Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
February 18, 2020
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.8 X 8.1 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393357714

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About the Author

Christie Aschwanden is an award-winning science journalist. She's cohost of the podcast Emerging Form, a contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, and Slate, and was previously lead science writer for FiveThirtyEight. A National Magazine Award finalist and former elite athlete, she lives in Colorado.

Reviews

Authoritative, delightful, and much-needed.--Ed Yong, best-selling author of I Contain Multitudes
Christie Aschwanden makes the mind-boggling world of sports recovery a hilarious adventure, and she mixes science with stories that everyone can relate to.--Jessie Diggins, member of the U.S. Cross Country Ski Team
Skeptical and precise but also immensely enjoyable... a tour de force of great science journalism.--Nate Silver, author of The Signal and the Noise
The most important book about training you'll read this year.--Alex Hutchinson, best-selling author of Endure
An intelligent and entertaining tour of fitness research for anyone who exercises, with clear advice on what actually works to aid recovery.--Julia Belluz
When a work like this is written by one of the best science writers in the world, there is much to learn not only from the way [Christie Aschwanden] combines narrative with a clear synthesis of what the scientific evidence actually supports, but also about how the world of sports recovery can teach us something more fundamental about human nature.--Jonathan Wai
Absorbing.... Aschwanden separates the facts from the hype in the realm of athletic recovery, dispensing welcome doses of common sense.--David Takami
An amusing and exhaustive takedown of the recovery products and trends that fitness enthusiasts have transformed into a multibillion-dollar industry.--Andrea Gawrylewski