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Top Black-owned Fitness Businesses to Support in 2023 and Beyond

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Apra Pathak

Diversity should be celebrated often. Taking this opportunity to celebrate the contribution of Black trainers in the fitness world, here are the top Black-owned fitness businesses to support.

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Top Black-owned Fitness Businesses to Support in 2023 and Beyond

Taking this opportunity to celebrate the achievements and influences of Black people in various communities, FitBudd is highlighting some extraordinary Black fitness trainers that have changed the game.

1. Samaria Cozart

App Name: Samaria Ari Fitness

Instagram: @samariaarifitness 

Samaria is a CPT-certified fitness trainer and owner of Samaria Ari Fitness.

Samaria Ari Fitness is designed to ignite healthy lifestyles through personal fitness and nutritional plans created specifically for you and your DNA. 

2. Vania Dyson

App Name: Powered by Silver Fox

Instagram: @vaniashnay  

Vania is a fitness trainer from Indianapolis, but she is so much more than that.

Along with her passion for fitness, she always dwells in cosplay, stand-up comedy, and more!

She is also a CPT-certified trainer that provides her clients personalized workouts and nutrition plans.

3. Justin Perkins

App Name: Lion Den Training

Instagram: @justinperkins_377  

Justin’s mission at the Lion's Den is sharing the best knowledge with poise, boldness, and strength. He engages his clients in military-inspired training at its highest level of fitness intensity. 

For Justin, motivation is key, progress is inevitable, and quitting is not an option.

4. Yadiyah Letellier

App Name: Body By Chef

Instagram: @bodybychef   

A Brooklyn native, Chef Yadiyah Letellier is a young and charismatic chef on the rise. 

As an athlete, Chef Letellier finds importance in an active lifestyle and a well-balanced diet. However, a balanced diet does not have to be bland or expensive! In fact, his goal with All Eats LLC is to teach others how to prepare healthy, flavorful meals on a budget while incorporating an active lifestyle.

5. Alim Shabazz

App Name: For Fathers Fitness 2.0

Instagram: @forfathersfitness 

With over 20 years of experience in professional athletics and pharmaceuticals/nutraceuticals, Ali has dedicated his life to helping others transform their bodies and lead healthier lifestyles.

As a former professional athlete and wellness expert, Ali understands what it takes to succeed in the world of fitness

6. Monica Peters

App Name: MFTC

Instagram: @thecoachpeters

Monica Peters brings over 30 years of experience as a personal trainer leading group fitness classes and managing several private studios She has a coaching background that spans middle school, the general public, athletes, and college.

Regarding health and fitness, Coach Peters believes in sustainability over all else! 

“Sure, there are great "12-week programs, 1-month challenges, 90-day transformations", but when you finish that, what's next? Another 12-week program?” - Monica Peters

7. Tracy Williams

App Name: TNW Fitness

Instagram: @tracywilliams   

Tracy is a certified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, and an IFBB professional athlete passionate about inspiring, motivating, and sharing knowledge with others to live a more fit and healthy lifestyle. 

She is actively involved, contributes to the fitness community, and provides easily accessible plans for achieving your desired physique.

8. Karim Abdullah

App Name: FitFitUniversity

Instagram: @fitfituniversity  

Karim believes that fitness can be achieved anywhere. It doesn't matter if you work out at home, at a gym, outside, or on vacation. 

Through his fitness business, he helps clients of all backgrounds- beginners to professionals - work out and maintains a healthy lifestyle.

Karim works on the motto: We only get one body, and it’s up to us to take care of it.

Ready To Seize Your 2023 Fitness Goals?

You can easily download the fitness app of any personal trainers listed above and start your fitness journey in no time.

Many of them provide equipment-free at-home workouts, so all you need to achieve your fitness goals is willpower and their guidance.

Happy Training!

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