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This New Smart Fitness Machine Will Change How You Lift Weights • Gear Patrol

Almost $3,000 for this? What a colossal waste of money. Just one more exercise thingy that American consumers will be persuaded to buy, use for a while, and then will remain fallow. The fitness industry is nothing if not creative…

BarBend: 7 Downsides of Being Crazy Lean

The team at Bar Bend produces some really good fitness and nutrition stuff. Here is a good example, on the potential harms of being too lean or trying to maintain a very low body fat percentage all the time. If…

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The New York Times: Why Everything We Know About Salt May Be Wrong

A long, but excellent article by NYT fitness writer Gina Kolata (a serious strength training enthusiast, by the way), which contains a rare admission of relative ignorance from academic clinicians (see quote below): that they and their preening, condescending colleagues…