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Kansas City & Global

#HELPMEFIT

THE HELP ME FIT CHALLENGE​​

Disabled but not Really aspires to help individuals living with a physical disability develop a limitless mindset. With proper access, such a mindset can empower those we serve to live a better quality of life. #Helpmefit

This 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.

WHO CAN APPLY?

OUR TARGET COMMUNITY ​

 

Amputation

Cerebral Palsy

Diabetic Complications

Geriatric Population

Multiple Sclerosis

Muscular Dystrophy

Spinal Cord Injury

Stroke

Transverse Myelitis

Traumatic Brain Injury

 

WE SERVE ANYONE WHO IDENTIFIES AS HAVING A PHYSICAL DISABILITY

 

Program Details

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.

Our program offers a unique opportunity for participants to work with a certified personal trainer twice weekly over a period of eight weeks. This program is designed to guide and motivate individuals on their fitness journey, providing expert support and tailored guidance to achieve their health goals.​

In collaboration with qualified dietitians, DBNR hosts educational seminars focused on nutrition. These sessions are geared towards helping participants develop healthier eating habits, providing valuable insights and practical advice for making better dietary choices.

We have teamed up with Rise Up Mental Health Services, as we aim to dismantle the obstacles faced in accessing mental health support for individuals with disabilities. Our collaborative effort focuses on providing comprehensive and sensitive care to address the unique mental health needs of this community.

DBNR has proudly supported a substantial number of individuals, embracing each member as family. We offer access to a variety of outdoor social events and numerous other engaging opportunities, fostering a strong, inclusive community spirit.

#HELPMEFIT COACHES:

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. 
 
 CFSC, NASM-CPT, AIT

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

CHANGING HOW DISABILITY IS VIEWED

A FEW OF OUR GRADUATES

Every person we assist carries their own unique narrative. Our goal is to celebrate their individuality by shining a light on their personal journey. Explore their stories on our Graduates page to discover more.

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