Christie Aschwanden - Author Event

GOOD TO GO: WHAT THE ATHLETE IN ALL OF US CAN LEARN FROM THE STRANGE SCIENCE OF RECOVERY
By Christie Aschwanden

In recent years recovery has become a sports and fitness buzzword. Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks and shakes to compression sleeves, foam rollers, electrical muscle stimulators, and sleep trackers.

In 'Good To Go,' acclaimed FiveThirtyEight science writer Christie Aschwanden takes readers on an entertaining and enlightening tour through this strange world. She investigates whether drinking Gatorade or beer after training helps or hinders performance; she examines the latest trends among athletes, from NFL star Tom Brady's infrared pajamas to gymnast Simone Biles' pneumatic compression boots to swimmer Michael Phelps' "cupping" ritual; and she tests some of the most controversial methods herself, including cryochambers, float tanks, and infrared saunas.

Event date: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
1289 Lincoln Ave
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393254334
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 5th, 2019