This makes me happy because LIKE MOST PEOPLE (especially girls) I struggle with self-acceptance and positive reinforcement of the truth – that skinniness is not everything – is always great. Also, I have friends who constantly go to the gym, and have ‘fitspo’ like this that they love to show me, and I really wish I could show them this and have them take it seriously. Ugh. Read it!
The Reembody blog, up to this point, has been a thoughtful exploration of human movement, a subject about which I am extremely passionate.
Today, however, I’m mad and I’m going to tell you why.
I have been planning a blog post for a while on fitness misinformation, and it was originally going to be the same kind of thoughtful deconstruction found in my other installments. But then I read this and it was one of the most beautiful things I’ve ever found in my newsfeed: so beautiful, in fact, that the rest of the health and fitness propaganda floating around Facebook like turds in a pool started to really, really piss me off.
So thoughtful deconstruction has been postponed for another day. Instead, we’re going to take a good look at a few of those turds and get pissed off together because, when someone preys upon your insecurities in an effort…
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