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“Aloha and welcome to Fit Family Travel for health minded travelers and active families.  As a fitness expert for over 25 years and mom of 2, I am always on the look out for active family destinations, unique restaurants, inspirational shows & fit fun.  I am excited to share my travel journal, photographs, experiences, tips with you.  Wherever you travel, I hope you have a safe, healthy happy time with your family with memories to last forever.  In fitness & family, Kiana Tom

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About Kiana

Television host, trusted fitness authority, author, actress, wife and mom

Kiana’s name and fit body are internationally recognized as the Star of Kiana’s Flex Appeal ESPN, the “#1 rated fitness show of all time, reaching over 80 million homes worldwide in 100 countries for over a decade.”  

Kiana’s Flex Appeal debuted in 1995 and “achieved the highest ratings in the history of ESPN after only 1 week of airing.”  Kiana has led thousands of televised workouts that have motivated millions of viewers toward a lifestyle of health and fitness.  Fit Family Travel is Kiana’s latest passion. Kiana seeks out health minded, active family destinations and experiences to share with her family, friends, social media followers & loyal fans around the world.

Due to Kiana’s tremendous success on her #1 rated show, Kiana’s Flex Appeal, ESPN Network created numerous other television shows including: “Kiana’s 2 Fit Too Quit,” “Hot Summer Nights with Kiana,” “X Games,” Summer Sizzle,” “Super Bowl Nightlife.”

Kiana's Flex Appeal

Kiana received the prestigious United States Sports Academy Award and was asked to speak on behalf of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness for Kids – Fox News.  She worked for ESPN as a reporter for the X Games and also emceed the inaugural black tie dinner for the Governor of Rhode Island in Providence, Rhode Island. Kiana Hosted the National and International Fitness America Pageants for ESPN & ESPN2. Television Reporter for ESPN covering the X Games: Sky Surfing, Inline Skating, Wake Boarding, Sky Surfing, Street Luging. ABC Nightlife Reporter for the Super Bowl Nightlife ABC interviewing Jay Leno, Marcus Allen and covering the NFL Players nightlife during Super Bowl Week in Arizona.  Kiana received the coveted “Fitness Legend Award” from Arnold Schwarzenegger at the prestigious Arnold EXPO in Columbus, Ohio.  As an NFL Raiders Cheerleader, Kiana enjoyed performing at Yokahama Stadium in Japan and at Wembley Stadium in London, England, dining at the US Ambassador’s home for dinner with the Team.  Kiana’s father, Richard Layne Tom Jr. was a child actor in the Charlie Chan Series and had movie contracts with 20th Century Fox.  As an adult, he was President of the Rotary Club and often took the family to his international Rotary conventions such as the one in South America where she hiked Machu Piccu in Peru, walked the rope bridge above the Devils Throat above the Amazon River, celebrated at Carnival in Rio De Janiero. Most memorable trips include Alaska, French Riviera, Paris, Tokyo, Riviera Maya, London.

Kiana Tom receives the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Fitness Award from Arnold Schwarzenegger

Press / Media

“Best in Fitness” – USA Today
“Queen of Fitness!” – Access Hollywood
“TV’s Top Trainer!” – Cosmopolitan Magazine
“Fitness Guru” – EXTRA 
“Fitness Legend” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Fitness Queen!” – Entertainment Tonight
“Top role model in health fitness!” – United States Sports Academy
“Legend in Fitness” – FitTV
“Kiana is a powerful role model for Moms and Women everywhere!” Barbara Corcoran, Today Show NBC; “Shark Tank” ABC
“Top 10 Cable Shows to Watch!”—Entertainment Weekly
“Princess of Power!”—TV Guide
“Global authority in health and fitness” – Sony Pictures
“One of the most significant Alumni”—UCLA
“Next Jane Fonda!” – Asia Weekly
“Exer-Vixen!”—Maxim Magazine
“Top TV Workouts!”—Fit Magazine
“FitMomTV.com’s Kiana Tom sculpts your body from flabby to fabulous!” -CBS Health
“Kiana and her shows are a fun way to maintain sound Cardiovascular fitness.” – Good Health
“Kiana has the Power to Energize!”-Entertainment Tonight
“Southland’s Fitness Expert”—FOX 11 News
“Worldwide marketing and branding appeal.” Kevin Harrington, “Infomercial King,” TV Goods
“Kiana made an indelible mark on the 21st century” – CBS Late Late Show
“Kiana’s Flex Appeal defined an era” – Pilgrim Films

Kiana’s Flex Appeal, the “#1 rated fitness show in the history of the network after only 1 week of airing.” ESPN. Demographics: 80 million homes worldwide for over a decade.

