Deeply researched and artfully written ... The message here is that recovery is as important as any other aspect of athletics, making this book a must-read for all athletes, from the professional to the weekend warrior.
Aschwanden engagingly zooms in on the neglected topic of exercise recovery ... Slicing through all the fads and hoopla, Good to Go reinforces the absolute necessity of listening to and trusting your body.
In her absorbing new book, Good to Go, Aschwanden separates the facts from the hype in the realm of athletic recovery, dispensing welcome doses of common sense ... If nothing else, [Aschwanden] captures the extraordinary reach and scale of the multibillion-dollar recovery 'industry' ... Part of the appeal of Aschwanden’s approach is her healthy skepticism combined with an openness to new ideas.
The author is refreshingly skeptical throughout, and she turns in some observations along the way that go against received wisdom and practice but, again, have science behind them ... a good guide for those contemplating adding recovery to their routines ... A smart, engaging book.
Inquisitive and informative ... Despite the many products and techniques appraised, Aschwanden leaves athletes with a simple message—that, at least for some, less can be more when it comes to the vital step of recovery.