The Pursuit of Dadliness

How Come Everybody Started Working Out? Natalia Mehlman Petrzela on Fitness History and Mom Culture

Episode Summary

Denaturalize the act of going to the gym, which is actually a product of many shifts in how we think about the body, beauty, and the business of fitness.

Episode Notes

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela is a person of many parts: historian, fitness instructor, activist, and highly qualified Mom. She joins the show to discuss the history of fitness and how it came to be that everybody started going to the gym. Check out Natalia's work here: