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Crossfitter Shows Fans How To Get A 6-Pack In 15 Minutes

Crossfit athlete Jennifer Smith put her own spin on #TransformationTuesday, and it's not at all what you'd expect.

Throwing this big a** ball over my shoulder, more beautiful faces...and tryyying to stay right in front of @pvellner! ?????? •• ???? @nickferet

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Jennifer Smith, a past competitor in the Crossfit Games, has jumped on this inspiring trend among fitness bloggers. You may have seen these "transformation" pics on Instagram — not before and after training for several months; rather, before and after using a few camera tricks.

For many people who diet and exercise regularly, it can be difficult to capture the improvements in your body. The right angle, good lighting, and a bit of photo editing are just as important when it comes to taking a killer post-workout selfie. Smith knew this — and she wanted to make sure her followers knew it too.

Ahhh the power of lighting, body posture, and a good smile! ??????????????#transformationtuesday #15minuteslater •• ????: @sevanmatossian //@ascudds

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The post, tagged 15 minutes later, captured just what a difference a properly posed picture can make. In the first picture, you can hardly tell that she has six-pack abs. In the second picture on the other hand, Smith is standing with a straight back, sunny lighting, and the correct camera angle. All of these factors helped her capture her muscular physique.

Nowadays, it's hard to come by an unfiltered image. This can have a real impact on our self esteem, especially when we forget that it takes a lot of work to come up with these perfect pictures. That's why it's refreshing to see athletes like Jennifer Smith being open on the Internet.

Remember that the next time you beat yourself up over having cellulite or a food baby. It's natural and it happens to everyone — even nationally ranked Crossfit athletes.


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