Defying the Odds Fitness is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California. We provide youth fitness & strength training programs to relieve the daily stress and trauma that plague our communities of color. By combining state-of-the-art strength training, nutritional health promotion and positive reinforcement, we aspire to cultivate self-responsibility for a lifetime of improved personal and professional well-being.
Defying the Odds Fitness is a 3-tier program supporting at-risk youth (ages 13 to 18) through strength training, health education, academic guidance & career coaching. We receive student referrals from the Juvenile Probation Department, intervention centers, therapy providers, schools and other community organizations. On the business side, we offer two program tracks integrating traditional exercise, advanced workout programs and strength training for individuals and groups.