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Episode 172: Representation and Race in Perinatal Fitness with Inemesit Graham

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Episode 172: Representation and Race in Perinatal Fitness with Inemesit Graham

In today’s episode, Jessie talks with Inemesit Graham about her personal journey from diastasis recti to Mummy Fitness – and how anti-Blackness shows up in the fitness industry.

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Show Notes:

 

1:01 – To Pregnancy and Beyond

3:23 – Who we are talking with today!

4:01 – Inemesit introduces herself and her journey!

12:52 – What’s Inemesit’s relationship with her belly, now?

19:02 – What happened once someone told her, “That looks like diastasis recti”?

30:24 – Why did Inemesit decide to start writing more about anti-Blackness in your industry?

31:27 – Why is talking about race and anti-Blackness and white supremacy important to Inemesit and the work she is doing in fitness?

38:00 – How postpartum bodies are “supposed” to look being centered around whiteness

41:43 – What is Inemesit’s relationship to the possibilities of surgery, now?

47:33 – Wrap up