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Fitness Reading For The Week : So You Think You Know What’s Good for You?
Posted By Scott Bird
So You Think You Know What's Good for You?

It’ll come as no surprise that we discuss a lot of fitness-related books; on this site as well as the various networks noted in the sidebar.

I’m currently checking out the book ‘So You Think You Know What’s Good for You? (by Dr Norman Swan)‘. Solid advice – on nutrition, cardiovascular fitness and overall health.

(And just in case – he’s the Health Reporter for the ABC; shows like the Health Report and podcasts like Coronacast.)

Incidentally, I’ve got an evergrowing list of ‘books to read‘, and I’m always looking to add to it. Suggestions welcome.

There’s also a list of our all-time fitness suggestions over on Goodreads. Dive on in.

NB : We first looked at this one in the weekly Strength & Fitness Newsletter (part of the Strength Kit). If you'd like to have it sent to you automatically (free!) each week, just add your email here.

We also discuss a number of training-related books. If you're looking for the full list of the ones I'm checking out personally, swing by Goodreads. You can also suggest new ones there (or via this site's contact page) - I'm always on the lookout for more literary goodness.

Incidentally, if this has got you thinking about your own diet, you might like to swing by Examine.com. Fantastic site.

Over to you. Drop us a line on Twitter ( @scottbird ), or add a comment below.

Cheers.

 

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Scott is a long-time fitness enthusiast (Jan 2004!), writer and photographer living in Sydney, Australia. If you share the passion for spending a bit of time under a bar, welcome. Love hearing how everyone else trains. You can connect via Twitter, Facebook and the various networks listed in the sidebar.
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