Time magazine is getting mercilessly mocked over an article about “the white supremacist origins of exercise” that claims racism was the motivator for the fitness movement. The mag ran the eye-catching headline Wednesday based on a chat with author Natalia Mehlman Petrzela, the associate professor of history at New York’s The New School. In the interview, the self-styled “scholar, writer, teacher and activist” insisted that being fat used to be “desirable” — and the push to work out in the 20th century was racism at work.
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