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Running On Instagram Vs. Running In Reality

In reality, not all runners have abs of steel or insist on wearing Yoga pants in public.

Running shoes on Instagram.

Running shoes in reality.

Benjamin Chan / Flickr: benchan

Fashionable running accessories on Instagram.

Fashionable running accessories in real life.

Can't accept how massive the iPhone 6 running armband is 😂😂 will not be wearing this on my arm whilst running 👿

Hollie Ferguson@HollieFergusonFollow

Can't accept how massive the iPhone 6 running armband is will not be wearing this on my arm whilst running

7:59 AM - 22 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Running kit on Instagram.

Running kit in reality.

HBO

Why, yes, this is my high school gym t-shirt and a pair of random shorts I've owned for eight years.

Pre-run breakfast on Instagram.

Pre-run breakfast in real life.

Quinn Dombrowski / Flickr: quinnanya

Cold pizza FTW!

Mid-run energy boost on Instagram.

Mid-run energy boost in real life.

Lmfao!! RT @tugbizzle: #funnykids this shot of these kids kills me!!!! #snickers run run run!!!!!!

megs@evilmegs_17Follow

Lmfao!! RT @tugbizzle: #funnykids this shot of these kids kills me!!!! #snickers run run run!!!!!!

5:39 PM - 14 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

How you feel mid-run on Instagram.

How you feel mid-run in reality.

Bug flew into my eye midrun and that bugger took my down #911 #itsasign

Hayley Mazur@mazurtagFollow

Bug flew into my eye midrun and that bugger took my down #911 #itsasign

12:56 AM - 26 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Inspiration to keep running on Instagram.

Inspiration to keep running in reality.

Sports bras on Instagram.

Sports bras in reality.

Boob-sweat on Instagram.

Boob-sweat in reality.

#BoobSweat RT @WorldofIsaac: Today, in unfortunate sweat patterns.

Kyle Diller@kdiller6Follow

#BoobSweat RT @WorldofIsaac: Today, in unfortunate sweat patterns.

11:16 PM - 08 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

Stretching after a run on Instagram.

Stretching after a run in reality.

CMT / Via giphy.com

The view when you're running on Instagram.

The view when you're running in reality.

Thanks to @sovereignha Wardens for removing x10 piles of dog poo from Dalby Cres path. Sign put up too. @dan_bowsher

Julian Swift-Hook@JulianSwiftHookFollow

Thanks to @sovereignha Wardens for removing x10 piles of dog poo from Dalby Cres path. Sign put up too. @dan_bowsher

4:50 PM - 18 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Running in winter on Instagram.

Running in winter in reality.

Richard Pilon / Flickr: ricklerocker

What people look like post-run on Instagram.

What people look like post-run in reality.

Meatball's exhausted just dreaming about climbing 802 stairs tomorrow in @ABWilderness climb&run 4 wilderness #yyc

Ian Urquhart@iturquhartFollow

Meatball's exhausted just dreaming about climbing 802 stairs tomorrow in @ABWilderness climb&run 4 wilderness #yyc

9:10 PM - 25 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Post-run feast on Instagram.

Post-run feast in reality.

Running injuries on Instagram.

Running injuries in reality.

Early morning run and Oops I did it again! #jellylegs #clumsy #runninginjury #runchat

Sazzal H@Sazzal_HFollow

Early morning run and Oops I did it again! #jellylegs #clumsy #runninginjury #runchat

12:32 PM - 05 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Why people run on Instagram.

Why people run in reality.

Birmingham half marathon in the bag for @hatshughes & I. Legs in ruins but very happy 2 finish the race in the top 1%

Chaz Davies@chazdaviesFollow

Birmingham half marathon in the bag for @hatshughes & I. Legs in ruins but very happy 2 finish the race in the top 1%

10:07 PM - 19 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

(The way it makes you feel.)

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