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Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson

Alex Hutchinson

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Alex Hutchinson writes about the science of fitness and exercise. A former national-team distance runner and postdoctoral physicist, he is the author of Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise. He is also a senior editor at Canadian Running magazine and a contributing editor at Popular Mechanics.

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Could overdressing during your run improve performance?
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How top athletes dip into usually inaccessible reserves of strength and endurance
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Grab life by the poles: Science says you should take up cross-country skiing
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Is chronic mouthwash use endangering your beneficial bacteria?
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The hottest themes in fitness research for 2018 Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson
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Starting rehab early can speed recovery from muscle injuries: study
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In his new book, Jonathan Beverly explores what masters athletes know about healthy aging
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Do less and gain more with blood flow restriction training
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How should you train to retain muscle as you age?
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Gelatin: the sports world’s newest superfood
How mindful running can make you calmer and happier
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The tricky business of taming an endurance athlete's upset stomach
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Are electric fans a cheap and efficient cooling option in heat waves? Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson
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Runners, don’t sweat taking a break - rest can improve performance
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Testing out the best strategy to avoid overheating during exercise
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Bounce, cadence or foot angle: Do these factors influence running speed?
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Muscle gains can be seen after a few weeks of hard workouts: study Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson
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To eat on the go, endurance athletes need to train their stomachs Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson
Recipe: Rice Cakes
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When it comes to athletic performance, how much vitamin D is enough? Alex Hutchinson
Alex Hutchinson