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People Who Post Their Fitness Routine To Facebook Have Psychological Problems

Ayesha JT Nov 16, 2017
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You may find the titles a bit conjecture or humorous. However, there is, in fact, evidence that point to individuals who post “workout pics” to their social media accounts have some severe problems.

Psychology lecturer Dr. Tara Marshall utters that posting this typology of status updates “reflect[s] people’s personality traits.” consequently if the images also hold evocative or provocative poses, it is rational to read into these too. More exclusively, Brunel University research discloses that people who post the abovementioned updates have a tendency to be narcissists, and besides, their main intention is “their need for motivation and validation from the Facebook community.”

Conceivably, the posts in question are likely to obtain the highest number of “likes” and “reactions.” Nevertheless, Marshall also put forward that “it could be that their Facebook friends politely offer support while secretly disliking such egotistical displays.” If you’re a person who “likes” these types of updates, you may be able to verify or disprove said insight for yourself. However, if you’re someone who posts these sort of updates yourself, this hypothesis might make you speculate.

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