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Find your best fit in 2015

If you’re bored with your training schedule, want to start a new fitness kick or need valuable training or diet advice then head to the ultimate workout for fitness, wellness and health– the Fitness & Health Expo, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, April 10-12 – and find the best new fitness solution for you.

Try and test the absolute latest fitness equipment, accessories, classes and clothing, watch live sporting events and meet some of Australia’s top fitness experts and athletes as they share their advice on leading a healthy lifestyle and maximising training results.

Here are some of features at the Melbourne Fitness & Health Expo that will help you find your best fit:

The tools you need.

Reaching fitness goals requires access to the best tools – the right accessories, equipment, classes and nutrition. Under one roof you can see the latest equipment that will be on offer at local gyms this year, find and take part in a new fitness class at the Les Mills stage, compare heart rate monitors, find a new pair of runners or take home the latest nutritional advice and products. All of the major fitness and health brands attend the Expo to unveil their latest offerings including respected names such as Lorna Jane, Skins, Musashi, Garmin, Step into Life, Fernwood and Les Mills. Touch products, try them and speak to the experts who make and design them.

The motivation you seek.

Be motivated by some of the best in the industry including top fitness celebrities like Michelle Bridges and Commando Steve, who will present their insights and, if you’re game, put you through your paces as well. Head to the The Arena to watch presentations from top athletes and trainers or watch a cooking demonstration on the Expo floor from the Healthy Chef Teresa Cutter.

The inspiration you want.

Nothing’s more inspiring than watching some of Australia’s fittest sportspeople in action. A number of live sporting events will take place across three days including:

• Natural Bodybuilding and Sports Modelling competitions, hosted by the International Natural Bodybuilding Association. This will include the largest event in Australian natural competition history with the creation of the INBA/PNBA Australian Elite Pro Qualifier League. INBA Australia members can earn their Pro Status and compete for a chance to receive return flights and accommodation to the US for the INBA/PNBA Natural Olympia.
• The Jiu-Jitsu State Championships run by the Australian Federation of Brasilian Jiu Jitsu in the purpose-built Martial Arts Arena. Around 1000 athletes are expected to compete.
• The Australian Raw Powerlifting Championships and International Pacific Powerlifting Invitational, reserved for the strongest men and women in the world, including current Superheavyweight World Champions who will attempt to set new records.
• The Arena will be an action-packed area featuring demonstrations of cutting-edge training techniques, Strength Sports Challenges, CrossFit competitions, Group Training Sessions and Celebrity Open Workouts

For those considering a career in fitness or wanting to further develop a fitness business, there is plenty of support on offer including the Industry Lounge powered by Fitness Australia featuring a business advice centre. The Expo is also co-located with FILEX, the fitness industry convention offering over 250 sessions delivered by the industry’s thought leaders and renowned educators.

The Fitness & Health Expo will be held April 10-12 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. It’s open from 10am – 5pm daily with Friday open only to those who work within the fitness and health industry. For more information visit www.fitnessexpo.com.au and follow Facebook and Twitter for updates on features, timetables and celebrities.

General visitors can pre-book tickets online to avoid the queues – cost is $30 for a one-day ticket. If you work in the industry, entry is free if you pre-register online and provide the appropriate identification.