Timetable

Plan your day at the Fitness Show!

We’ve got a jam-packed schedule of events for you to participate in at the Fitness Show! See below for the full schedule. To filter sessions, simply select your desired zone (Industry, Strength or Active) or filter by stage/arena.

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  • 11.00 - 11.30
    HOW YOUR FACILITY CAN USE BENCHMARKING RESULTS TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE presented by CERMPI
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Sandra Klein

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      This seminar will demystify benchmarking and how to use it in practical ways to improve your bottom line.

      Customer Service Quality
      ● Can you improve your front desk or the friendliness of staff?
      ● What facilities do your customers want to be updated?
      ● What will make your customers happier – and more likely to return and recommend your centre?
      Our customer service quality surveys provide invaluable data to help your centre be the best that it can be.

      Operational Management
      Why is it important to Facility Managers and key stakeholders?
      ● Provides facility managers with a true and accurate sense of how their facility is performing against the industry standard
      ● Invaluable data for decision-making, including internal and external benchmarking
      ● Provides organisations with the ability to report back to their stakeholders about the financial return on their investment in these assets
      ● Reliable data provided by an ethical and highly reputable institution
      Key takeaways: examples of best practices in the industry: how and where you can use benchmarking results to improve your performance.

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    EHP LABS POWER HOUR with Robbie Frame, Zac Perna, Jak Nelson
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Want to learn training tips from some of the leading male fitness personalities in the world? Join the EHPlabs Power Hour! EHPlabs Athletes Robbie Frame, Zac Perna and Jak Nelson are globally respected as some of the most phenomenal trainers in the fitness industry. Come and join the boys as they answer all questions, workout, and demonstrate their own fitness advice and insights.

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    SYDNEY OPEN Powerlifting Challenge
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      Over 50 lifters will take to the platform, to fight out the top spots at the Sydney Open Powerlifting Challenge.

      More info here.

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    6W2S - SIX WEEKS TO SHREDDED & SEXY with BLAKE WORRALL-THOMPSON
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      Get shredded and get sexy! You can look and feel amazing in just 42 days, no matter what your fitness level. How to not only transform your body but how to keep it for life! High intensity session offering different levels – catering from beginners to the more experienced. After over a decade of results, 6 Weeks to Sexy and 6 Weeks to Shredded have been developed and proven as effective fat loss methods. People who have joined are now stronger, leaner and more athletic –All it takes is 6 weeks! A system and a platform of support to assist people from all walks of life on their path to accomplishment. Get the results you’re after.

  • 11.30 - 16.30
    Strength and Conditioning by Adonis Athletics
    • LOCATION: Mount Olympus

      An action packed, adrenaline pumping timetable of everything strength and conditioning at Mount Olympus. Come see mind-bending feats of strength and jump in on some of the challenges that are open to everyone from all experience levels for your chance to win some amazing prizes. Brought to you by Australia’s biggest chain of 24:7 strength and conditioning facilities, Adonis Athletics – where the strong belong.

  • 11.30 - 12.00
    How to Build a Frictionless Member Experience for Everyday Athletes: From onboarding to personal programming and group formats presented by Technogym
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Mark Bentwitch

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Everybody wants to train like a champion, and the right technology allows you to create a truly frictionless experience for your members that spans from onboarding to personal programming and group formats. Learn how to create a seamless digital solution that works for your customers from the first time they set foot in your facility and throughout the training experience. Digital tools can provide an individualized training experience, while further engaging members with motivation, entertainment and group challenges that enhance the sense of belonging and community throughout your facility.

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    ALFA Facility Manager’s Networking Lunch
    • LOCATION: Fitness Australia Industry Lounge

      Cost: $25.00 for ALFA/ALFA Alliance members and $35.00 for non-members (inc. GST & booking fees)

      ALFA will be hosting the 7th Annual ALFA Facility Manager’s Networking Lunch.

      Following on from the FILEX Welcoming Address there will be a two hour break for delegates to engage with exhibitors within the Industry Zone and it is during this time that delegates are invited to attend our exclusive VIP lunch in the Fitness Australia Industry Lounge.

      The ALFA Facility Manager’s Networking Lunch event provides the perfect opportunity for delegates and trade exhibitors to relax, network and enjoy a fully catered lunch, away from the crowds and noise of the industry floor. It is the perfect location to meet up with your team, enjoy lunch and plan your next sessions.

