Listen to Episode No. 87 of Slate Money:
On this episode of Slate Money, Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann are joined by special guest Elly Trickett, editor in chief of IBM.com and former director of content for Weight Watchers. They discuss:
- How weight-loss programs make money
- The enduring trend of wearable fitness tech
- The economics of gym memberships and yoga studios
Felix’s Number: How Americans got so fat.
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Podcast production by Zachary Dinerstein.