Dr. Martin Gibala's Top Book Recommendations

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In Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? Alex Hutchinson, a physicist, award-winning journalist, and contributing editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, reveals the little-known and often surprising truths that science has uncovered about exercise. A book that ranges from cardio and weights to competition and weight loss, here are fascinating facts and practical tips for fitness buffs, competitive athletes, and popular science fans alike.
Recommended by Dr. Martin Gibala, and 1 others.

Dr. Martin GibalaI think there’s a gift there in terms of boiling this complex science down into compelling narratives that people can read and understand. (Source)

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A cutting-edge prescription for exercise by the New York Times “Phys Ed” columnist

At one point or another, nearly every person who works out wonders: Am I doing this right? Which class is best? Do I work out enough? Answering those questions and more, The First 20 Minutes helps both weekend warriors dedicated to their performance and readers who simply want to get and stay fit gain the most from any workout.

With the latest findings about the mental and physical benefits of exercise, personal stories from scientists and laypeople alike, as well as...
Recommended by Dr. Martin Gibala, and 1 others.

Dr. Martin GibalaProvided a really good example or set a bar for us in terms of trying to structure 'The One Minute Workout.' (Source)

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The Craft of Scientific Writing

We are all apprentices 01 a craft where no one ever becomes a master. -Emest Hemingway In October 1984, the weak writing in a scientific report made national news. The report, which outlined safety procedures during a nuclear attack, advised industrial workers "to don heavy clothes and immerse themselves in a large body of water. " The logic behind this advice was sound: Water is a good absorber of heat, neutrons, and gamma rays. Unfortunately, the way the advice was worded was unclear. Was everyone supposed to be com- up for air? Be- pletely submerged? Was it safe to come sides being... more
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Dr. Martin GibalaOne of the books that I’ve given out a lot. (Source)

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