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Trainer emphasizes women’s health, not looks

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The fitness world always has had a fixation with physical appearance, but social media has propelled this into stratospheric levels of vanity.

Fitness gurus are posting countless photos of themselves online, with their accomplishments chronicled by selfies rather than definable health goals.

One South Florida trainer, however, is trying to buck this trend.

Idalis Velazquez, 30, wants her clients to focus on their health rather than their looks.

“For a lot of people, this is very superficial,” Velazquez said. “I…

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