Strip for a Healthy Selfie: new app asks users to shed inhibitions for the sake of fitness

A local couple have developed a photo app that asks users to shed their inhibitions in a quest to improve their bodies. It may seem like more selfie obsession, but Jeanette Wang discovers otherwise

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Jeanette Wang

Jeanette Wang

SCMP health editor Jeanette Wang discovered the joy of trail running in 2011, when she moved from ultra-urbanised Singapore to the country park haven of Hong Kong. She's since neglected road running and triathlons in favour of the trails, and participates regularly in local races. Why? Because, as, John Muir said: “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity..."