America's Personal Trainer, Tony Little Honored by National Fitness Hall of Fame, City of Tampa

Thursday, March 14, 2019 General News
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Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn hosted a ceremony that honored fitness icon Tony Little in conjunction with the National Fitness Hall of Fame's John Figarelli presenting the Famous First in Fitness Award.

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The "First in Fitness" award is a new honor created to mark the

15th anniversary of the National Fitness Hall of Fame by paying tribute to 15 fitness luminaries drawn from the roster of Hall of Fame Inductees. Tony Little joins a roster of honorees that includes Jack LaLanne, Vic Tanny, Judi Sheppard Missett, Paige Palmer and Dr. Kenneth Cooper, MD – each of whom are responsible for famous Firsts in Fitness.

Tony Little, who was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in 2006 for his exemplary career in the health and fitness industry is recognized as the "First Person to bring Personal Training to the Masses" and help create the Modern-Day personal training industry.

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn honored Little with an award from the city for all he has done for fitness as well as the city itself. He not only helped to put Tampa on the map, but also get Tampa residents excited about fitness.

"I think this may be the biggest thing I've ever had", said Little. "I'm just happy that I was lucky enough to be picked".

Tony Little has helped shape the bodies of millions the world over with his personal training DVD's and workouts and exercise gear such as the renowned Gazelle – and helped shape the very way in which fitness product are marketed worldwide. His direct involvement in product development, singular expertise in direct marketing, unparalleled skills as America's top TV salesman and personal integrity that has engendered tremendous consumer trust throughout his storied career serve as the key ingredients underlying the impressive continued growth and diversification of the Tony Little brand.

Today, the Tony Little brand stands for excellence in fitness, health and well-being products, functional foods and lifestyle fashion including Cheeks - Tony's famous footwear that looks great while promoting fitness with every step, along with his all natural Gobble Up Turkey Burgers, all available on HSN. Tony's collection also includes a line of frozen foods that combine great taste and good health.

 

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