Partnerships & Collaborations

  • For Kiana’s Flex Appeal, Kiana chose beautiful locations at top resorts such as: Grand Wailea, Ritz Carlton, McKenna Resort, Kealani, Breezes / Jamaica, Disney World, La Quinta Resort, Disney’s Wide World of Sports.
  • Kiana was hired by ESPN to be Disney Cruise’s Celebrity Guest, cutting the ribbon for the inaugural Disney Wonder Cruise, sailing to Disney’s private island
  • For Kiana’s Flex Appeal, Kiana carefully selected state of the art fitness equipment & wardrobe such as: Reebok, Asics, Mossimo, Life Fitness, IronGrip Dumbbells, Hoist Fitness Systems, Powerblock, Hammer Strength and Flex Equipment to name a few.
  • Kiana partnered with Nordic Track & Hoist Fitness Systems to develop Kiana’s Home Gym Equipment that she used on the Kiana’s Flex Appeal and sold worldwide.
  • Kiana has graced the covers & pages of hundreds of worldwide publications, appeared in countless televised interviews and public appearances.
  • Kiana was hired as spokesperson for Balance Bars, appearing in a Kiana’s Flex Appeal themed national commercial, print ads in Sports Illustrated, Emcee for the Balance Bar / Mercedes Benz Tennis Tournament and Kiana Balance Bar displays in markets around the country.


Universal Soldier: the Return (Sony Pictures)

Kiana co-starred with Jean Claude Van Damme in the action film, Universal Soldier: the Return (Sony Pictures).  Guest appearances: Drew Carey Show, Family Law, Cyber Bandits with Grace Jones & Adam Ant.

UNIVERSAL SOLDIER: THE RETURN, Kiana Tom, Jean-Claude Van Damme, 1999, (c)TriStar Pictures


Kiana is featured on CBS Health as special guest, fitness expert, with her workout routines & videos available to their 16 million viewers.  See Kiana Tom CBS Health

kiana tom cbs health

CBS Health Kiana


Kiana recently appeared on Jane Fonda’s new movie as a “Leader and True Legend in Fitness.”  Kiana was described in Yolk Magazine as the “next Jane Fonda.”  Kiana is featured in the upcoming movie “the Workout” by Jane Fonda, was guest fitness celeb on Shark Tank, ABC (Mark Burnett/Apprentice Fame) and hosted a worldwide tv infomercial for the “BodyJac” invented by Cactus Jack / Inventor Extraordinaire. Kevin Harrington is founder of TV Goods, Inc. and Barbara Corcoran is real estate mogul and regular on MSNBC.

Kiana Tom - Celeb Fitness Expert on Shark Tank NYC to review fitness inventions



the busy mom’s fix

Fit Mom TV – We help moms around the world balance fitness, food, family.  Kiana’s Fit Mom demographic has been overwhelmingly received, as moms in 20 countries are tuning into to watch Fit Mom TV after only 2 weeks of launch.

  • Time saving stackable workouts for busy moms – Fit Mom TV X
  • Healthy fast recipes
  • Busy mom tips & hacks

Fit Kids School Programs was founded in 2012 by Kiana Tom, offering after school fitness camps for kids ages 5-10 years.

Fit Kids Camps include:

  • Fit Kids Kitchen: learning to make (and eat 🙂 healthy after school snacks
  • Fit Kids X: body weight strength class
  • Fit Kids Crafts: fitness inspired crafts
  • & the popular Fit Kids Obstacle Course

We are proud to partner with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program, offering our Fit Kid campers the opportunity to earn the prestigious Presidential Fitness Certificate and Medallion.


Kiana and her family reside in Hawaii and California. She is married to Dennis an Assistant Fire Chief, & they have 2 daughters, Anelalani & Kiana Jr. They have 2 rescue dogs Kona and Hula.

Kiana and her family reside in Hawaii and California

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