Saturday 23 September 2017

Liz Kearney: Thigh's the limit for women who fret about those bingo wings and cankles

Many women want arms like Michelle Obama’s – just one example of the
way in which fixations can develop on individual parts of the body
Many women want arms like Michelle Obama’s – just one example of the way in which fixations can develop on individual parts of the body

THIGH gaps: have you got them? Do you want them? If you're young and you're female, the chances are you probably do.

Women are now in pursuit of a new set of perfect pins: legs that don't touch above the knees. It's the latest fad to sweep the internet, and if you google it, you'll see thousands of images of thighs which would not look out of place in a concentration camp.

The experts say that a thigh gap is anatomically impossible for most adult women without being underweight.

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