      Register

  • 12.00 - 15.00
    LES MILLS TASTER CLASSES
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: Free

      Get your pump, plie, swag and stretch on during the Les Mills taster classes on the Fit Fest stage. Stay for one, or all five of the 30-minute classes and sample the best of Les Mills, including the latest program LES MILLS BARRE: ballet inspired training. This is no spectator sport – get amongst it for 3-hours every day.

      SH’BAM: Dance. Dance. Dance. Can’t dance? Doesn’t matter – come as you are!
      BODYCOMBAT: Get fighting fit in this no-equipment, non-contact session. Be prepared to punch, kick and burn…serious energy
      BODYBALANCE: This yoga based class with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates will leave you calm, centred, long and strong.
      LES MILLS BARRE: Be the first to experience this NEW program by LES MILLS. 30-minutes of ballet inspired moves designed to shape and tone the muscles for a beautiful burn.
      BODYPUMP: The most popular program on the planet. THE original barbell class.

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    STRONG by zumba
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      In every HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) program, music is an afterthought. STRONG by Zumba combines HIIT with the science of Synced Music Motivation. Using their only body weight, students work out in sync to music that’s been reverse-engineered to match every move. STRONG by Zumba is not dancing; it’s feeling the beat instead of counting the reps to push students past their perceived limits into a whole new level of intensity. Let it Sync In!

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    THE EVERYDAY ATHLETE - 5 LESSONS FROM ELITE SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY TO OPTIMISE FITNESS OUTCOMES IN THE GENERAL POPULATION presented by apa
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Cameron Dyer

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      This presentation will include up to date research, practical examples and personal reflections on the topics of injury prevention, recovery and performance enhancement that participants can apply in a 1 on 1 or small group personal training setting.

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    THE MARCUS BONDI TEAM OF BODYWEIGHT SUPERSTARS SMASH WORLD STRENGTH RECORDS LIVE
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Hosts: Marcus Bondi & Sarah Bartlett

      Pure muscle on a collision course with destiny! Witness Marcus Bondi break the World Record for “Heaviest Weighted Chin Up” in a hectic muscle show packed with exciting demos by the awesome girls and guys from ‘Bondi Athletic Republic” – the world’s most incredible bodyweight strength and fitness team! Marvel at amazing feats of dynamic power, insane agility, supreme skill and ballistic balance! With useful tips for beginners and experts! Muscle Ups! Human Flags! Front Levers! Handstands! One Arm Pull Ups!

  • 12.15 - 13.15
    AMPLIFY YOUR HEALTH WITH SCOTT GOODING
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      A discussion on ways to enhance and amplify your health through nutrition, exercise and smart supplementation.
      “Learn how to amplify your health through home cooked dishes. Scott is a proponent of nutrition being the lever for health and cooking at home being the mechanism to help Australia climb out of the health epidemics.
      Scott talks about working your “Kitchen Muscle” to overcome difficulties you may have in the kitchen. Scott will be whipping up Waldorf Salad w Ranch dressing and a Fat Green Smoothie”

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING - BE ADF FIT
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      Presenter to explain the type of fitness requirements to enter the Australian Defence Force and then demonstrate the correct procedure. Fitness competition between the services to also be conducted.

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    Female AestheticAF with Hattie Boydle, Steph Sanzo, Alexandra Kierdorf & Holly Louise
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Watch the girls train in Rigfit Muscle Beach and be inspired by some of the best women athletes in the world.

  • 13.00 - 13.30
    THE RISE OF 'ADVENTURE LEISURE' AND RECREATION EXPERIENCES by highgate group
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Hope

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Charting the growing popularity of trampolines centres, ropes courses, climbing gyms, bouldering, zip lines and related experiences and what managers and investors need to be aware and plan for. Richard will give a developer’s perspective on these innovations.

  • 13.15 - 13.45
    WHAT SHOULD AN EATING PLAN LOOK LIKE FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO LEAN UP AND MAINTAIN MUSCLE TONE? with Health Man Mark
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Are you frustrated that you are not getting the results you deserve from your hard work in the gym and think you are eating right?

