I recently read an article that the Fitspiration (Fitspo) trend is backfiring.
This is something I totally agree with and mentioned a bit in my last article “Does motivation lead to action or does action lead to motivation?”
I’m not able to speak to the mental health issues brought up in the article or the relation to social media use in general, but I do agree with the state this so-called “fitspiration” puts you in.
Fitspo is short for Fitspiration which is short for Fitness Inspiration. The idea is simple: browse images to inspire you to exercise. With 55+ million posts on instagram you have plenty of options!
The ideal formula is:
Look at images -> get inspired -> exercise -> get fit -> look good naked.
The formula seems simple enough, but it rarely works in reality. It usually ends up looking like this: Continue reading “Fitspo Doesn’t Work”