Interesting article about music videos and self esteem. Two fitness models and two psychologists were interviewed for their take on it.
Do music videos promote low self-esteem?
4 health and fitness industry experts have their say.
This morning as I huffed and puffed up invisible stairs, I stumbled across a news channel where a female presenter was complaining she felt “fatter” at the gym.
“I avoid the gym during the holidays,” she explains, “Watching those music video clips during my work-outs…those impossibly flawless people make me feel fat.”
Personally, I find the constant parade of slim beautiful bodies motivating as I’m trying to obtain their physique for a competition, however I do see the flip side where some women may feel pressured by the imagery to look a certain way or be a certain age.
Interested to get the perspective from individuals who live and breath body image and physical beauty, I asked 2 award winning female fitness models and 2 mental health psychologists for their opinion on this complex…
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