Perfect thigh gaps do not exist. I don’t care what anyone is trying to sell you. It’s bullshit. Thighs are beautiful whether they are skinny, muscular, or thick. As long as you are active and healthy, the size of your thighs and whether they touch or not shouldn’t matter.
What are thigh gaps?
Thigh gaps were invented after the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which featured several models with thin thighs that became the new ideal body type on “thinspiration” blogs and social media.
In 2013, Camile Hugh, a so-called fitness blogger and trainer, published the book The Thigh Gap Hack that was featured on the Dr. Oz Show. Just like any pseudo-health magic pill that gets featured on Dr. Oz, it became the next big thing. The book is poorly written with major spelling and grammar errors and isn’t backed by any scientific studies. Don’t waste your money on it.
The thigh gaps movement and the book was designed to feed into young girls’ and women’s obsession with obtaining the perfect body and feeling that they are inadequate. Like we don’t get that enough in the media already…
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