      As a Dietitian and Australia’s Leading Cover Model I’ll be explaining how to match your nutrition correctly with your goals and achieve serious results while still maintaining a lifestyle.

  • 13.30 - 14.00
    THE RISE OF 'ADVENTURE LEISURE' AND RECREATION EXPERIENCES presented by skyzone and funlab
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Ji Wallace

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Charting the growing popularity of trampolines centres, ropes courses, climbing gyms, bouldering, zip lines and related experiences and what managers and investors need to be aware and plan for.

  • 13.45 - 14.45
    HEALTHY SUBSTITUTIONS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE with Steph Claire Smith & Laura Henshaw
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Steph and Laura, the girls behind the very successful KIC girls program and Keep It Cleaner Grocery Line will take you through some very simple and easy changes you can make to make your life healthier. They will also demonstrate two of their most popular healthy treat recipes.

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    Male Aesthetic AF with Calum Van Moger, Zac smith, Jeff Seid, Mike Rashid, Nathan McCallum and Kwame Duah.
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Strength fans, find your tribe at Muscle Beach! Muscle Beach is a fully equipped ‘Venice Beach’ style gym, set in the heart of the Strength Zone of the Fitness Show.

      It’s at Muscle Beach that you’ll witness live workouts from the biggest and best names in the industry ,

  • 14.00 - 15.30
    Crossfit training with Rob Forte
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      Get up close and personal training session with the world class CrossFit competitor. Rob is a qualified coach and he will share the correct techniques to improve your Crossfit techniques or your fitness in general!

  • 14.00 - 14.30
    SECONDARY SPENDING IN SPORT AND RECREATION FACILITIES by SKC Operations
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Shane Mccarthy

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      As a professional retailer with over 30 years domestic and international experience, Shane has worked with household names like Myer, Kmart,
      Pets Paradise, Warner Bros Studio Stores, Snowgum, Speeds Shoesand Fletcher Jones in Retail Director or National Retail Manager roles. Shane provides a sharp retail focus to sports and leisure organisations to optimise current business methods.

  • 14.30 - 15.00
    SECONDARY SPENDING IN SPORT AND RECREATION FACILITIES presented by Impact Training
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Darren Roberts

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Most fitness and leisure organisations focus on their main income source to the detriment of member experiences, variety, income and value. Adding a focus of secondary spend experiences across a variety of services increases income, reduces the stress of high member numbers and creates enhanced value for members and therefore community engagement. With over 23 years’ experience of success directly in the Fitness, Leisure and Recreation Industry, Darren will teach you simple and effective ways to enhance secondary spend, which also increases update of the primary spend. His ability to connect with people including Owners, Managers and Sales People alike has made him a well sort after training consultant globally.

                     

  • 14.45 - 15.15
    MAXIMISING PERFORMANCE & RECOVERY USING CLINICAL NUTRITION with Brooke Benson
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Bioglan’s National Naturopath Trainer and Clinical Nutritionist will cover all aspects of performance and recovery from oxygen utilisation and muscle building to joint repair and tissue regeneration. Through examination and explanation of Bioglan’s best athletic supplements and superfoods, you will learn how to boost training, stimulate recovery and maximise potential.

  • 15.00 - 16.00
    PRO JUMPING FITNESS
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: Free

      Revolutionary, powerful, high-intensity and most efficient pro jumping fitness workout is becoming a new mega fitness trend! First time and exclusive in Australia. Jump to a fit life!

  • 15.00 - 16.00
    TRAINING FOR STRENGTH VS SIZE with Steph Sanzo and Jamie Bisset
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Learn the secrets to effective increase both Muscular Strength and Size. Steph and Jaime will discuss how Strength Training and Bodybuilding Training complement each other and why both methods are essential for your success.

      This workshop will also teach you how to manipulate exercises and change your training workload to suit your goals. Suitable for both men and women and highly recommended for anyone that’s looking to further advance their training.

  • 15.00 - 16.00
    SYDNEY OPEN Powerlifting Challenge
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      Over 50 lifters will take to the platform, to fight out the top spots at the Sydney Open Powerlifting Challenge.

      More info here.

  • 16.00 - 17.00
    TRAINING FOR LEAN MUSCLE MASS with kwame duah
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Get up close and personal with Kwame where he will share some of his favourite training routine.

