Lead by Example so your Child Becomes the Example!

Lead by example so your child becomes the example! Fit Father Kimatni D Rawlins ran 3 miles with his teen earlier in the day then took his youngest on a 2-mile trail run when she returned from sports camp. Running has created a tighter bond and level of competition for them as a unit. Feels good! #FitFathers #RunFree

Welcome to the “Vegan Cyborg” Transformation

Vegan Power Story

My name is Kimatni D Rawlins and I’ve been a vegan since 2011. I Lost 50 lbs after the transformation and at age 44 I still have the majority of my speed and strength from my Georgia Tech Football running back days. I founded both Fit Fathers and Vegan Pro and run marathons, half marathons, urbanathlons, box, strength train, swim, mountain bike, cycle, hike, climb and everything else.

I’m free of any supplementation, only drink water, coconut water, and herbal decaf tea, eat 5 to 7 servings of fruits and veggies a day, do not cook with oils, and shy from processed vegan foods.

I am both alcohol free and smoke free and love reggae. I’ve flown 2.2 million miles globally to explore the diversity of the world and its rich plant-based foods and indigenous peoples. As I continue to evolve myself into a Vegan Cyborg only pure foods, thoughts and actions can enter my realm. Please join me if you’re looking for life everlasting change.

Life is for the living so please ascertain to eat clean, stay active and only feed your mind with pure, positive and enlightened thoughts that lead to purity and prosperity. The body is a temple so treat it as one.

To learn more about plant-based eating, disease prevention and ultimate sports performance follow @VeganCyborg on instagram.  One Love!

Nike Air Max 97 = New Motivation

Motivation is always elevated when fresh athletic gear arrives. It increases your efforts, excites the senses, and makes you feel amazing. And when you feel good externally the energy is absorbed internally for a complete natural high. So far our new pair of Nike Air Max 97s, which hit the scene 20 years ago after being imagined from Japan’s bullet train, has led to a week of two-a-days from running and strength training to cycling and boxing. Instead of spending your loot on nonessentials like daily Starbucks runs, bar hopping, and jewelry invest in a pair of kicks and an exercise outfit that will help maintain your fitness goals. It’s a lifestyle people!

Men’s Nike LunarEpic Flyknit 2: Run Free

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

It’s been a mild winter in Maryland with the first day of March being no different. Yet, as spring approaches I begin to transition back into full running mode after mountain biking, indoor spinning, and strength training during the colder months. So of course I was anxious to try out Nike’s new LunarEpic Flyknit 2 running shoe for men which I received in grey with the black swoosh along with a fresh, matching outfit. Launched in early February the 8.8-ounce shoe (size 10) currently lists for $160 at various retailers including Road Runner Sports. [Read more…]

Travel Fitness: Fit Fathers in Monterey for Cali Roots

Welcome to Monterey, CA for the “Cali Roots” Memorial Weekend reggae festival. But, before we headed over to the Monterey Fairgrounds the team worked out with top effort. First was a 30-minute strength training session in the Hyatt’s “Stay Fit” gym, then a 3-mile run around the 22-acre property and finished up with wind sprints in the courtyard. Plus, the crew will walk a mile to the concerts, traverse the grounds for hours and finally walk back to the hotel. This is easy work when you eat nutritious whole foods daily, drink water over sugary drinks, exercise on most days and maintain overall positive vibrations. Lead by example my people. One Love!

2nd Annual Race for Every Child 5K run/walk at Freedom Plaza

Race For Every ChildBuilding on the success of its first-ever Race for Every Child last fall, Children’s National Health System announced the second annual Race will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Freedom Plaza in downtown Washington, DC. Registration is now open for individuals and teams on Race For Every Child. The event’s proceeds will help fund specialized medical care, research into childhood diseases, and important wellness and preventive services to keep children healthy. [Read more…]

Just Do It!

Nike_Running_ShoesLooking for a bit of inspiration to get up off the couch and hit the pavement? Simple. Head out to your local sports retailer and buy a fresh pair of kicks. Trust us, they won’t stay clean for long. Just Do It!

Night Speed Ahead: Why We Run Faster in the Dark

running in the darkHave you ever felt as though you run quicker at night? Like the streetlights are whizzing by abnormally fast, you’re suddenly running at an world class marathon pace and yet you don’t feel as though you’re exerting more energy than normal? No, you haven’t entered a galactic warp. What is actually at play, however, is rooted in psychology—beyond just delusions of grandeur. [Read more…]