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Ignore The Fitspo. It'S Not Empowering, It'S Manupulating!


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A lot of us have seen the "fitspiration" images of petite, tan, intensely muscled young women with captions like "Yesterday you said tomorrow." This is just "thinspo" in disguise: the same crap that encouraged anorexia a few years ago.
Remember, it's unfair to constantly compare yourself to models, whether they're lanky or muscular. To really feel good, focus on YOUR progress and YOUR goals. Love your body, because whether petite, lanky, chubby, or athletic, your body is a miraculous creation!

Fitspo images were pioneered by Nike. Nike has an interest in making sure you feel obligated to buy more exercise gear. Think about it. Fitspo started as an AD CAMPAIGN! Don't try to purchase body confidence -- find it within!
- Submitted by BTVMADS 9/7/2012 in Motivation | 2 Comments
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LEXHL1986 9/8/2012 7:07:00 PM

    Works for me too.
KATIEBATEY 9/10/2012 9:28:00 PM

    As a dancer and heart patient I feel constantlly pressured by other dancers but you know what? as long as I am having fun with a big smile on my face I could care less what they think. They aren't doctors- they dont have heart issues, they are short or chubby so I am proud of my unique features and loosing weight is just a side effect of having fun=)

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