  • 15.00 - 15.30
    HOW TO TAKE THE SALES OUT OF SELLING & CONVERT MORE PT CLIENTS by create pt wealth
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Brad Sheppard

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Have You Ever Bombed Out on Getting a New Client?
      Wish You Had a Sales System That Gets People To Commit Every Time?
      Then You Need To Have a Simple and Proven Method that Attracts PT Clients (and Money) Directly To You!

  • 15.15 - 15.45
    COMMON FAULTS WOMEN MAKE WHEN IT COME TO THEIR TRAINING AND NUTRITION with Justine Switalla
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Justine is a very well known fitness and health expert who has helped transform thousands of women’s bodies. She wants to bust a few myths and help steer women in the right direction when it comes to their health and fitness goals.

  • 15.30 - 16.30
    strong by zumba
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      In every HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) program, music is an afterthought. STRONG by Zumba combines HIIT with the science of Synced Music Motivation. Using their only body weight, students work out in sync to music that’s been reverse-engineered to match every move. STRONG by Zumba is not dancing; it’s feeling the beat instead of counting the reps to push students past their perceived limits into a whole new level of intensity. Let it Sync In!

  • 15.30 - 16.00
    NEW AGE OF ONLINE MARKETING FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS by Com Marketing
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Toutounji

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Learn the new way you can create quality leads online for your fitness business to GROW fast. The old ways just won’t cut in anymore, but Richard will show you exactly how you can thrive in the new age of online marketing.

  • 15.45 - 16.15
    Fit Talk with EHPlabs Athletes Jaco De Bruyn & Max Philisaire
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Join Australia’s leading male fitness icons for an interactive Q and A! Jaoc and Max will be answering ALL questions and demonstrating their answers for you. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from the best in the industry. See you there!

  • 16.00 - 16.30
    Athletic Training Trends in the Global Fitness Industry by Technogym
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Todd Brodie

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      As the official fitness provider to six Olympic Games and partner to the world’s best sports teams and athletes, Technogym has first-hand experience in the training methods and systems of thousands of worldwide sports champions. Join this 30 minute seminar, led by Technogym Australia Master Trainer, Todd Brodie, to find out more about the latest industry trends, programmes and protocols in athletic performance training. This can be applied to your facility and members with different ability levels.

  • 16.15 - 16.45
    Building Your Brand Using Social Media with Zac Smith
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      On top of being an accomplished online personal trainer Zac has been able to built his reputation through social media. Zac will deliver some of his secrets on how to build a brand and establish yourself via social media.

  • 16.30 - 17.00
    Know Pain, Know Gain- Reducing Harm & Injury by ESSA
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      How can you reduce harm and prevent injury?

      Learn how to exercise the right way and reduce the amount of injuries you encounter while exercising.

  • 10.00 - 16.00
    ICN Sydney International Supershow & Pro Qualifier
    • LOCATION: Muscle & Model Stage

      Sydney’s largest International NATURAL Bodybuilding, Fitness and Bikini show. Bringing together the best physiques from Australia and all around the world into one spectacular competitive arena, in the best city in the world, Sydney.

      The event will feature the best amateur bodybuilders, fitness models, bikini models and physique athletes at an amateur and professional level.  More details here.

  • 10.00 - 11.00
    HOW TO MAXIMISE YOUR WORKOUTS; NUTRITION, MIND & TECHNIQUE with Mark Robinson
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Mark Robinson will share his favourite exercises in one session plus he will discuss how to fuel up correctly before, during and after workouts with correct nutrition. Along with the power of the brain – muscle connection and correct form.

  • 10.00 - 11.00
    KIC Girls Work Out- STEPHANIE CLAIRE SMITH AND LAURA HENSHAW
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: $10

      Steph & Laura will take you through one of their KIC Girls workout sessions. With a combination of HIIT and boxing this workout will get your heart rate up – get ready to SWEAT!

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  • 10.00 - 11.00
    BEATS YOGA WITH LOLA BERRY
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      Join one of Australia’s favourite yogis and nutritionists Lola Berry for a morning yoga session at the Fitness Show! In this 45 minute vinyasa flow yoga class, you’ll ignite your mind, body & soul to chilled beats from artists like Flume & Chet Faker. You’ll leave feeling invigorated and inspired.

