Fitness Warriors News

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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Fitness Warriors Celebrates Graduating Class, Gears Up for First-Ever Fitness Festival

Thursday, August 19

By: Tiffany Copeland, Director of Fitness Warriors Sports Backers’ Fitness Warriors program celebrated another milestone earlier in the summer, graduating 13 new instructors on June 26, 2021. These tenacious individuals rose to the challenge during a pandemic to successfully complete their six-month comprehensive training program. From Zoom meetings to outdoor sessions, these amazing individuals did the work and are keeping […]

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