Fitness advice from the heart: Kindness over comparison

We’ve been talking a lot about Instagram lately. We’re not hating on the platform, merely examining things that come with it; image, transparency, identity.

Let’s take the fitness movement for example. Fitness models, body builders, personal trainers they push and promote their programs, diets, supplements, that horrid “fit tea”  to the masses and yes, a lot of the times it works. Hell, my husband recently hired his very first personal trainer and he found him on Instagram.

IMG_9338

Rosalyn planking the wrong way (as usual) during a Nike workout in downtown Toronto. Photo: @doncharleone

Continue reading

Advertisements

Why Instagram is like window shopping (sometimes)

Instagram is like window shopping for the life you wish you had.  That line came to me as I was doing my nightly scroll through the ‘gram.

img_9535

Who isn’t guilty of posting a vacation selfie to Instagram? This one didn’t make my feed, but I had plenty others from last October’s trip to Mexico.

I don’t know the origin of the phrase FOMO (fear of missing out) but I swear it must’ve been birthed because of, or around the same time Instagram became to be.

Continue reading

Teyana Taylor’s Vogue video a taste of her workouts to come on Fade2Fit

It’s the 19th of January do you know where your fitspirations are?

Thanks to singer and dancer Teyana Taylor, I sure do. Upon pre-bedtime Instagram scrolling last night, I happened across a clip of Taylor’s new dance workout video in collaboration with Vogue.

A screenshot of Teyana Taylor

A screenshot from Teyana Taylor’s dance workout video with Vogue. (YouTube)

Continue reading