Fit Leaders Inspire

Becoming a Healthier Me

Becoming a Healthier Me
It is so hard to admit that I lost control of my physical self, but that’s what happened. I realized my mental well being was not at its best, either. Regaining that control has been empowering and has provided me with energy, motivation, and joy!

Keep fighting the good fight!

Keep fighting the good fight!

Growing up in an Italian household, there was never a shortage of carb-heavy food around the house. Some of my greatest memories were Sunday dinners. There are certain aromas that I can distinctly remember and take me right back to those Sunday family dinners.

With gratitude and a runner's heart

With gratitude and a runner's heart
Through the Fitleaders movement I have found a tribe of women that encourage and inspire me to be better everyday.

The brain-body balance

The brain-body balance
...we must commit to and engage with all the uncomfortable truths about ourselves to fully-grasp our accurate, current condition and begin planning and building our healthy lifestyle blueprint from there. It’s challenging work. In fact, it’s painful work—both physically, mentally, and emotionally. This, however, is a pain we must embrace.

Trust the process

Trust the process
Following the #Fitleaders Tribe on Twitter has assisted me to stay focused on my self-care goals. The fitness journey has changed throughout the years, but still the focus is to maintain daily healthy habits. 

Process versus Goals

Process versus Goals
Take care of the process, the goals will take care of themselves. This is true in sports. It is true for the teacher working to build the skills of their learners. It is true of the school and district administrators who are looking to take their schools and districts from good to great.

It's who I am

It's who I am
I joined the #fitleaders movement in 2021 and have met so many people through it. I love how we encourage each other no matter what your fitness level is. 

The Monday Mile

The Monday Mile
Manson’s Law of Avoidance states: The more something threatens your identity, the more you will avoid doing it. The #fitleaders have taken on that law head-on.

Self-Love: My fitness journey

Self-Love: My fitness journey
I had high expectations and I was tough on myself. For some reason, many of us women tend to pressure ourselves to get back into that pre-pregnancy body and clothes. I was not giving myself grace after delivering a tiny human.

One Percent Chance is a Good Chance

One Percent Chance is a Good Chance
About four years ago, my life took a devastating turn. I was in a fire accident and had a one percent chance of survival. I was airlifted to San Antonio, TX where I remained in a two-month coma.

The Commissioner

The Commissioner
by Kim Dinga The Commissioner by Kim Dinga I worked as a graduate assistant for an outstanding research professor at Binghamton University, and he ...

My fitness journey

My fitness journey
When I was growing up in the 80s and 90s, as a first generation Canadian child to Sikh Indian immigrant parents, my exposure to physicality came only in the form of play.