Fit for the Future.

Exploring the Relationship between Discipline and Distinction in Modern Society.

15 mins
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Medicine and Health

Societal Symphony: Harmonizing the Melodies of Conspiracy

The popular fitness app called Keep has been used as a political tool; this app's use of flexible spaces, community-based support, and standardized time strategy, challenge traditional ideas of power dynamics in the fitness world.

The article also discusses how the commercialization of fitness feeds into the growing trend among the Chinese middle class to focus on their appearance to stand out and improve their social status. Overall, the article argues that the transition from a traditional Eastern society to a modern, consumer-oriented society influenced by Western values has created a new way of disciplining the body through fitness.