Meet Alice Veglio, a passionate dancer whose journey took an unexpected turn due to a severe vertebral condition. Despite this setback, Alice found the seed of resilience within her, leading her on a transformative path that has inspired thousands of women around the world.
Gemma Ovens, a pre and postnatal exercise specialist who has carved her niche in the fitness industry with a passion for health and an unwavering commitment to supporting mothers in their fitness journeys. Gemma’s story is one of determination, love for exercise, and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of others. We at CIO Global, are proud to have Gemma Ovens as one of Influential Women in Fitness, 2023.
Krissy Vann’s life has been a testament to the transformative power of fitness and wellness. From her early days as a self-proclaimed bench warmer to her current role as a champion for exercise as medicine, Krissy’s story is one of determination, purpose, and a deep desire to shift the narrative surrounding fitness.
Mel Tempest’s autobiography, “From Turmoil to Triumph,” unveils a life shaped by adversity and resilience. Born in Victoria, Australia, her turbulent childhood, marked by domestic turmoil and challenging experiences, paints a vivid picture of her journey. From witnessing her father’s violent outbursts to enduring the pain of parting with a beloved cat, Mel shares the highs and lows of her early years. Despite the darkness, she reflects on positive moments, such as the joy of owning a poodle named Pepi.
Skie’s journey began with early mornings, feeding animals and working on the ranch under her father’s guidance. This upbringing instilled in her a strong work ethic and discipline. Despite humble beginnings, Skie’s family was rich in values and morals, teaching her the importance of respect for all, regardless of status or race.