Fitness Myths

A session at SkeptiCamp Chicago 2015

What really causes post-workout soreness? How do Vibrams Five Fingers shoes compare to standard running shoes? Should women lift weights? This talk delves into common misconceptions about exercise to separate the real science from the bro science.

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Ashley Hamer

Saxophonist, skeptic & fake redhead in Chicago. bio from Twitter

Ashley discovered the world of skepticism when trying to to convince her best friend to stop undergoing regular chelation and ozone therapy. She is a contributor to Mad Art Lab, a sister site of Skepchick that explores the intersections of art and science. She also runs marathons and plays saxophone with the Chicago funk band FuzZz.

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Date Sun 31st May 2015

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