Fat Shaming Weight Loss on Facebook

Now that social media is such an ingrained part of our lives, so too is the ‘selfie’.  For those of you who are unaware, a selfie is a photo that you take of yourself (usually to publish on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc) and is something that Gen-Y’s LOVE to do!  However, there is a controversial weight loss page on Facebook which encourages people to upload photos of themselves in only their underwear, in order to ‘shame’ them into losing weight. 

The 12-week weight loss program is called ‘Frank Personal Training Program’ and you can ONLY join if you are willing to upload ‘selfie’ shots in your underwear each week you are on the program.  The founder of the program, Frank Gorman, believes that while the photos may be perceived as humiliating, they are essential for success.  You can read more about the program here:   http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/would-you-turn-to-facebook-shaming-to-lose-weight/story-fneuzkvr-1226770668407

Posting selfies in underwear on Facebook - is humilation a good motivator for weight loss?

Posting selfies in underwear on Facebook – is humilation a good motivator for weight loss?

I don’t know about you, but I CERTAINLY think that this is something I would NEVER do.  I mean, how would you feel about a photo like that being posted on Facebook with potential audience of millions seeing you with so much flesh on display?  Yep, it’s definitely confronting and, as we know, a photo on Facebook can end up anywhere!  How would you like it if people you work with knew exactly how you looked in your undies…?  It would be difficult to look them in the eye every day.

At The Natural Way, we take your weight loss very seriously and deal with it discreetly.  We respect that your weight is a very personal issue and that is why we offer our clients’ one-on-one, private consultations – that’s right, no group meetings.  The weekly support you receive with us while on The Natural Way is personalized and strictly confidential:  in fact, you could say that your consultant becomes you own private mentor, who is with you every step of the way to support, encourage and motivate you all the way to your goal. 

If you want a weight loss program which is tailored to suit your individual needs – and where you will receive the best, most professional support – then you need The Natural Way.  We have helped literally tens of 1000’s of people to lose weight in the 30+ years we have been in business, and we know that we can help you too.

Make a FREE appointment now to find out more about what we offer.  Call 1300 SLIMMER (1300 754663) NOW to book and our caring consultant will explain exactly what we can do to make your dream body a reality.  Even with Christmas approaching, now is a great time to get started, as our plans can cater to allow you to indulge in some great festive treats including seafood & alcohol.

Visit our website:  http://www.thenaturalway.com.au/

About Lose Weight With Sue

I am a naturopath for The Natural Way. We have 24 clinics nationally that help people to lose weight & educate on how to keep it off.
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