14 Fitness Companies to Inspire Your Biz in 2018

Find out how 14 businesses ranging from organic food to fitness classes to chic activewear are building healthy lives and companies by redefining their bottom line. They’ve gone beyond profit and added purpose. Check out their companies and get inspired for how you can redefine your company’s bottom line and add in purpose this year.

 

The numbers don’t lie.

 

61% of consumers will try a product or service they’ve never heard of that gives back to a social or environmental cause over a known brand that does not give back.

 

83% of consumers want the companies they buy product and services from to support a cause.

Enough Said…for now…keep reading

Fashion/Activewear

 

1.Saucony (Run4Good)

Profit:

For profit company manufacturing athletic shoes. Fun fact I learned from watching their history video – it takes 40,000 steps to run a marathon. They are a company with a core focus helping their consumers run better and love it while they are doing it.

 

Impakt:

The Saucony Run For Good Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. We act to inform the public about its cause and prevention and provide funding to optimize the impact and success of community organizations that promote running and healthy lifestyle programs for youth.

 

2.Fibre Athletics

Profit: A for profit life-style company that makes high quality, fair trade active wear from 100% organic and recycled materials

Impakt:

Fibre supports poverty alleviation and environmental restoration projects with each sale.

Like…

Mission 22 fights the war at home to stem the tide of Veteran suicides through three major programs: Funding veterans to receive treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other issues they may be facing through our many partner organizations, raising awareness and honoring veterans through outreach and large scale public art and creating social impact for the issues veterans are facing today.

 

3.Vimmia

Profit:

A fashion forward performance activewear and athleisure apparel for profit company.

Impakt:

Through their partnership with Maria Shriver’s The Women’s Alzheimer’s Challenge, they donate $1 from the sale of each legging to the nonprofit charity

 

4.Green Series Fitness

Profit:

A for profit company that provides energy efficient fitness equipment. Think treadmills that help your body and help the environment.

Impakt:

Planet earth by helping us decrease our environmental footprint while working out.

 

 

 

 

 

Studios/Gyms/Fitness programs

5.The Movement Fitness

Profit:

A for profit business providing one-on-one and group fitness classes with celebrity fitness instructors

Impakt:

They donate $1 per person for each class to the National Brain Tumor Society #GiveBackMoveForward

6.Innovative Fitness

Profit:

A for profit personal, team and corporate fitness training franchise

Impakt:

The owner, Curtis Christopherson, is known for hosting many fitness charity events raising a lot of money to support the charities

7.Soul Cycle

Profit:

A for profit company that provides its customers 45-minute heart pumping indoor cycling class that features high-intensity cardio, muscle-sculpting strength training, and rhythm-based choreography.

Impakt:

Host many charity rides in support of many non-profits

 

8.Blue Moon Fitness

Profit:

A for profit gym specialize in focusing on overweight, obese and pre-diabetic customers

Impakt:

A for profit gym offering FREE 3-Month Membership to anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer or diabetes. In addition, they offer a personal training consultation as well as access to small group training during the 3-month period!

 

 

 

9.FOCUS fitness main line

Profit:

A for profit yoga, spinning and conditioning fitness studio in Philadelphia.

Impakt:

They provide free yoga classes 2x a week that renew and restore the body and mind, during and after cancer.

10.Give Fitness

Profit:

A for profit fitness health club. #yougetfitwegiveback

Impakt:

They donate 50% of their profits to programs that strengthen personal character, create value in people and provide opportunities for personal growth.

11.Fit Body Fitness Training

Profit:

A for profit personal and group training fitness programs

Impakt:

They established the Sweat Angles program that help their members give back each time they work out. Each time a member comes in the gym and checks in on Facebook, Fit Body Fitness Training gives back to non-profits they partner with.

12.(PEM) Premier Event Management

Profit:

A for profit organizers and race director for multi-sport and endurance racing events.

 Impakt:

The Endurance Foundation, Inc is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to promote, influence and assist in the organizing of national and international amateur sports competitions that have a positive impact on athletes of all skill levels who compete in endurance and multi-sport competitions.

Food

13.Lily Stevia Sweets

Profit:

A for profit Fair-Trade company making chocolate

Impakt:

Certified gluten free. Certified Fair Trade. They contribute a percentage of their profits each year to non-profit organizations that provide services to children with cancer and their families.

14.Love with Food

Profit:

A for profit subscription box company delivering all-natural, organic, gluten-free snacks delivered to their customers each month.

Impakt:

For every snack box you purchase, you are donating at least one meal to a food bank

Are you getting any ideas for your company?  Tell us in the comments of any other health and wellness companies you know that are giving back.

About Krystal Nelson

Krystal Nelson is the Founder of IIMPAKT that helps for profit businesses give back to the causes they care about in a strategic and sustainable way. Redefining their bottom line. People + Profits =impakt

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