Ok you worked out, now what? #511
February 01, 2019
Ok, you got out the door and did a workout. Excellent work! Now you're sore. Rats. What do you do? Foam roll? Stretch? Stand butt naked in a tank pumping in liquid nitrogen? Put on specially branded pajamas? The recovery options are endless these days. But which of them work best? Heck, which even work at all? We're talking with Christie Aschwanden about her new book: "Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn From the Strange Science of Recovery".
- ‘Good to Go’ tackles the real science of sports recovery - Review from Bethany on Science News
- Christie Aschwanden
Christie Aschwanden is an editor and the lead science writer at FiveThirtyEight and the author of "Good To Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn From the Strange Science of Recovery". She's the co-host of Emerging Form, a podcast about the creative process, launching in early 2019. Christie is a former health columnist for The Washington Post, and a frequent contributor to The New York Times. She's also been a contributing editor for Runner's World and a contributing writer for Bicycling. Her work appears in dozens of publications, including Discover, Slate, Consumer Reports, New Scientist, More, Men's Journal, Mother Jones, NPR.org, Smithsonian and O, the Oprah Magazine. Provided photo by Anna Barry-Jester.
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