73 | Taking Up Space with Latoya Shauntay Snell

73 | Fitness, Fatness, + Taking Up Space with Latoya Shauntay Snell | SHE THRIVES RADIO

Latoya is a chef, photographer, runner, journalist, writer, and fitness fanatic. She is also an amazing story teller and describes herself as a mix between Cardi B and Maya Angelou, and a “recovering self defeatist”.

We are chatting all about her wild, fulfilling, and challenging experiences navigating the world of ultra running and fitness, and stepping into the public eye, including:

Losing 100 lbs

Body acceptance

Rampant fatphobia in the fitness world and beyond

Reclaiming the word “fat”

Finding running

Handling self doubt, fear, and excuses

Leanness vs health

The hierarchy of bodies

Body positivity and it’s marketing

Being an “inspiring” fat athlete 

Rewriting your own story

Finding motivation

How to own who you are and take up space

And much more.


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