The Los Angeles Fitness Expo is making its way back to the L.A. Convention Center January 29-30. Two days of nonstop fitness and nutrition booths along with every type of competition you could think of makes this one of the best fitness events in the country.
If you are a fitness buff or looking to become one, the fifteen free competitions that you will get to watch will surely inspire you to get into action. One of the most exciting events of the weekend will be the Scot Mendelson Bench Press Classic. This year not only will you get to see some of the strongest lifters in the world, but Scot is opening it up to the public, so if you are feeling strong give it a shot and see what you've got. Some of the other featured events include "The Ultimate Nutrition All-American Strongman Challenge", American Record Makers 2011 Olympic Weightlifting Competition, Ultimate Armwrestling League and the Gracie U.S. Nationals along with several other competitions.
To make sure that you are at your healthiest the Fit Expo has several opportunities for you over the weekend. The Walgreens Wellness Tour provides you with six different screenings worth more than $140, all for free. If you are interested in getting involved in the Kettlebell craze, Saturday there is going to be a training workshop from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Don't be afraid to bring the kids out, as they can participate in CrossFit Kids strength and conditioning program.
The two day event is also a who's who of the fitness world, giving you the chance to meet some of the biggest names in the industry. MMA superstar Chuck Lidell and Carmen Electra are scheduled to appear on Saturday. Both days you will be able to check out Phil Collen of Def Leppard, Jay Cutler "Mr. Olympia 2010", Lou Ferrigno, powerlifting champion Scot Mendelson, just to name a few. Just being able to meet some of the most famous people in fitness will make your weekend.
Last but not least, the Fit Expo is one of the biggest weekends of the year for the supplement industry. You will get samples of some of the most popular brands on the market as well as the latest products and you will be able to get first hand information to help you decide what to use in the upcoming year. Some of the participating companies include BSN, Met-Rx, EAS, Gaspari Nutrition, Con-Cret and many, many more.
For more information on the L.A. Fit Expo and ticket information, visit: www.thefitexpo.com