Christie Aschwanden on the Resilient Performance Podcast
Christie Aschwanden is the author of GOOD TO GO: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn From the Strange Science of Recovery and co-host of EMERGING FORM, a podcast about the creative process. She’s the former lead science writer at FiveThirtyEight and was previously a health columnist for The Washington Post. Christie is 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. A lifetime athlete, Christie has raced in Europe and North America on the Team Rossignol Nordic ski racing squad.
- How do we define and measure “recovery”
- Does “optimal” exist and should we be seeking to attain it
- Recovery and fragility
- The conflation of science and marketing
- Biomarkers and metrics as reflective indicators of performance
- Wearable tech- strategizing what to measure
- Ethically harnessing the placebo effect
- Usain Bolt’s nutrition during the Beijing Olympics
- Actionable recovery practices
Links of Interest:
Subscribe to the Resilient newsletter
Freebies and exclusive promos!
We won't share your info. Unsubscribe at any time.