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    • Good to Go

    • What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery
    • By: Christie Aschwanden
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    In recent years "recovery" has become a sports and fitness buzzword. Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks and shakes to compression sleeves, foam rollers, electrical muscle stimulators, and sleep trackers. In Good to Go, acclaimed FiveThirtyEight science writer Christie Aschwanden takes listeners on an entertaining and enlightening tour through this strange world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, not great

    • By Nathan A Cummins on 05-19-19
    • What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery
    • By: Christie Aschwanden
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 03-05-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 70 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Running with Raven

    • The Amazing Story of One Man, His Passion, and the Community He Inspired
    • By: Laura Lee Huttenbach
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Raven Kraft has changed the lives of thousands who have run with him - many of them hundreds of times. From all 50 states and dozens of countries, across all age groups and backgrounds, they come to run with Raven, and in the process find friendship, inspiration - and a nickname. Among them is author Laura Lee "White Lightning" Huttenbach, who has logged over 1,000 miles of Raven Runs. Here she explores the stories of dozens of others about why they started running with Raven - and why they keep coming back.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Get an hour in and you’re hooked

    • By duskers on 12-24-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Run the World

    • My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe
    • By: Becky Wade
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 61

    From elite marathoner and Olympic hopeful Becky Wade comes the story of her yearlong exploration of diverse global running communities from England to Ethiopia - nine countries, 72 host families, and over 3,500 miles of running - investigating unique cultural approaches to the sport and revealing the secrets to the success of runners all over the world.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not exactly Born to Run

    • By Christopher on 11-09-16
    • My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe
    • By: Becky Wade
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 07-05-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 68 ratings

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Good to Go

    • How to Eat, Sleep and Rest Like a Champion
    • By: Christie Aschwanden
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    All athletes from Olympians to weekend warriors must toe the line between training and recovery to maximise the benefits of workouts and reach optimal performance. For the longest time, coaches and training manuals have emphasised training. But now sports science is homing in on an even more fundamental part: recovery.

    Regular price: $9.80