Obsessed with My Body: Introduction (02:02)
British men spend 30% more time in the bathroom and more time in the gym than women. This program will highlight men who are self-proclaimed "show offs" and examines what happens when measures are taken to the extreme.
Body Building (03:19)
Duncan, 16-years-old, has been lifting weights since the age of 13. His mother Mandy says Duncan enjoys the way he looks and the attention he receives. Duncan will participate in a body building competition and has his body waxed.
Beauty Regime (03:13)
Junaid, 20-years-old, says every day is a catwalk and photo shoot; he regularly visits the salon. Junaid spends significant amounts of time and money taking and posting selfies. He describes his looks as a shield.
British men took twice as many selfies as women last year. Ash and James followed the example of Zyzz and posted their physical transformations online; they created a YouTube channel.
Fake Tans (02:58)
Young men share their opinions on fake tanning. Duncan undergoes a tanning session with the recommended color before his body building competition.
Young British men posted 600 million selfies last year. Junaid believes everything he does should be glamorous; once a month he visits the hair dresser. Junaid was bullied in school.
Body Building Competition (03:38)
Duncan competes in his first major contest; the teen category is the fastest growing group. Competitors use fake tan before the event and reflect on their competition.
Fitness Stars (02:14)
Ash and James create fitness videos; they hope their YouTube channel will garner fame and fortune. The men are personal trainers at a local gym and will attend a Body Power fitness event.
Body Image and Bullying (04:45)
Junaid was bullied as a teenager and has scars from attacks. Last year, 300,000 men in Britain were admitted to the hospital for eating disorders. Jack, 19-years-old, was bullied in school and he began losing weight; avoiding Twitter helps him manage his eating disorder.
Outside Influences (03:49)
The internet encourages young men to build muscle. Ash and James promote a clothing brand at Body Power and hope to increase the number of subscribers to their YouTube channel.
Body Building Competition: Final Round (04:18)
Young men consider why men want to build muscle. Teens perform in the free posing round. Duncan wins 4th place.
Hiding behind a Persona (05:24)
Junaid prepares for a night out with his friend Abigail and reflects on his brother's death. He sees a broken boy when he looks in the mirror. Junaid moves back to Peterborough and gets a job as a mortgage adviser.
Steroids and Body Image (03:52)
Mandy fears Duncan will use steroids; approximately 1 million Britons regularly use them. James and Ash are self-conscious about their body size. Junaid says selfie likes make him confident for a short period of time.
Credits: Obsessed with My Body (00:28)
Credits: Obsessed with My Body
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