At first glance, it looks like it’s about vanity. Then you realize it might also be about showing off. Eventually, you start to realize it’s about motivation, inspiration and really, just staying fit and healthy.
While thinspo or thinspiration, with its starvation methods, is widely considered as hazardous to one’s health, fitspo is a trend that has exploded online and is gaining traction here in Singapore. People are starting to work out to get in shape—and post pictures of their progress on their Tumblr, Instagram and other micro-blogging websites. Who doesn’t want to look good and feel great? Everyone does. These guys also do it to encourage and inspire each other and everyone else.
Up until a few years ago, you couldn’t really put photos of yourself up online to be judged/ogled at or judge/ogle at others when they do the same. Enter the fitspo trend, where fitness fanatics try to achieve bodies of Greek gods and goddesses and furnish it with pictures on cyberspace.
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