Sheppard singer Amy exposes t fitness posing trick on Instagram

Health and fitness influencers are followed by thousands of people on social media for updates on their inspirational wellness 'journeys'   And while many influencers rake in thousands of dollars for their posts thanks to sponsored content, many of their followers are left feeling inadequate for not measuring up to their seemingly 'perfect' lives  Sheppard lead singer Amy Sheppard is clearly no such fan of the trend – and made her feelings felt in no uncertain terms on social media on Thursday That's tricky! On Thursday, Sheppard singer Amy (pictured), 28, took to Instagram to expose the fitness posing trick that makes influencers appear slimmer She sucked her stomach in in one picture to show how a toned tummy can be fakedThe musician took to Instagram to post some very telling side-by-side photos of her posing in her activewear, showing just how many so-called 'fitness journey' pictures can be faked Clad in a pink sports bra and black tights, Amy, 28, showed off her seemingly toned stomach in one photo, only to reveal what it really looks like in another picture alongside it – where she is not sucking her stomach in  Amy urged her followers not to fall for the tricks that some people use in their social media uploads Amy urged her followers not to fall for the tricks that some people use in their social media uploads: 'Don't compare yourself to those gym selfies guys A lot of tensing and posing goes into them kissmyfatass

''Don't compare yourself to those gym selfies guys A lot of tensing and posing goes into them,' she wrote the photo captionShe added the hashtag, 'kissmyfatass'  The post well-received by Amy's followers, many of whom thanked the musician for her honesty The shape of things: The post well-received by Amy's followers, many of whom thanked the musician for her honesty  'You have completely shifted how I view my body I seriously can't thank you enough for being so down to earth and real,' wrote one'You have completely shifted how I view my body I seriously can't thank you enough for being so down to earth and real,' wrote one  Added another: 'Wow can't believe the difference a pose can make you look great in both though ' In April this year, Amy revealed she's giving up dieting in order to become more of a role model for young women Reality check: In April this year, Amy revealed she was giving up dieting in order to become more of a role model for young women The Brisbane-based performer said she was done with diets and the pressure to maintain a perfect body weight  Speaking to Nine Honey, the Geronimo singer slammed the 'unobtainable beauty standards' placed on young women  'I've done diets – the skinny teas – but no more,' the singer said, with her fast becoming a leader of the body positive movement   'I've done diets – the skinny teas – but no more,' the singer said, with her fast becoming a leader of the body positive movement