Now some of you may be asking, “Hey, R.C., what does fitness and fandom have in common?” Well, you watch all those superhero movies, don’t you? You read comics, watch professional wrestling, MMA, and cosplay as some of your favorite heroes and sports stars, right? Well, here’s your chance to find out how they did it and meet some of them, like action movie actor turned Tae Bo guru Billy Blanks, for UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and current challenger for the Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight title, Tito Ortiz. For you reality show junkies, Tamara and Eddie Judge of The Real Housewives or Orange County and Eric the Trainer of Hollywood’s Physique.
There is something for everyBODY…see what we did? There are over 21 free competitions and cutting edge classes, here are some of the things you will find this weekend:
National Pro Grid League – GRID is the world’s first professional spectator sport that offers two co-ed teams racing head-to-head in a two-hour match. GRID incorporates speed, skill and strategy in a test of endurance through a variety of weightlifting and body-weight elements. (Separate ticket required)
Extreme Tricking Challenge – California’s famous Team Loopkicks will host this event, performing their aesthetic blend of kicks, flips, twists and intricate groundwork. They’ll teach you how to do it too!
Evolution Fitness Conference is open to all fitness enthusiasts and will offer cutting edge workshops and programming including Tae Bo Fitness, POUND, Celebrity Bootcamp, Piloxing Bombay Jam, Zumba, Military Muscle, and more. The conference will provide progressive education for personal trainers and group fitness instructors who can earn up to eight Continuing Education Units. (Separate fee to participate). Also, attendees can come dressed to work out as the Evolution Fitness Conference (EFC) offers free express workouts, demos and fitness challenges daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Evolution Fitness Stage.
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, but we are giving away 10 pairs of tickets, that’s saving you $80 for the weekend.
Here’s what you have to do, either go to Twitter and/or Instagram then follow our soon-to-be relaunched sister site Nerds’ Gym.
Twitter: @Nerds_Gym or Instagram: nerdsgym, then screen shot it and post it in the comment section below. Ten winners will be selected at random by Thursday at 10 p.m. PST and will be able to pick up their tickets at will-call.
TheFitExpo will be at the Anaheim Convention Center in Halls A & B, 800 West Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA. 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.