Gym-shaming: the new year fitness trend which really needs to stop

It’s that time of year again: out are the turkey dinners and cakes with cream, in are trainers, leggings and resolutions. But with all these fantastic renewed efforts to get fit and healthy, so comes the one thing I despise most about social media – gym shaming.

There’s something bizarrely territorial about gyms: people get so possessive about classes, machines, even times and days – to the point where it can be quite intimidating, almost threatening to walk in alone as a newbie. Continue reading