Best-selling author Covert Bailey, the popular star of the PBS television series Covert Bailey's Fit or Fat, has already won many converts in his crusade to revolutionize America's thinking about health and fitness. Now comes his first new book in years, and it's easily his best yet. Smart Exercise is a feast of useful information and practical advice. Here is a comprehensive guide to exercise and training, an irreverent debunking of weight-loss myths, a lucid explanation of how our bodies stay fit or go fat. Most important, Smart Exercise reveals the secret to good health: fit muscles rule the body. Using his remarkable ability to teach and make you laugh at the same time, Covert vividly explains how muscles really function, describes the multiple benefits of a good workout, and shows why muscle efficiency is the key to lowering body fat and getting fit. Covert's famous sense of humor guarantees that you'll be entertained as you read these pages. But the real genius of this book is that it can motivate just about anyone to choose fitness over fatness. For Covert's millions of fans, and for everyone seriously interested in good health, Smart Exercise is essential reading.