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  • 10.00 - 10.30
    The Patient Journey - Recovering from Cardiac Surgery by ESSA
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      How to recover from cardiac surgery?

      Follow a patient journey and learn things to do and to avoid to ensure your recovery goes smoothly.

  • 10.00 - 11.00
    SYDNEY OPEN Powerlifting Challenge
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      Over 50 lifters will take to the platform, to fight out the top spots at the Sydney Open Powerlifting Challenge.

      More info here.

  • 10.30 - 11.00
    BREAK THROUGH MENTAL BARRIERS TO SUCCESS IN BUSINESS by create pt wealth
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Jason  Urbanowicz

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Uncover How To Break Through The Mental Barriers That Hold You Back From Achieving The Success You Desire In Your Fitness Business.

  • 10.30 - 11.15
    Healthy fat low carb ways to start your day by Luke Hines
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Presenter: Cocolife with Luke Hines

      Three different healthy fat low carb ways to start your day. Coffee, grab and go snack, and quick cook up!

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    F45 Training workout with Global Ambassador, Paige Hathaway
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: $10

      Join F45 Training’s Global Ambassador, Paige Hathaway for an epic Gravity session that will leave you sweating for more! Despite the minimal equipment in this session, the functional movement patterns of Gravity will result in greater mobility and calories burned. After your 45 minutes is up, you’ll be smiling and high-fiving with 200 other F45’ers.

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  • 11.00 - 12.00
    TRAINING FOR LEAN MUSCLE MASS with Kwame Duah
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Get up close and personal with Kwame where he will share some of his favourite training routine.

  • 11.00 -12.00
    GET FIT WITH ACTIVE ESCAPES
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      Hosts: Tanya Poppett & Damien Kelly

      Active Escapes are bringing a little tropic to the Fitness Show! Join fitness icons and Active Escapes trainers Tanya Poppett & Damien Kelly for a 45 minute full-body workout session. This session is a taster of one you’d complete at an Active Escapes retreat in a tropical destination like Bali, Noosa and one on everyone’s bucket list… the Maldives.

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  • 11.00 - 11.30
    THE RISE OF AQUATIC FITNESS by state swim (SA)
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Julie Stevens

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Aqua Fitness should no longer be seen as the ‘poor cousin’ whether it be in the swim school or gym setting/environment.
      Aqua Fitness (in its many forms) is on the move in Australia. Increasing numbers of men and women are taking to the water, either as an addition to their already established fitness routine or as the core component of ‘getting active and fitter’.

  • 11.15 - 11.45
    Rise Above Doubt - First paraplegic to climb 18,192ft to Mount Everest Base Camp with Scott Doolan & Matt Laycock
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      The journey of Scott Doolan rising above his doubts to challenge himself to become the first paraplegic to climb 18,192ft to Mount Everest Base Camp. This talk will highlight Scott’s story, the challenge from Apexgen and the journey with the team to attempt this challenge. Followed by a Q&A.

  • 11.30 - 16.30
    Strength and Conditioning by Adonis Athletics
    • LOCATION: Mount Olympus

      An action packed, adrenaline pumping time table of everything strength and conditioning at Mount Olympus. Come see mind bending feats of strength and jump in on some of the challenges that are open to everyone from all experience levels for your chance to win some amazing prizes. Brought to you by Australia’s biggest chain of 24:7 strength and conditioning facilities, Adonis Athletics – where the strong belong.

  • 11.45 - 12.15
    Eating & Training – Open Q&A Session with Zac Smith
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Diet and training come together as you will need to adapt your nutrition to your type of training in order to maximise your gains. But what is really the impact of nutrition and how to choose the correct aliments? Zac will answer all your questions so come with everything you always wanted to ask in mind.

  • 12.00 - 15.00
    les mills taster class
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: Free

      Get your pump, plie, swag and stretch on during the Les Mills taster classes on the Fit Fest stage. Stay for one, or all five of the 30-minute classes and sample the best of Les Mills, including the latest program LES MILLS BARRE: ballet inspired training. This is no spectator sport – get amongst it for 3-hours every day.

