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Ryan Adams 9009

  1. 1. By Ryan Adams Society and fitness
  2. 2. What is a gym <ul><li>A place were people go to improve there fitness and strength </li></ul><ul><li>Were sports performers go to improve there sporting skills </li></ul><ul><li>A social gathering of people </li></ul>
  3. 3. Me and Fitness <ul><li>I have been training for 2 years now </li></ul><ul><li>Train at muscle masters gym </li></ul><ul><li>Specialize in strength training rather than cardio training </li></ul><ul><li>My favourite lift is the bench press </li></ul>
  4. 4. Bench press Normal bench press lift J lift bench press
  5. 5. clips.team-andro.com Tampa barbell powerlifting bench press night Video of the bench press Insert this link into google
  6. 6. First time at the gym <ul><li>Very intimidated at first </li></ul><ul><li>Learnt more about heath, fitness and training ideas the more I went </li></ul><ul><li>Idolise the bigger people in the gym </li></ul><ul><li>The more I attended the gym the closer I got towards my ideal self </li></ul>
  7. 7. How it has affected me <ul><li>Going to the gym gets you instantly stereo typed by the people around you as: </li></ul><ul><li>Aggressive </li></ul><ul><li>Unsociable </li></ul><ul><li>Dumb </li></ul><ul><li>Drug abuser </li></ul>However some people like this stereo type and use it to there advantage to become more intimidating to others
  8. 8. Here are some examples of the media supporting this stereo type Welcome to the jungle featuring the rock Rocky IV Avatar Terry crews in The Expendables
  9. 9. Society and fitness <ul><li>Some gyms have little or no women facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Big muscular physique is now essential to a better lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>The media create a false image of what a happy couple should look like </li></ul>
  10. 10. Typical alpha male Opposite of alpha male
  11. 11. Pressure and body image <ul><li>More and more men and women are pressured every day to change there body image. </li></ul><ul><li>A muscular image is seen as the perfect body which is why so many men aspire to have it. </li></ul><ul><li>This need for the perfect body image is what leads men and women to drugs. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The perfect body image <ul><li>The media advertise this perfect body image of celebrities as the only body image </li></ul>Media products like these create a false and misleading image of women and what they should be like Women
  13. 13. Perfect body image Men <ul><li>Men idolise the celebrities so called perfect body image. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrities are put under the same pressure by the media to have the perfect body image. </li></ul>
  14. 14. How my parents sees me How my girlfriend sees me How my older brother sees me How the media sees me The Looking Glass Self
  15. 15. <ul><li>This obsession with body image is beginning to control many peoples lives </li></ul><ul><li>The need for the perfect body image is never ending and growing more and more </li></ul>Conclusion