It was the iconic Marilyn Monroe who said "I restore myself when I'm alone". Despite living until she was just 36 this message has been an echo to me throughout my life. And now, a happy, healthy 76-year-old woman I can share that, until recently, I'd never fully understood the meaning of the phrase.
Ultimately, we are seeing a diversification of women's fitness, with everything from barre to crossfit becoming popular. Television programs such as Ultimate Hell Week and Ninja Warrior have facilitated the publicity of more niche and previously more masculine sports, celebrating the women who enter it and inspiring many.
I have no idea where these products came from or why they keep popping up on my news feed and in irritating press releases, but I hope I speak for all women when I say: enough is enough. Millions and millions of women have blobbed before us without the need for a gimmicky product, and we certainly don't need them now.