#170 The Science of Exercise Recovery with Christie Aschwanden

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Exercise recovery has become a big industry, promising that even Normal People can get better results with everything from foam rolling to cryogenic chambers to “squeezy pants”. Didn’t recovery used to mean NOT doing anything? Science journalist and former elite athlete Christie Aschwanden digs into the science of recovery in her book Good to Go and lets us know which recovery strategies are actually backed up by science.

Links in this episode: Buy Good to Go on Amazon or other places including bookstores near you, Christie’s website, Christie’s podcast Emerging Form, Join us on Patreon!

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