Fitness Warriors News

Superlatives and Awards Recognize Fitness Warriors Going Above and Beyond

Thursday, July 28

By: Tiffany Copeland, Director of Fitness Warriors In late June, Fitness Warriors from across the region came together to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of the past 12 months. Keeping true to the traditions of our Annual Warrior Nation Celebration, Warriors were honored for their continued work in the community and willingness to be the change. Part of this […]

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Fitness Warriors 10th Class is ready to make a positive community impact

Wednesday, March 16

By: Tiffany Copeland, Director of Fitness Warriors Three months ago, 12 strangers came together at Westover Hills Community Center in South Richmond because they were inspired to make an impact in their community as aspiring members of Sports Backers’ Fitness Warriors program. Training days for Fitness Warriors are a mix of physical fitness, education about health disparities in our region, […]

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Fitness Warriors Now Accepting Applications for Next Class of Community Leaders

Thursday, October 14

Application deadline set for November 12 RICHMOND, VA – Sports Backers is currently accepting applications for the next class of the Fitness Warriors program, which trains members of the community with talent, passion, and potential to be professional fitness instructors in neighborhoods with the highest rates of chronic disease. Those accepted into the program will begin training in January of […]

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