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Exercise Examples

Enjoy these descriptions, how-to videos, and kid-friendly exercise ideas! Jumping Exercises Click here to view jumping exercises like basketball shots, low jacks, scissor kicks, and more!   Standing Exercises Click here to view standing exercises like butt kicks, sky reaches, side bends, and more!   Floor Exercises Click here to view floor exercises like crunches, mountain climbers, planks, and more! […]

Trainings

Bike Walk RVA is launching two virtual trainings focused on building the next generation of active transportation leaders, and aiding locally/regionally focused biking/walking organizations to build their grassroots support. Emerging Leaders in Active Transportation Advocacy Launching for Summer 2020, Emerging Leaders in Active Transportation Advocacy will provide rising high school junior and senior students with real-world civic engagement skills, resume-building learning experiences, […]

Workforce Fitness Program

Engaging Employees during COVID-19 We’ve inspired active living throughout our region for 29 years Now more than ever, Sports Backers wants to serve our business community by maintaining a culture of teamwork and camaraderie through engaging in physical activity while working remotely. Working from home has forced us to reinvent the ways we support one another despite the significant changes […]

Fitness Warriors COVID-19 Class Schedule

Fitness Warriors are here to keep you moving!  We are excited to offer classes to help you meet your fitness goals regardless of where you choose to get it in! Already know what class you want to attend? REGISTER HERE!   ZOOM CLASS SCHEDULE Join your favorite Fitness Warrior on Zoom (Now- May 29) while we sculpt new habits, set new […]

Scholar-Athlete of the Month

Due to COVID-19 and the delay of all VHSL sports seasons, we are postponing the Scholar-Athlete of the Month program to the 2021-2022 school year.  Know a standout student-athlete? The nomination period has been delayed but when we begin accepting monthly nominations, they must be made by the school’s activities director or the athlete’s coach, and should be based upon […]

Williams Mullen Community Impact Award

The Williams Mullen Community Impact Award celebrates and honors a sports team improving their community through service to others. The goal of the award is to recognize a Richmond region high school-based sports team for improving their community through volunteerism, fundraising, or other altruistic activities. The winning team will receive a $2,500 award, which will be made on the winners’ […]

Community Events

Fitness Warriors are known for bringing the fitness party to local community events – from large scale events like Venture Richmond’s 2nd Street Festival to smaller events held in church basements – if there is an event being held in an area where we offer classes, we do our best to be there!  Warriors can table the event to offer […]

Become a Host Site

“Seeing people who normally never exercise suddenly have the access to a free workout in a safe space feels like a big win.” – Hull Street Library We partner with schools, community centers, churches, senior centers, health clinics, and other community organizations to offer FREE weekly fitness classes in the communities that need them the most. Partners host Fitness Warriors, giving their communities […]

Become a Fitness Warrior Instructor

“The Fitness Warriors program is an amazing platform.  Through this initiative, lives are being changed.  As Warriors, we’re tackling the important public health issues in our communities.  This program is making a difference.” – Terrica Woolridge, Warriors 2nd Class   Warriors are community fitness leaders who have a heart for the community, a passion for fitness, and are dedicated to […]