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Live Like A Star With This 30-Second Instagram Trick

It's true that time stops for no one but you'd rather think that 30 seconds don't matter much. Oh, how wrong can you really be! Turns out Instagram fitness stars proved us hilariously incorrect through the series of snaps. Some seconds can ghastly effect the picture being taken by them. After famous blogger Jess (PlankingforPizza) posted her before and after snaps of herself, the hashtag #30secondsbeforeandafter became quite popular on Instagram.

Check out the pictures below to know exactly what am I talking about..

Live Like A Star With This 30-Second Instagram Trick

Live Like A Star With This 30-Second Instagram Trick

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Damn straight.

Damn straight.

'There are just 30 seconds between these photos and some adjusting of my shorts!'

Deception.

Deception.

If you notice the above image, the woman is leaning her pelvis forward, hunching her shoulders, bloating her stomach while in the right one she is flexing her stomach.

Shared thousands of times.

Shared thousands of times.

Thousands of women shared their snaps for throwing light on the deceptive pictures one sees on Instagram.

Inspiration to all.

Inspiration to all.

Australian fitness pro-Kayla Itsines has many followers who have now come forward to inspire others through their before and after pics.

Confrontation.

Confrontation.

'I wasn't going to post this as I found it pretty confronting. But then I thought that's a good reason to. There are just 30 seconds between these photos and some adjusting of my shorts,' one of Kayle's follower said.

Where did it began?

Where did it began?

The hashtag rose to popularity after fitness expert Jera used it after she noticed a similar post made by Becky Lomas.

Far from reality.

Far from reality.

According to a woman, 'I do NOT have abs. I have them under a little cushion that I love but I can only make them come out when I flexxxx [sic],'

Just a wishful thinking.

Just a wishful thinking.

'Sometimes pictures (especially on social networks) can be very deceptive and make you fall in that "trap" of thinking "I wish I looked like her" or "I wish I had that flat belly" and so on,' a follower mentioned.

Doing what is right.

Doing what is right.

While another follower said that keeping it real would be the best thing they could do.

Not so glamorous.

Not so glamorous.

'Of course, most of us want to share the pretty highlights of our days rather than the not so glamorous reality.' a follower accepted the harsh reality.

A touch of reality.

A touch of reality.

They want it to be as real as possible.

A portrayal.

A portrayal.

'Everyone of us makes a conscious decision about how we want to portray ourselves on the internet. We decide what snippets of our lives we want to share...There's no such thing as a perfect life or a perfect body.' No one is perfect, and perfection is not what life is really about, it's about having flaws and cherishing them.

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