continuation (and the culmination) on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott How should I adjust my training in the final days

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What Lifting Heavy Really Does To Your Body

Everyone has the preconceived notion that if you lift heavy, you will turn into a bodybuilder. What I wouldn’t give for that to be true!  Lifting will turn you into a bodybuilder like running will turn you into an Olympic athlete.  What people fail to realize is how much actually goes into attaining that BIG bodybuilder look!  Fear of

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Mind and Body (Cardio or Weights Part 12)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott If my brain is tired, will my body’s performance suffer? Short Answer:  Yes

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Science Summary: Weight Management (Cardio or Weights Part 10)

Before you read, take a look at my post on dieting!  I cover a lot of the practical things there and a lot of the science things here. This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are

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Science Summary: Exercise and Aging (Cardio or Weights Part 9)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott What’s the cumulative effect of all the exercise I’ve done over the years?

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Science Summary: Strength and Power (Cardio or Weights Part 6)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. —Scott Do I need strength training if I just want to be lean and fit?

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Science Summary: Aerobic Exercise (Cardio or Weights Part 5 )

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott Why should I do cardio if I just want to build my muscles?

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Science Summer: Physiology ( Cardio or Weights Part 4)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott What role does my brain play in fatigue? Short Answer:  The central fatigue

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Science Summary: Getting Started ( Cardio or Weights Part 2)

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott Will exercising in cold air freeze my lungs? Short Answer: No Longer Answer:

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Science Summary: Fitness Gear ( Cardio or Weights Part 3 )

This post is a continuation on my series through Alex Hutchinson’s Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? All of the following questions are taken from this book and the answers are paraphrased from the authors words with my interpretations and thoughts added in. — Scott Is running on a treadmill better or worse than running outside? Short Answer:

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