How We Inspire, Inform and Transform!

Knockout Obesity’s unique recipe for success involves Inspiration (through physical fitness training), Information (through nutrition education), and Transformation (through capacity-building for community-based organizations.) Knockout Obesity delivers its signature obesity prevention and intervention program to youth-serving community organizations, with an emphasis on community centers located in high-need New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments.
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Walk To Your Health, Brooklyn! on June 20, 2015

Knockout Obesity is proud to host the inaugural, Walk To Your Health, Brooklyn! First Annual Family Walk to Knockout Childhood Obesity, on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Brooklyn Bridge Park! This debut walk for NYC will unite Brooklynites in the fight against childhood obesity, and raise funds for Knockout Obesity, so we can continue our efforts to help children develop physical fitness and nutrition habits that will promote healthy lifestyles and prevent obesity! Volunteer, Walk or Sponsor.
Learn more how you can support this great event!

Press

Examiner

October 1st, 2012|

WORKING HARD TO KNOCKOUT OBESITY
October 1, 2012  |  By: Harold Mandel
Medscape reports that obesity is a significant public health crisis in the United States and across the rest of the industrialized world. The prevalence of obesity is increasing rapidly in numerous industrialized nations worldwide. In order to avoid obesity’s potential toll on morbidity, mortality, and economics the growing […]

NY Daily News

August 6th, 2012|

BAY RIDGE CHEF TEACHES LOCALS HOW TO SHED THE POUNDS IN HIS OWN REALITY SHOW FOR THE WEB
Food Networks “Fat Chef” contestant Dimitri Verteouris trains five contestants at Gleason’s Gym in Dumbo.

By Mark Morales

A Bay Ridge chef who lost a ton of weight on a Food Network reality show has started a show of his […]

The Jersey Journal

May 25th, 2012|

BOXER LOSES BOUT AT W IN HOBOKEN BUT WINNING WAR AGAINST OBESITY

BY RYAN SONGALIA
FOR THE JERSEY JOURNAL

HOBOKEN, July 16, 2012 — Fight Night at the W Hotel tonight featured the first two knockouts in the series’ history as the amateur action brought out many top names in the New York/New Jersey boxing community.

ESPN2 boxing commentator Teddy Atlas, […]