Personal trainer shares bum dimples photo to send an important body positivity message

No one's bum looks like an Instagram bum all the time

Rachel Hosie
Tuesday 19 September 2017 10:38
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It’s amazing how different your body can look in a photo when you change your posture, the lighting and camera angle, and this is something Instagram influencers know better than anyone.

More often than not there's a sneaky bit of Facetune at play to smooth over blemishes or Spring to make you look slimmer too.

But one fitness Instagrammer - with nearly 400,000 followers - has spoken out to say her bum doesn’t always look as flawless as it might appear.

Australian personal trainer Madalin Giorgetta is undeniably an incredibly fit woman, but yes, she gets bum dimples too.

And she’s shared a picture to prove her point.

“When my sister originally took this photo of me I saw it and was like ‘eww gross delete delete’,” Giorgetta captioned the picture, adding that she then forgot to delete it.

“I shared another similar more flattering picture on my Instagram (sans butt dimples) and never thought I would ever share the original photo.”

But when she was asked to provide some images to accompany an interview in Women’s Health and Fitness magazine, Giorgetta decided to throw caution to the wind and send over the picture along with four other options.

It was the picture the magazine decided to use.

“Now that I see it in print, I’m extremely proud and so happy I made the decision to publish a photo of myself that shows me for me,” Giorgetta said. “No editing, no booty pose, just me, a giant coconut and my goofy grin.”

Not only has sharing the picture helped Giorgetta love her own body, it will help millions of women across the world struggling with body confidence.

Although it’s becoming increasingly common for women with seemingly perfect bodies to reveal their “flaws” on social media, we still rarely see bum dimples, cellulite and wobbly tummies, which can make a woman think they’re something to be ashamed of.

They’re not. Bum dimples are normal and cute too.

As Giorgetta said in her interview: “Always remember that the images you see are carefully selected, filtered, angled and lit to display people in the best possible light.

“Don’t let someone’s perfect selfie dictate your confidence – most people don’t actually look how they do on Instagram.”

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