I don't believe it.
Short term trend, Internet flash in the pan
Long term shift in what we view as attractive
Obesity numbers are staggering, but seeing one end of the spectrum likewise does not make it desirable to increase pressure for young people of both sexes to look like their ideals for the rest of their lives.
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"We all of us know down here that politics is a tough game. And I don't think there's any point in being Irish if you don't know that the world is going to break your heart eventually."-Daniel Patrick Moynihan, December 5, 1963
At the end of the day, the best message we can send is to eat whole, healthy foods...cut down on junk, and try to get some exercise. The ideal body for you will follow that. Any "extreme" is unhealthy when it comes to your body
Most of the Dab Bod stuff I have seen hasn't been of overweight men, just men that aren't cut. You don't have to be cut to be healthy.
I don't think it is a fad, it just has a word now.
I can't speak for women but I know that what I like to LOOK at and what I like to cuddle up with at night are two very different things.
Originally Posted by ChomskyOriginally Posted by OrphanSlug
I don't have an issue with someone wanting to feel "OK" with an average or slightly chubby body, or accepting others who have that body.
But, it's fairly easy to be in near fitness model shape. Seriously, anyone can do it, and most of those "dadbod" types could achieve some degree of the fitness hard-body look in a matter of months, so why not?
If we keep telling our self that "mediocracy is OK", then all we will ever be is mediocre.