Why “fitspo” isn’t so inspirational

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“Taught from infancy that beauty is woman’s scepter, the mind shapes itself to the body and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison”(Wollstonecraft, 1792).

http://www.beautyredefined.net/why-fitspiration-isnt-so-inspirational/

You be the judge: is fitspo really better than thinspo? Really?

Typical 'thinspo' at its best

Typical ‘thinspo’ at its best

Typical 'fitspo' at its best.

Typical ‘fitspo’ at its best.

If you were lazy to read the whole article, here are some pictures to challenge your fitspo-glorifying perceptions.

Because this is totally more empowering than telling girls to starve themselves, right?

Because this is totally more empowering than telling girls to starve themselves, right?

How different are they?

How different are they?

Things I'll wear when I'm *insert "FIT".

Things I’ll wear when I’m *insert “FIT”.

I know many people who are completely swept in this ‘fitspo’ tide and many will defend to their graves, that they are doing it for themselves. I hope this gets everyone thinking- truly honestly about their fitspo/thinspo motivations.

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