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Themed Exercise Examples

Enjoy these descriptions and how-to GIFs of kid-friendly, themed exercise ideas! May the Fourth Click here to view May the Fourth themed exercises like Saber Jacks and Jedi Lunges.  Opening Day Click here to view baseball themed exercises like Shortstop Shuffle and Home Run Swing.  Spring Break In Hawaii Click here to view Hawaiian themed exercises like Climbing a Volcano […]

Brain Break University Videos

Give your brain a break as you follow along with these 3-5 minute videos, led by college athletes! Week 1: Pep Rally – Virginia Union University Week 2: Spring Forward – University of Richmond Week 3: Luck of the Irish – University of Richmond Week 4: March Madness – Randolph-Macon College Week 5: April Fools – Randolph-Macon College Week 6: […]

Exercise Examples

Enjoy these descriptions, how-to videos, and kid-friendly exercise ideas! Brain Break University Videos Give your brain a break and click here to view 3-5 minute videos from college athletes.   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 […]


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- September 4) 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 […]