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How to choose the 'fitfluencers' to follow, and the ones to avoid

By Danielle Friedman

15 May 2023 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Instagram is home to 50,000 fitness influencers, who claim to hold the secrets to a healthy lifestyle. Many of these accounts lack sound advice or post potentially harmful content. The NYT reports.

(Science Times)

According to some estimates, Instagram is home to around 50,000 fitness influencers, most claiming to have the secrets to a healthy lifestyle. While some share science-backed helpful tips, others promote fitness advice that’s misguided at best and dangerous at worst.

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