You don’t need technology to bloat (but it helps)

the time is It’s hot in our part of the world, which means people are starting to think a little more about getting out and being active, and maybe doing it with a little less clothing than usual. So we’re going to dedicate this week’s Gadget Lab episode to fitness. Our guest is author Casey Johnston, who writes about weightlifting, nutrition and fitness trends in her newsletter, she is a beastand his book Takeoff: from the sofa to the bar.

We spoke with Casey about her own fitness journey and how to navigate all the high-tech and low-tech solutions to better health, from fitness trackers and online videos to finding a fitness regimen that meets your goals.

show notes

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Casey recommends the game Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. Mike recommends saving your pickle brine and using it in other recipes instead of just throwing it away. Lauren recommends the podcast wiser than meHosted by Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Casey Johnston can be found on Twitter @caseyjohnston. Lauren Goode is @laurengoode. Michael Calore is @snack fight. Bling the main hotline at @GadgetLab. The show is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme song is solar keys.

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