Popular Fitness Trends That Are Actually Unhealthy

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Instagram gave us dozens of fitness trends that completely redefined the idea of perfect body. In addition to being almost impossible to achieve, some of them also happen to be extremely unhealthy and we’re bringing you three you should never try.

Ab Crack

Having an ab crack basically means having a line that runs down the middle of your torso. Healthy diet and an intense workout regimen often aren’t enough to achieve this goal, since most people aren’t genetically predisposed to have an ab crack.

Thigh Gap

Thigh gap is one of the most popular fitness trends we’ve got in the last few years, but it can be extremely dangerous. Despite many tips and tricks to achieve it, this trend is completely unattainable if you don’t have the right bone structure and body type.

Waist Training

Different forms of waist trainers have been around for centuries, but they were never a good idea. These Victorian-like corsets are supposed to gradually reduce your waistline, but wearing them can lead to dangerous side effects since they’re restricting breathing and internal organs.