fitspo

Fitness inspiration, known as fitspo, is supposed to get women exercising, but is it helpful or hurtful for women's body images? Caroline and Cristen assess the health of fitspo and its links to eating disorders and compulsive exercise.

...Emblazoned on the bodies of so many sweaty (Always sweaty! Should be called "sweatspo" if you ask me, but nobody did.) are pithy sayings that range from the genuinely inspiration -- "Be positive, patience and persistent" -- to the sinister --"It's always too early to quit." And mostly, the fitspo that I found motivates with body-shaming threats that twist exercise into a constant state, rather than a healthful retreat...