      SH’BAM: Dance. Dance. Dance. Can’t dance? Doesn’t matter – come as you are!
      BODYCOMBAT: Get fighting fit in this no-equipment, non-contact session. Be prepared to punch, kick and burn…serious energy
      BODYBALANCE: This yoga based class with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates will leave you calm, centred, long and strong.
      LES MILLS BARRE: Be the first to experience this NEW program by LES MILLS. 30-minutes of ballet inspired moves designed to shape and tone the muscles for a beautiful burn.
      BODYPUMP: The most popular program on the planet. THE original barbell class.

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    THE MARCUS BONDI TEAM OF BODYWEIGHT SUPERSTARS SMASH WORLD STRENGTH RECORDS LIVE
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Hosts: Marcus Bondi & Sarah Bartlett

      Pure muscle on a collision course with destiny! Witness Marcus Bondi break the World Record for “Heaviest Weighted Chin Up” in a hectic muscle show packed with exciting demos by the awesome girls and guys from ‘Bondi Athletic Republic” – the world’s most incredible bodyweight strenght and fitness team! Marvel at amazing feats of dynamic power, insane agility, supreme skill and ballistic balance! With useful tips for beginners and expeerts! Muscle Ups! HUman Flags! Front Levers! Handstands! One Arm Pull Ups!

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    MILESTONE STRENGTH with Nathan McCallum
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      The Milestone Strength session will take cues from different training modalities, combining strongman, calisthenics, HIIT, plyometrics into one all inclusive training session.

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  • 11.30 - 12.00
    Making the Most of Media and Communication presented by ALM
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Nigel Benton

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Operators in the fitness industry generally misunderstand the key elements of media relations. This session will explain how to maximise exposure for your business through traditional and social media.

  • 12.15 - 13.15
    HEALTHY COOKING 101 with Jessica Sepel
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      LEARN TO MAKE EASY 10 MINUTE HEALTHY TASTY MEALS WITH EXPERT NUTRITIONIST – Jess shows each step of how to make easy and healthy tasty meals. She let’s people ask questions throughout about the recipe, ingredients, nutrition and diet generally.

  • 12.30 - 13.00
    FACEBOOK ALGORITHM, ADS AND BOTS - RIDING THE NEW WAVE OF COMMUNICATION by impactiv8
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Loren Bartley

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Times have changed! Have you changed your Facebook strategy in light of the recent updates to the Facebook algorithm? Are you using Facebook Ads to attract, nurture and convert your ideal customers? Do you understand the opportunities chat bots will provide for your business? This presentation demonstrate how to stand out from the crowd and achieve success on Facebook using these new communication opportunities.

  • 13.00 - 16.00
    Meet UFC Fighter Michael Bisping!
    • LOCATION: UFC GYM Octagon

      Cost: Free

      No bookings required.

      Here’s one for all UFC fans! Come face to face with former UFC Middleweight Champion and MMA legend, Michael Bisping in our exclusive Meet & Greet in the UFC GYM Octagon at the Fitness Show.

      In this experience, you’ll have the opportunity to meet Bisping Himself, shake hands and capture a picture with Bisping!

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    Innovation & Trends in the Group Fitness Space by airfitness
    • LOCATION: Meeting Room E3.1 & E3.2

      Cost: Free

      Presenters: Deborah Goldberg, Maria Teresa Stone, Marietta Mehani, Lynsey Fraser & Carolina Arias

      Join Fitness Industry Leaders & Innovators Deborah Goldberg, Maria Teresa Stone, Marietta Mehani, Carolina Arias & Lynsey Fraser for a dynamic 60 minute workshop & Networking session. We will update you with the latest Social Media Trends, Latest Apps to create leads for your business & Educational platforms available & teach you Selfcare Strategies for longevity in the Fitness Industry. Lots of giveaways & Lucky Draw prizes!

      Sessions Powered by Subaclass, AirFitness, FloSocial and MyGroupMove.

      Registration here.

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    Female AestheticAF with Hattie Boydle, Shannah Baker, Steph Sanzo, Tamara Meyer & Holly Louise
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Watch the girls train in Rigfit Muscle Beach and be inspired by some of the best women athletes in the world.

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING - BE ADF FIT
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      Presenter to explain the type of fitness requirements to enter the Australian Defence Force and then demonstrate the correct procedure. Fitness competition between the services to also be conducted.

