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Rebecca Adams

The Dark Side Of 'Fitspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women

This article contains language and graphic descriptions that may be triggering for those who struggle with disordered eating. Just a few months ago...

The Culture of Obesity

Venetia Thompson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Venetia Thompson

We cannot allow this madness to progress further than it already has. Having a functional, fit body cannot become the 'privilege' of the upper classes, or of celebrities who can afford personal trainers and daily deliveries of perfectly balanced healthy food.

Hilarious, Body-Positive Fitspiration? We Found It

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women

If you've ever looked to the Internet for a bit of healthy lifestyle encouragement, you might have come across "fitspiration." While its origins may h...

Is 'Thinspo' for Guys Any Less Harmful Than 'Thinspo' For Girls?

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

Even though the media have reported on "thinspiration" -- a.k.a. thinspo -- websites for more than a decade, one of the first direct acknowledgement...

There Is Nothing Good About 'Thinspo'

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 06.10.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

I can see absolutely nothing good about "thinspo." To me, Twitter and Tumblr should be doing all they can to shut down the pro-anorexia accounts, which just harm people.

'Fitspiration': Why It Isn't So Inspirational

Lexie Kite | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women
Lexie Kite

If you are on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter, you have seen fitness inspiration images just in time for "bikini season" to motivate you to "get fit" -- we call them "fitspiration." This is NOT healthy or inspiring.

Carolyn Gregoire

THE HUNGER BLOGS: A Secret World of Teenage 'Thinspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

I'm looking at pictures from before christmas in december. I was so f*cking skinny. Screw recovery. Hello relapse. -- coffeeandhipbones, Tumblr ...