What’s Behind The Recent Boom In Fitness?, Answering COVID-19 Questions

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Fitness and exercise have been booming business in recent years. We discuss the rise in exercise culture. Then we bring on a Wisconsin doctor to address some of the biggest and most common COVID-19 questions and concerns.

Featured in this Show

  • Fitness Culture Is Bigger Than Ever, But Are We Any More Fit?

    While the fitness market and culture has existed in America for decades, today’s version of it seems amplified. With Instagram fitness influencers, a flooded supplement market with products like “fat burners” and things called BCAAs and exercise brands and classes with marketing that makes exercise feel like an experience, the fitness industry is BIG. But is this all hype or are we getting significantly fitter? We talk about our modern fitness culture with a historian and fitness culture researcher.

  • Answers To Some Common Questions About COVID-19

    There are many questions about how to best avoid infection with the novel coronavirus, who is most vulnerable, and what patients who develop COVID-19 are faced with. A Wisconsin doctor shares information.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Natalia Petrzela Guest
  • Dr. Jeff Pothof Guest