Health & Fitness
Fun for All As a young father of a vibrant 10-year old daughter that … Read More...
Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins It’s been a mild winter in Maryland … Read More...
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Fatherhood has been amazing to me so far and I look forward to raising my child and strengthening the family bond. From Fit Father and husband responsibilities to playing on the field for the Patriots I have always approached every task with top leadership qualities. It’s been a joy watching my li… Read more
Fatherhood is the most rewarding and fulfilling gift one can ever have. It is also the greatest responsibility given by God. The decisions a father makes are no longer about self but about the legacy you choose to leave for your children and family. A father is called to protect his seeds and nam… Read more
Being a father means sewing the seeds for the future, and in those seeds lie the greatest hope for us all.
Recognizing the value of our health and consistently taking steps to improve and maintain that is one of the major points I focus on with our daughter. I used to weigh over 320 pounds but no… Read more
I believe in loving a healthy, active and mentally stimulating lifestyle. Growing up in Staten Island, NY as a child, my Father, who is still a Drill Sergeant in the Marines, made sure we were not the kids sitting in the house playing video games. We were active in all sports including basketball,… Read more
I have always been a firm believer in physical activity and being in great physical condition. I mean, my body is my temple and also being in the NFL it pays my bills! Lol. It’s like putting poor gasoline in a muscle car (which I love to drive by the way). The car will under perform. Well, the sa… Read more
Being a father has allowed for tremendous growth both personally and professionally. The first moment I saw my son’s eyes looking back at mine I was blown away by the instant connection and overwhelming love between us. All I wanted was to protect my child and make sure he was always safe. I could… Read more
While rubbishing though old photos — you know the printed ones we taped in scrap books — I came across a shot with one of my very close friends Alvin Williams and our daughters on a cool but beautiful day at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, New Jersey. While glancing at the picture it was hard for m… Read more
“Love running…love Reggae” sums up how Kimatni Rawlins feels about the Reggae Marathon. You’ll meet Kimatni this December at Reggae Marathon Sweet 16 and you’ll get to run along with him and his Fit Fathers group listening to Reggae.
Above on the left, that’s Kimatni getting ready to run hil… Read more
Being a father is one thing, but living the lifestyle of a Fit Father means so much more when it comes to raising energetic and healthy children. We are proud to be a part of the Fit Fathers movement which empowers dads of all nationalities and ages to take part in healthier living. Spearheaded by K… Read more
One of the great things about being a father is embracing the wisdom and experience you have collected over the years of life. Most of us may not have had a dad in the household but nevertheless were affected by the influence of a male role model who interjected themselves to plant seeds towards t… Read more
Fatherhood is so much more than just YOUR child as a singular entity. It’s the other lives that she or he touches. Whether it’s a positive or negative behavior you directly impact them in addition to their peers. I like to instill teamwork and values that will help my daughter be able to build… Read more
Welcome to the newfound health promoting world of John Engler, an Austin, Texas father of two who recently quit smoking and took up running after his son Jack asked for help in learning how to run. John obliged and in the process of striding with Jack they collectively learned to love the energizin… Read more
Kritsuwat Ans Explains Fit Fatherhood
Fatherhood is not only about providing for our children, but it’s about developing and nurturing them to be successful adults. Fatherhood is about teaching, motivating and enriching their lives. Being that role model, that person your children will look up to. … Read more
In the short time since becoming a dad I’ve noticed that moving towards Fit Fatherhood can make a huge difference with parenthood. I salute the fathers who have young children, but still put the time in to live the Fit Fathers lifestyle by exercising more and eating healthy. As a new parent, it’s… Read more
Firstly, I would like to applaud Fit Fathers for creating a platform for dads and their families to come together and celebrate the importance of health and fatherhood. Becoming a parent is the greatest accomplishment of my life and I look forward to continued fellowship with other male role model… Read more
There are never any excuses for energizing life with your children. While one kid was at practice kicking soccer balls around the other requested an adventure into the woods with dad for some trail riding. No point in wasting an hour texting or reading Apps when the park was set up for runners and c… Read more
I was an only child in my family and raised by older parents due to adoption. While child-rearing is continuously demanding and challenging, I consider nurturing four children a privilege and a gift. My kids are genetically a part of me, which is something unknown in my lifetime. Helping them gr… Read more
The spring season is upon us with the sun shining profusely and energetic men, women and children strengthening their hearts and burning calories incessantly. Not that I despise cold, short days, but it was a long winter on the east coast and the lack of accurate amounts… Read more
Matthew Clarke:Head of PR & Brand Communications at Aston Martin and Avid Runner
Kyle Arrington is a menace on the field and a workaholic in the gym. The Baltimore Ravens’ shutdown corner is extremely dedicated to the art form of blanketing receivers. Especially since the NFL as we know it is a passing league. That means constant elevation with new training techniques, eating h… Read more
To me, being a Fit Father is about balancing your life with your family’s lives. It is selfless and imperative to put them first, but you can’t let yourself get unhealthy in the process. Fit Fathers can set an example to be active, eat well and stay happy …For Your Life. Without these three f… Read more
The presents had been opened; the wrapping paper was stuffed in the trash bin. Watching his 2-year-old daughter Cadence playing with her brand new Christmas toys, Kerry Hoffman was suddenly struck by a thought:
“I need to be here to walk her down the aisle.”
