I recently finished reading Alex Hutchinson’s book “Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights: Workout myths, Training truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise.” In it, Hutchinson examines commonly-held beliefs about exercise, and looks beyond the “common” at what research science has actually proven. I found it to be informative, fascinating, and well-written.
I’m not the only one who likes it. The legendary Amby Burfoot, 1968 Boston marathon winner and currently an editor at Runner’s World, says of it, “Authoritative and easy to use. This book answers all the big questions.”
In my (not so humble) opinion, this book would make an invaluable addition to any athlete’s library. So I’m tempted to write a full review of it. Before I do, though, I want to ask: