Chris is an academic and trainer based in London who is currently finishing a PhD looking at the impact of fitness social media on men's body image and exercise motivation. He also has a Master's degree in nutrition and has worked with clients in the fitness industry for over ten years. More recently Chris has expanded into consulting and presenting on topics including body image, healthy social media use, motivation and broader mental and physical health.

In the Show:

  1. Social Media's Future: Unveiling its evolving impact on our lives.
  2. Body Image and Inadequacy: How social media comparison affects men's self-perception.
  3. The 6-Pack Illusion: Debunking the myth that a perfect body equals happiness.
  4. Mastering Social Media: 3 key strategies to turn social media into a positive tool.


  • 00:00 Intro
  • 0:53 The future of social media
  • 3:11 Comparing yourself on social media
  • 8:18 Feeling of inadequecy
  • 12:07 Impact on mens’ body image
  • 13:33 Active vs. passive use
  • 15:29 Developing body dysmorphia
  • 18:44 Does a 6-pack really make you happy?
  • 24:27 6-pack as a byproduct
  • 29:19 How to use social media to your advantage



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