(Los Angeles, CA – November 30, 2013) On Saturday, January 25, 2014 Optimum Nutrition presents The IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure, & Bikini Championships at the West Coast’s largest fitness event, 2014 TheFitExpo™ Los Angeles. Presented by Bodybuilding.com, TheFitExpo will take place January 25-26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, South Halls G, H, and J.
The IRON MAN Magazine Naturally Bodybuilding, Physique, Figure & Bikini Championships will present the world’s most impressive physiques at this polygraph-tested event. Judging begins at 10:30 a.m. with finals at 3:30 p.m. Entry deadline is January 18, 2014. The event is NPC sanctioned and is a NPC Team Universe qualifier. For full contest and entry information, visit www.ironmanmagazine.com/naturally.
“Bodybuilding and Physique events are part of our DNA and are a key component of what we offer at the Expo,” said TheFitExpo Executive Director, Erin Ferries. “These athletes employ every principle of nutrition and training coupled with true dedication and passion in shaping their bodies to be their very best.”
John Balik, Publisher of IRON MAN Magazine, stated, “Entering our 25th year hosting bodybuilding events, we are excited to bring the top natural athletes to the stage at TheFitExpo.”
In addition to the competition, throughout the weekend the world’s top bodybuilders will be offering complimentary seminars on muscle building, nutrition and fitness.
Attendees can meet and get autographs from 3 X and current Mr. Olympia Champion, Phil Heath, 4 X Mr. Olympia Champion, Jay Cutler, IFBB Pro Bodybuilder, Kai Greene (courtesy of MuscleMeds), The World’s Strongest Man, Brian Shaw (courtesy of Maximum Human Performance), bodybuilder/actor Roland Kickinger, MMA celebrity fighter and UFC hall of fame athlete, Tito Ortiz, top celebrity fitness expert and wellness coach Jillian Michaels, and many more to be announced.
Attendees can also cheer on 19 returning contests including The Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Nationals, MET-Rx Odd Haugen Strength Challenge, American Record Makers Olympic Weightlifting Competition, The Body Fortress USPLA American Cup Powerlifting Championships, California Affiliate Showcase 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 over 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.
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.
Event is produced by National Fitness Productions. Title sponsor is Bodybuilding.com. Presenting sponsors for Bodybuilding.com TheFitExpo Southern California are Body Fortress and Subway Restaurants with MET-Rx, Pure Nutrition, Optimum Nutrition, American BodyBuilding, Dymatize, Supreme Protein, Pursuit Rx, and Ralphs as Major sponsors. Supporting sponsors include GNC, ProMera Sports, MHP, Reebok ONE, Beachbody, R.I.P.P.E.D., NASM, Zumba, and Jillian Michaels’ Bodyshred. Media sponsors include Iron Man Magazine, Muscle Mag International, Muscle & Performance Magazine, Oxygen, Black Belt Magazine, The Box Magazine, and Power Media.
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Monica Gillen, cell – (714) 271-4081 e-mail – [email protected]