Gross 'fitness trend' shows people eating dog food for gains

Some fitness fanatics are so desperate to reach their summer gains goals that they're willing to do just about anything – including eating dog food.

That's right, there's a bizarre new trend circulating online that shows gymgoers chowing down on dog treats for the apparent protein content.

It all started when fitness influencer Henry Clarisey, who goes by the username , jokingly tried the animal kibble after hitting over 2.5 million likes.

"I said if I get 15k likes I’d try it, but it ended up getting 2.5 million, and I felt like I had to try it for the video," the TikToker told the . "I tasted the dry dog food kibble, and [it] tasted like little pieces of rocks."

He added: "[It was] not comfortable at all to eat, and it was super hard to bite down on."

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