(Photos by BodyKore Staff & Photographer Freddy Sosa)
The 2011 Los Angeles Fit Expo kicked off the new year with a bang! With thousands of fans in attendance ranging from fitness enthusiasts to competitors the show was a huge success and a great way to start off 2011. Fitness celebrities and stars included 4-time Mr. Olympia - Jay Cutler, Hidetada Yamagichi, Ms. Fitness Olympia - Adela Garcia, Ms. Bikini - Sonia Gonzales, MMA stars: Uriah Faber, Sean Sherk, Anthony Pettis, Razo Rob, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, Mike Guymon, Javier Vasquez etc. Many media outlets such as MMA Worldwide and sherdog were also on hand broadcasting and interviewing the many celebrity guests at the event. NFL star Shawne Merriman, former MLB Jose Canseco, R&B Singer Brian McKnight were also seen walking the floors and mingling with guests and fans!
Hundreds of exhibitors ranging from nutrition companies: Bodybuilding.com, Ultimate Nutrition, Gaspari Nutrition, to some of the hottest fitness equipment vendors such as: crosscore war machine, mass suit, the burn machine, stroops mma, and many others. The MMA worldwide area drew the most crowds as demos of the crosscore war machine, the burn machine and training techniques conducted by former UFC champion Sean Sherk, MMA trainer Freddy George kept many attendees intrigued.
The Fit Expo put together about 15 fitness competitions throughout the weekend where athletes and competitors could compete in contests such as arm wrestling, sumo wrestling, power lifting, strongman demonstrations, jiu-jitsu, crossfit exercises for kids, wrestling etc. If you missed the 2011 fit expo you definitely do not want to miss the event next year in 2012. Please enjoy the pictures and videos from the event and hope to see you next year! We would also like to thank the fit expo for the hospitality!
Check out some videos from the event below:
Elite trainer and Co-Owner of the CSW Training Center, Fred George, demonstrates some acceleration exercises with Lynwood Robinson, Strength and Conditioning Coach of WF Athletics.
Fred George takes MMA Heat's Karyn Bryant through some Burn Machine drills
CrossCore's Brendan teaches one of the Ruffo Brothers some exercises on the War Machine
BarHolics demonstrating their acrobatic abilities at the Expo
Check out the full gallery below: