Old Firehouse Books will welcome author, athlete, and journalist Christie Aschwanden to the store to celebrate the release of her latest book Good to Go: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery. This book is sure to be an eye-opening read for even the most casual athlete. The event is free and open to the public.
The word “recovery” has become a sports and fitness buzzword in recent years, and the number of recovery products has exploded. In Good to Go, Aschwanden explores this strange world, from investigating whether drinking Gatorade or beer after training helps or hinders performance to testing some of the more controversial methods on herself. Ultimately, this book seeks to find which of the various available products actually help the body to recover and achieve peak performance.