FO Fitness is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) located in Alexandria, Virginia. Owned and operated by Lans Fofana, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army. Lans began his fitness training career in 1998 while stationed at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, where he volunteered to train Marines placed on remedial fitness squad (category of Marines unable to perform at the Marine Corps fitness standards). Within four years, his services extended to naval personnel, Department of Defense employees, civilians and organized sports teams in Hawaii.
Directly following his deployment in Kuwait/Iraq, where he continued to provide fitness training services to military and civilian personnel, Lans became a Master Fitness Trainer in the Army (certified subject matter expert in the Army physical readiness training program) while stationed in Seattle, Washington. He also obtained: Fitness Training Certification through International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA); Certified Combative Train-the-Trainer Instructor for the U.S. Army; Group X Instructor for 24 Hour Fitness; and Installer and Trainer of Xergames Interactive Fitness equipment.
In 2008, after receiving his MBA, Lans relocated to Alexandria, Virginia, where he opened his fitness training studio. Since then, his business has grown and developed into one of the most comprehensive personal training and fitness centers in the area. In 2012, FO Fitness was rated by Washingtonian Magazine a top 13 Highly Rated Boot Camps in the DC Metro area.