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    What It's Like to Suffer From Bigorexia: Swole

    A big muscle mass is a defining trait of being strong and masculine, and many in the world of bodybuilding desire this outcome. In episode 3 of Swole we explore an existing a body image disorder, known as Bigorexia, that is characterized by a fear and perception of being too small when one is actually large and muscular. We spend a day with young bodybuilder Scott Isbell who suffers from Bigorexia and dedicates his training to achieve an ideal body shape without ever reaching satisfaction.Oct 26, 201610 minsTV14A big muscle mass is a defining trait of being strong and masculine, and many in the world of bodybuilding desire this outcome. In episode 3 of Swole we explore an existing a body image disorder, known as Bigorexia, that is characterized by a fear and perception of being too small when one is actually large and muscular. We spend a day with young bodybuilder Scott Isbell who suffers from Bigorexia and dedicates his training to achieve an ideal body shape without ever reaching satisfaction.Oct 26, 201610 minsTV14