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TheFitExpo 2013 - A Fitness Extravaganza in Northern California

By Stephan Martin

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For any fitness enthusiast TheFitExpo is always one of the highlights of the year and you can bet the fitness buffs will be lined up early this weekend in Santa Clara. TheFitExpo will be taking place on June 29th and 30th at the Santa Clara Convention Center. TheFitExpo will feature over 150 exhibits, meaning if you are looking for it, it will be here.

Exhibits this weekend will offer the latest in fitness, diet, nutrition, strength and wellness products and services with tons of free samples and giveaways. You can always count on TheFitExpo to provide you with samples of some of the latest, newest and best fitness products on the market.

TheFitExpo

This year TheFitExpo is being presented by Bodybuilding.com and sponsored by Subway Restaurants and Body Fortress, TheFitExpo attendees will find more competitions, demonstrations, seminars, and exhibits than ever before.

Phil Heath

Over 900 athletes from all over the world will compete in 19 major contests including CrossFit, bodybuilding, strongman, power lifting, grip, Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, karate, and more!  Attendees can get in on the contest action and win cash by participating in MAX REPS 4 CASH (for the most bicep curl, dips, pull ups and push ups) and the NOR CAL’s Best 4 CA$H (for best legs, best biceps and best abs).  Over 150 exhibits from cutting-edge health and fitness companies will be featuring the latest in nutrition, diet, exercise equipment, healthy lifestyle products and more.

                                                                                        

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM:  As seen on ESPN, Strongman Challenge features overhead lifts, carry, deadlifts and stone loading.

12:15 – 12:45 PM:  The latest in Fashion!  FitGirlWear Fashion Show by Ms. Fitness America Sherry Goggin

1:00 – 2:00 PM – Don Frye International Mustache Championship.  Process of elimination till the top mustache remains!

4:00 – 5:00 PM – Meet 2X and Current Mr. Olympia Champion Phil Heath

5:15 – 5:45 PM – MeetNFL Baltimore Ravens SuperBowl Champion Brendon Ayanbadejo

SUNDAY, JUNE 30:

 

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM:  Strongman Challenge, record breaker challenge and inaugural US Open MAS Wrestling Championships!

10:00 AM – 12:30 PM:  Parkour Olympic Challenge.  See this ancient discipline that has gone mainstream.  Competition is highly visual with exciting challenges involving vaulting, rolling, climbing and jumping. 

12 NOON:  Superfight!  Javier “Showtime” Vazquez and Victor Davila UFC Spanish Commentator will face off!  No time limit, submission only!

2:00 – 3:00 PM:  You have to see it to believe it, Battle of the Bar.  Created by athletes for athletes to elevate calisthenics or street workout movements into a professional series!

BOTH DAYS

CrossFit Challenge, one of the fastest growing sports in America, See live competitions for intermediate and hi level athletes.   

Gracie Worlds 2012 GI Tournament: hosted by Rose Gracie from legendary Gracie Family of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fame.  Kids 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon (both days); Adults 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Saturday and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday                     

Loopkicks – Extreme Martial Arts like you have never seen before! Group is based in Milpitas, and will provide tricks demos as well as extreme tricks workshops open to attendees.   

For a complete schedule of events, visit www.thefitexpo.com

Published on Jun 29, 2013

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