The 6 Most Shockingly Irresponsible “Fitspiration” Photos

Posted: September 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

Let me start by saying I used to be fit and healthy with a balance of gym, sports, eating properly, and enjoying life. So I know that it takes a lot of hard work to be both healthy AND strong. The body knows its limits.

When I was 25 I began having health issues beginning with my heart. A decade and a hundred pounds later and I am trying to relearn it all. My limits are different now, but so are my goals. I need to realize that I will not be that 25 year old again, nor will I be any of the women pictured in this blog. But I can be healthy, and strong, and happy. I will not push myself until I puke, nor will I call myself lazy when I reach my limits.

Reembody

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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