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.