"My point is just purely, as a society, we need to be careful in where we take things in a certain direction," Holmes said. "If we start promoting unhealthy behaviors, where does that lead us in 10 years?"
The trainer said his concern is where the line is drawn when brands include "unhealthy body types" in their merchandise.
Commenters joined the conversation, many of which criticized Holmes for his thinking.
"As someone who is plus sized, seeing that mannequin encourages me to get into the gym because there is a comfortable gym clothing that caters to my current size. Your original post is exactly why plus sized people can feel uncomfortable and judged in a gym environment. The way you word things matters so be more conscious next time," an Instagram commenter wrote.
Other people called-out Holmes for participating in drinking alcohol or smoking while preaching about healthy behaviors.
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