Startled by the idea, he tur… Read more
It all started last year during the holiday season enjoying fun times with old friends back home in Michigan, and new friends in Maryland. Festive dinners at both grandparents’ homes has always meant something special to me. But looking back at pictures of myself during that time, I was secretly u… Read more
For my first 25 years on Earth I was a selfish individual. It was all about what I wanted out of life. However, in 2001 my world changed forever. I was blessed with my first beautiful daughter Kaia. Since then a few more little girls have been delivered to my side … Read more
Fit Fatherhood means the world to me. I get the opportunity to love and care for another human being that is my very own. Growing up fatherless taught me at an early age to never let that happen once I became a protector. The opportunity to spend time with my son and daughter (my angel who we lost … Read more
Eat clean. Drink clean. Keep moving!!!
Forty-year-old Kimatni D. Rawlins is back on track…literally! A NJ state champion in Track & Field in high school, Rawlins went on to play running back for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Although life on the road was an unforgettable experience, he says, … Read more
Being a Fit Father is belonging to a movement that energizes families to become healthy and active. It allows me to spend quality time with my children and helps with becoming a positive influence on how they live their lives now and in the future. I encourage other men to join the Fit Fathers re… Read more
The Allisons are a very active family. My wife, Zoraida, does yoga and runs; my oldest child, Charlie (10 years old), plays flag football, basketball, lacrosse and does track and field; my youngest, Isabella (5 years old), loves playing soccer and doing track as well. I have been running literally s… Read more
As a father to my 1-year-old daughter it has become both important and imperative that I make my own health and fitness a priority. This will allow me to become a great example since no one wants to be the guy huffing and puffing when chasing their little ones around the park. Additionally, I believ… Read more
For me, happiness has always been the main objective in life. With this ongoing quest I encounter countless forms of distractions which make it harder to achieve this simple but challenging purpose. However, after becoming a single father the objective remained the same, the impact was greater, and … Read more
Fit Fathers” is not just a phenomenal movement, but a wake up call to all men with children! Every father in this world should cherish information and resources to help better themselves physically and mentally for their children. The resources provided by http://www.FitFathers.com, which I have had th… Read more
The world needs more Fit Fathers like automotive journalist Dan Carney. In his words” “After my wife and I had kids we instantly understood the importance of leading by example. Instead of telling the kids to turn off the TV, get off the couch and get active, I did that myself. Now I’m a triathlet… Read more
I was in good shape before my son came along, but not in the same way I am now. Being a part of the “Fit Fathers” movement is not just about maintaining a slim waistline or eating the right foods, there’s a mental component that shouldn’t be neglected. My boy and I will throw back a kale sha… Read more
As a Fit Father, I share love and wisdom that truly strengthens the bond with my daughter. We challenge each other in physical endeavors and with life lessons that bring us closer together while becoming teammates during the process. She gains confidence with every goal and feels better about he… Read more
I am extremely happy that Kimatni is taking a strong stance and become an outspoken advocate for nutritious and whole food eating habits. The growing Vegan (and Vegetarian) community benefits greatly when charismatic and influential individuals like Kimatni and his company Fit Fathers help others … Read more
I am a proud Fit Father and take pride in instilling overall fitness and good health in my boys. Our bond grows stronger as we embrace this lifestyle together. My goal is to someday watch them follow the same approach with their children. As fathers, our families will follow our lead; so it is imper… Read more
Being a Fit Father is a full-time job alone. Managing the household, providing guidance, stability and even entertainment is a juggling act. Add in transportation and logistics to all extracurricular activities and you have the most intense job on the planet with its only rivalry coming from motherh… Read more
Becoming a Fit Father has completely changed my life, everything I do I know my little princess will be watching. Staying fit and eating healthy will allow me to watch her grow into a beautiful, strong woman. It’s important to develop the habits “now” of a healthy lifestyle that will impact my e… Read more
I’ve always been active, but slowed down a bit after hitting parenthood. However, there’s always a way to incorporate healthy and fun activities into your lifestyle regardless of what stage of life you’re in. Keep moving!
I love to run, especially when it’s with friends and colleagues. Back in 2010 I remember asking Kimatni D. Rawlins, founder of Fit Fathers, if he would run with me and a few other journalists at the 2011 Hyundai Sonata media briefing in San Diego. Kimatni was up for it and ran with us for about a … Read more
Food & Nutrition
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About Fit Fathers
Fit Fathers Sacred Code Join the movement by: Exercising 4 to 6 days … Read More...
The proud father of two young girls, Kimatni D. Rawlins founded Fit Fathers … Read More...
Fit Fathers, Inc: Fit Fathers is a 501c3 tax exempt, not-for-profit … Read More...