FRR 169: Fitness, Racism and Body Image – with Chrissy King

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In this episode of Fearless Rebelle Radio, I’m interviewing Chrissy King – writer, speaker, strength coach.

We talk about the intersection of racism and fitness culture, the importance of anti-racism work, how to heal your relationship with your fitness and more.

In This Episode, We Chat About

  • How Chrissy got into powerlifting and the impact this had on her relationship with her body,
  • How Chrissy took dieting and fitness to the extreme and later recovered to come to a place of acceptance and peace with her body,
  • The influence of racism on body image,
  • The intersection of fitness culture and racism and how so much of fitness culture is still so white-washed,
  • How white coaches, trainers and everyday people can do better to dismantle white supremacy and invest in anti-racism work,
  • Chrissy’s #thebodyliberation project and why she believes liberation is the ultimate destination beyond self-acceptance,
  • Specific practices to take to cultivate self-acceptance,
  • Why self-love is not all rainbows and the important steps needed to cultivate self-acceptance,
  • How to change your relationship with fitness if you’ve had a disordered or damaged relationship with it,
  • Plus so much more!

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