It’s no secret that this year has brought to light the issue of systemic racism – something that unfortunately existed before 2020 and that we will continue to fight against in the future. We as a brand have taken an honest look at our shortcomings when it comes to diversity and inclusion, and we are actively taking steps to expand representation on our site, in our marketing, and within our L*Space community!
Your Instagram feed is a prime example of a place where you may not even realize systemic racism is happening. Do you only see white influencers on your Explore page? Is your Following list well, a little whitewashed? The fitness space on social media is vast, with tons of amazing “fitfluencers” creating engaging content that will inspire, educate, and motivate you! We’re diversifying our feed and you should, too.
Here are 15 (of many!) Black fitness influencers you need in your Instagram feed:
A certified personal trainer, Princeton grad, and oh yeah – a Team USA athlete for Track & Field, Jasmine Blocker is pretty much the definition of #goals! Check out her posts and IGTV channel for a helpful breakdown of different at-home fitness circuits you can try.