TheFitExpo Anaheim’s Inaugural Event Taking Place This Weekend
For the first time ever, TheFitExpo will be taking place in Orange County this weekend. TheFitExpo Anaheim, the West Coast’s largest fitness expo, will be taking place on Saturday and Sunday, August 22 – 23, 2015 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
TheFitExpo Anaheim will bring together thousands of fitness enthusiasts from Southern California and around the world. Attendees will come face-to-face with top-tier fitness celebrities, executives and industry veterans on a dynamic, fast-paced exhibition floor. Over 200 companies will be on hand to display, offer show discounts and give away complimentary samples. Expo attendees can sign up at the subscription kiosk and receive a free one-year magazine subscription to either Women’s Health or Men’s Health.
Erin Ferries, Executive Director, TheFitExpo/National Fitness Productions, said, “TheFitExpo Los Angeles has been such a tremendous success, we felt it was time to bring the show to Orange County as well. TheFitExpo is for everyBODY, whether you’re a hardcore fitness enthusiast or taking the first steps towards getting healthier. We promise an exciting and fun weekend for the entire family.”
Amongst the attractions taking place at the inaugural TheFitExpo Anaheim will be National Pro Grid League, Extreme Tricking Challenge, Battle of the Bars, Affiliate Showcase, TheFitExpo Fashion Show, and Evolution Fitness Conference.
Several TheFitExpo fan favorite competitions are set for Anaheim include: IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure & Bikini Championships, Gracie Worlds 2015 (Jiu Jitsu Tournament), Odd Haugen Strength Classic (Southland Strong Man Challenge, Ironmind The Visegrip Viking Challenge presented by Ironmind, Southland Open MAS Wrestling Tournament), TheFitExpo Anaheim Powerlifting event, and TheFitExpo Armwrestling Championship. Attendees can get in on the action to can win cash, prizes and bragging rights during the Expo with TheFitExpo’s Best (open to men and women) and the MAXREPS 4 CASH (open to men only).
Fitness greats slated to appear include: Billy Blanks, fitness icon and creator of the Tae Bo; celebrity MMA fighter and UFC Hall of Famer “Huntington Beach Bad Boy” Tito Ortiz; one of the most highly recognized pro bodybuilders in the IFBB, Jerome “Hollywood” Ferguson; CUT Fitness founders and The Real Housewives of Orange County’s Tamra and Eddie Judge; 6X world champion powerlifter CT Fletcher; the world champion and the strongest armwrestler, Richard Lupkes; YouTube sensations Kali Muscle, bodybuilder with 27 million views, and Carlie Butler with millions of views, and many more.
If you want a chance to turn your passion for fitness into a profession bring your resume and stop by the Fitness Career Center, located in the main lobby near registration between 8:00 -10:00 am daily and meet companies that are hiring.
Leading fitness modeling agency Naturally Fit Agency will be conducting a model search all weekend at TheFitExpo. Bring a comp card, 8 X 10 photo and a resume and dress in fitted jeans and top/shirt and you are guaranteed to be seen.
Attendees can also meet the stars from the new family action film Underdog Kids, Aidan Considine (a multi-international Martial Arts Champion), Rayna Vallandingham (the youngest Black Belt who has 6 championships) rising star Andrew Franklin, and director/producer Phillip Rhee (creator of “Best of the Best” film franchise that is distributed by major studio around the world).
TheFitExpo adult tickets are $25 per day or $40 for the full weekend. Children 12 years and under are $10 per day and children 6 and under are free. Show hours are Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Plenty of parking is available. Discount coupons are available at participating UFC Gyms, 24 Hour Fitness, Nutrishop, and hundreds of local gyms.
TheFitExpo is produced by National Fitness Productions (NFP) and sponsored by Ford, Performix, Pound Rockout Workout, Liftag Sport, CUT Fitness and Women’s Health.