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Fitness Is Not a Look, Says Gym Owner | Fitness Magazine

Sometimes, it seems like every gym ad or workout photo has a woman in her sports bra with a perfectly flat tummy peeking over her short-shorts, showing off her endless legs. And when you're not a fitness model-which hey, most of us aren't-those same advertisements can make you feel way less than when going to the gym.

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Love this article.  Relatively short but speaks volumes.  Gyms and magazines put so much emphasis on the fitness model look that I think it has the opposite effect; making it seem easy to get that body, which quite frankly it's... more »Love this article.  Relatively short but speaks volumes.  Gyms and magazines put so much emphasis on the fitness model look that I think it has the opposite effect; making it seem easy to get that body, which quite frankly it's so much more than that.  Put more pictures of the 75% of us who don't have that look on gym ads and magazines and more people can relate, resulting in a better perspective on attaining health goals. 01-23-2017 1:13pm

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@Will - I agree.  I really wish we could move towards being "healthy" instead of being so image driven as healthy does come in all shapes and sizes. 01-23-2017 4:16pm

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