Fitness

Grazia Examines The Rise of ‘Instarexics’

August 30, 2015

Since my article about wellness bloggers was published in The Mail on Sunday, many people have expressed their feelings towards the darker side of fitspo.

To my surprise, many have also chosen to use the article as a chance to promote themselves and highlight what responsible, professional and inspirational bloggers they are, how they’ve never had issues and why everyone should follow them… I’m not going to name names, but it’s this kind of naive and irresponsible behavior that makes me really cross. But asking these individuals to take themselves and their number of followers out of the picture for just a second – seems like a waste of time.

Thankfully Grazia have followed the piece with an article about how my and many others concerns about certain wellness bloggers, deserves attention. For the full article click here. To reiterate – I think in general, wellness bloggers do a great job at motivating others to lead healthy lives. But those who are obsessive and unbalanced/misleading in their posts – I ask you to think about the influence you’re having…

 

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