Look at west coast fitness freaks the LA Fit Expo is back! One of the largest Fittest Expo’s in the west coast is returning this weekend and will kick off at The Los Angeles Convention Center on January 19th and 20th! The biggest names in the fitness industry will be on hand with their sexy booth babes showcasing their newest supplements and equipment. So get your lazy butt of the couch and come experience the expo as you get a chance to interact with the likes of Tito Ortiz, Bas Rutten and other MMA notables over the weekend as well the many fitness models and celebrities. For more info check out the official word from the people at the Fit Expo themselves!
Mixed Martial Arts is back in a big way at West Coast’s largest fitness event, TheFitExpo Los Angeles Saturday and Sunday, January 19-20 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, West Halls A & B. The Expo will feature two full days of MMA seminars, autographs and interactive demonstrations where attendees can learn from the best in the sport, up close and personal. The latest in fight gear and clothing will be featured on the exhibit floor.
“Mixed martial arts competitors are true athletes that employ the training and nutrition principals of strength, power and fitness, the cornerstone of Los Angeles Fitness Expo. We’re are excited to have the biggest names in the sport teaching and signing autographs at our show,” said Erin Ferries, Executive Director, TheFitExpo.
TheFitExpo’s complimentary MMA seminar track, presented by Hit What’s Hot, Tapout Magazine, MMA Worldwide, 02 Trainer and BasRutten.com and will be hosted by MMA fighter and ESPN Los Angeles radio host RJ Clifford, featuring many of today’s top fighters and coaches. Sherdog.com will be conducting a live remote throughout the weekend. Up-to-the-minute updates on fighter appearances are available at www.thefitexpo.com.
Attendees can meet and get autographs from former Light Heavyweight Champion, Tito Ortiz and former Heavyweight Champion Bas Rutten. Other special appearances will include MMA fighters Duane “Bang” Ludwig and Don Frye, renowned MMA referee Herb Dean, Punkass and Skrape of TapouT, host of “The Best of Pride Fighting” Kenda Perez and many more!
Special MMA demos planned for the weekend include “Pro Boxing Demo” courtesy of Island Boost, “Capoeira Demo” presented by TapouT Gym LA, “MMA Techniques” with James Wilks and Mike “Joker” Guymon.
Freddy George, “The Detroit Diesel”, Fitness Editor for TapouT and MMA Worldwide Magazines, trainer and Inventor of the Machine Shop Training System, which integrates The Burn Machine, The War Machine and Stroops Resistance Band Training systems, will also be on site Saturday and Sunday.
Shin’s XMA Martial Arts Demo Team will perform a blend of martial arts and acrobatics to create the high flying maneuvers you see in movies today.
Daniel Puder, founder and CEO of anti-bullying and youth development company My Life, My Power will be appearing on the main stage on Sunday, January 20. Puder is an undefeated heavyweight MMA fighter and a WWE’s Tough Enough Champion. He will provide insight on how his own experience of being bullied while growing up propelled him to becoming an undefeated fighter in the cage and a continuing role model for youth.
Attendees can register to win each day a painting by top MMA artist Rodrigo Tovar of PaintedDemons.com, which he will create on site at the expo. The winner need not be present to win.
Expo attendees will also cheer on competitors participating in returning contests including
Optimum Nutrition presents The Iron Man Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure & Bikini Championships, The Gracie US Nationals, MET-Rx Odd Haugen Strength Classic, American Record Makers Olympic Weightlifting Competition, Body Fortress presents The USPA American Cup Powerlifting Championships, MET-Rx Vise Grip Viking Challenge and Bodybuilding.com’s BodySpace™ Spokesmodel Search.
TheFitExpo offers something for everyBODY! Attendees will find over 100 fitness and sports celebrities as well as 20 amateur, professional, Olympic and attendee competitions and 300 exhibits offering the latest in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products and services. During both days of the Expo, many leading fitness professionals will be presenting educational seminars and demonstrations on subjects such as proper nutrition and dieting and exercise philosophies.
TheFitExpo adult admission tickets are $20 per day or $30 for the full weekend. Children 12 years and under are $10 per day and children under 6 are free. Show hours are Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Plenty of parking is available.
For more TheFitExpo information on ticketing, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, call (818) 545-0290 or visit www.thefitexpo.com.