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Kansas City & Global


#HelpMeFit Mindset

Disabled But Not Really aspires to help the vulnerable develop a limitless mindset. We see it every day. With proper access, such a mindset can empower individuals to transform their lives for the better. Enter Disabled But Not Really’s commitment – #HelpMeFit

#HelpMeFit Challenge

We help our DBNR athletes find their fit.

The #HelpMeFit Challenge is an opportunity to enhance your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. More than just focusing on physical fitness, we also equip you with valuable nutritional and mental health insights.


Our comprehensive twelve-week program is designed to be intense, but rest assured, it’s created to cultivate a sustainable positive mindset to keep your momentum going even after the program.


2023 Class Schedule:

Spring Session (April-June) – Completed

Upcoming Fall Session (September-November)


Meet Payton

Payton Nowlin is a fitness coach and third-year occupational therapy student. She is passionate about helping people lead happy, healthy, independent lives. Payton has experience leading people of all ages and abilities through fitness, and has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness coach since 2015. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and participating in obstacle course races for fun. Payton is a northwest Kansas native who is glad to call Kansas City her home. Growing up in a small rural community Payton realized how disparities can really impact one’s life. Her goal is to make fitness fun and accessible for all and to promote better health outcomes for future generations. 

Payton Nowlin, HelpMeFit coach, is a fitness coach and third-year occupational therapy student.

Tell us a little about yourself and one of our DBNR representatives will reach out to you with more information.

You Help Us Fit

Thank you for sticking with DBNR through our journey. We can’t wait to expand our reach and impact with #HelpMeFit Mobile. Now it’s your turn to answer the call to action. If you’re ready to sponsor, volunteer, or donate, please contact: info@dbnrkc.org for more information.