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Workout content is taking over social media. Here's how to banish it.

By Tatum Hunter

15 Mar 2023 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Are you being bombarded with #fitspiration on social media? The Washington Post has practical tips to reduce this type of content that can do more harm than good according to health experts.

Sometimes, algorithms reflect insecurities we didn't know we had.

Maybe you stopped to linger on some "grow your glutes" videos on Instagram. Maybe that signaled to the app that you'd like to see more content about strong backsides and the people who have them. Maybe your entire Explore page is now images of butts - not that I know from experience.

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