Mass Shooting Solutions And The Real Purpose Of Exercise

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A man wipes off a pre-loaded barbell with a sanitizing cloth on the floor of a gym. Other barbell and racks can be seen in the background.
Terry Sullivan, general manager of Fondren Fitness, a Jackson, Miss., fitness center, sanitizes barbells, Thursday, May 14, 2020. Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo

We examine some possible solutions to ending gun violence following recent mass shootings in Georgia and Colorado. Then, were human beings truly meant to exercise? Our guest says maybe we’ve been overthinking exactly what type and how much activity we need to survive.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Marc Zimmerman Guest
  • Daniel Lieberman Guest

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