Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Health Magazines & Perception

Vis-à-vis Janice Galloway's protagonist in The Trick is to Keep Breathing and her self-destructive behavior in the context of her addiction to women's magazines, this article on exercise magazines and self-perception:
If you read muscle magazines while working out your own muscles, you may
want to rethink your routine.
Though it might seem like an obvious choice while exercising, reading fitness magazines full of images of six-pack abs, super-sculpted arms and rock-hard thighs may undo one of the benefits of exercise, according to new research.

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