Becoming active, fit and strong is not as simple as you think, unless you enjoy the scene. BUT! there is hope yet for those who are wanting to start out, get awesome tips, or event take your fitness level to the next level at this year’s Sydney Fitness Show, being held at the brand new International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour, 28 – 30 April.
This year’s show brings together the best trainers, nutritionists, the latest gym equipment, exercises classes and a tonne of positive fitsporation that you can pick and choose from whether you’re on a journey to a competitive event, a weight loss goal, a new lifestyle or mapping out a fitness plan for the first time.
The 2017 Fitness Show, formerly the Fitness & Health Expo, is bigger than ever before and this year will feature specific zones to help guide you on your journey:
ACTIVE: for those interested in leading a healthy and active lifestyle;
STRENGTH: for bodybuilding and strength training enthusiasts; and
INDUSTRY: for those in the fitness and health industry to check out the latest commercial equipment and business services and meet other like-minded professionals.
There is no time like the present to get started which is exactly what you can do at the Fitness Show– you can trial products, try on clothing and accessories, trial different classes, train with fitness icons, compete in events and listen to industry experts.
Here are some of the features at the Sydney Fitness Show that will help find direction and get you well on your way:
Celebrity & expert appearances – featuring group training sessions, open workouts and Q&As with some of the biggest names in fitness and sport including Commando Steve, Deep Heat Ambassador Tim Robards, Australian Institute of Fitness Ambassador Michelle Bridges, Lola Berry, Hattie Boydle and Lauren Simpson.
Muscle Beach – new to 2017, witness the most aesthetic physiques in the world today running open workouts in a Venice Beach-style fully equipped gym. The best international names in bodybuilding will be there including Kai Greene, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, Shaun ‘Flexatron’ Rhoden, Jeff Seid, Zac Smith, Calum Von Moger, Simeon Panda and the greatest Asian bodybuilder of all time, Hideteda ‘Hide’ Yamagishi.
Australian Institute of Fitness Active Stage – join in on a great range of fun workouts that will leave your energy levels soaring including a Hip Hop Yoga class with Lola Berry, Kettlebell AMPD and the latest Les Mills classes
Healthy Living Stage – learn how to make nutritious and easy to prepare meals, smoothies and healthy treats plus get tips on topics relating to mind, body and living a healthy lifestyle.
The Arena – step outside your comfort zone and test your skills in a bootcamp with Commando Steve, or perhaps take it to the next level by entering the Men’s Fitness 2017 Fit Bloke Challenge. If you’d prefer to watch from the sidelines, the N.S.W. Teams Cup will feature some of Australia’s fittest CrossFit athletes compete head to head in teams of three.
Natural bodybuilding and Sports Modelling competitions – run by iCompete Natural featuring categories including Fitness Model, Bikini Model, Novice, Open, Masters, Mr Physique and Swimwear.
Powerlifting championships and the Pacific Invitational – featuring the strongest men and women in the world tackling all-time records.
The show will also host OUTRUN CANCER, a continuous 24hr running Guinness World Record attempt, partnering with Technogym and Camp Quality to raise funds for families affected by cancer.
For those considering a career in fitness or wanting to further develop a fitness business, the Fitness Show is co-located with FILEX, the fitness industry convention offering over 230 sessions delivered by the industry’s thought leaders and renowned educators.
The Fitness Show is open to both industry and the general public from 10am – 5pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information visit www.fitness-show.com.au and follow Facebook , Twitter and Instagram for updates on features, timetables and celebrities. Book your ticket online before the 25th April to take advantage of advance online ticket prices. If you work in the industry, entry is free if you pre-register online and provide the appropriate identification.
The Fitness Show will also head to Melbourne 13 – 15 October, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre and Brisbane 21 – 22 October, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
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