  • 13.00 - 13.30
    Supporting emerging industry leaders through mentoring by ARI
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Matt Griffiths

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Research has shown that individuals who have been mentored will report greater career outcomes than those who have not been mentored. With a youthful and dynamic workforce, the ARI has implemented a mentoring challenge to support the emergence of a new generation of leaders and promote jobs as careers, not just employment.

  • 13.30 - 14.00
    THE MENTAL MUSCLE PROGRAM by KnightOwl
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Payne

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      The mental muscle program is a ‘scientifically backed’ assessment and program for clients of fitness professionals, movement coaches and therapists

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    ASIA PACIFIC CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      International guests from New Zealand, Nauru, Hong Kong and China will face off against Australia’s best powerlifters as part of the Asia Pacific Challenge. Eyes will also be on team China who will be competing for at the event for the first time. Six lifters from across China will come together to compete at the Asia Pacific Challenge on Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April.

      China’s strongest competitor, Weiben He, a -105kg lifter set to lift more than a total of 800kg! With his best lifts to date being, 400kg squat, 195kg bench and a 305kg deadlift.

      More info here.

  • 14.00 - 14.30
    NEW AGE OF ONLINE MARKETING FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS by com marketing
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Toutounji

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Learn the new way you can create quality leads online for your fitness business to GROW fast. The old ways just won’t cut in anymore, but Richard will show you exactly how you can thrive in the new age of online marketing.

  • 14.00 - 17.00
    ROB FORTE'S FITNESS SHOW CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      This functional fitness competition will run for 3 hours on Saturday and Sunday and consist of 2-3 challenging events per day. The fittest male pair and the fittest female pair will be crowned at the end of the weekend. This is an intermediate to advanced competition that will be programmed to challenge everyone.

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    ASIA PACIFIC CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION:

      International guests from New Zealand, Nauru, Hong Kong and China will face off against Australia’s best powerlifters as part of the Asia Pacific Challenge. Eyes will also be on team China who will be competing for at the event for the first time. Six lifters from across China will come together to compete at the Asia Pacific Challenge on Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April.

      China’s strongest competitor, Weiben He, a -105kg lifter set to lift more than a total of 800kg! With his best lifts to date being, 400kg squat, 195kg bench and a 305kg deadlift.

      More info here.

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    Aesthetic AF with Calum Van Moger, Zac smith, Jeff Seid, Mike Rashid, & The Best Physique in The World
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Strength fans, find your tribe at Muscle Beach! Muscle Beach is a fully equipped ‘Venice Beach’ style gym, set in the heart of the Strength Zone of the Fitness Show.

      It’s at Muscle Beach that you’ll witness live workouts from the biggest and best names in the industry ,

  • 13.15 - 14.15
    Mindfulness with Lola Berry
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Mindfulness is all about living in the present. It’s about enjoying each moment and being aware of who you are and where you’re at. It’s about being conscious and aware. When we live from our heart anything is possible.
      This talk will talk bout how to lives fully in the moment and will also touch on mindful eating. At the end of the day its about being connected and feeling happy and like you’re living your best life. Mindfulness sounds hippie and woo woo but its more bout being clear and on point with your goals, the way you live and aspirations

  • 14.15 - 14.45
    Q&A with Sweat Trainer - Kelsey Wells
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      At the age of 27 and with over 1 million Instagram followers, Kelsey Wells has become one of the most sought after personal trainers to provide health and fitness advice for women around the world.

      Join Kelsey for 30 minutes live at the Fitness show, where she’ll talk about everything from life as a Sweat trainer and her revolutionary PWR workout program which is available in the Sweat app. Kelsey will speak about her fitness journey, her training methods and provide advice on self empowerment, inner strength and building confidence in the gym.

      You will also have the opportunity to ask Kelsey questions towards the end of the Q&A.

       

  • 14.30 - 15.30
    Hand Strengthening - Technique and Injury Prevention Related to Fitness by APA
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Julia Wild & George Kikilias

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      What is normal grip strength and match this to age and gender? Find out the ideal wrist position and technique to maximise strength and avoid injury. How to prevent common fitness injuries to the wrist?

       

  • 14.45 - 15.15
    It’s time to get your Gut Right! by ATP Science
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Presented by: Matthew Legge & Stephen Eddey

      In this seminar we will be discussing the new discoveries in microbiome which are all showing a common theme which could help us to explain rising health concerns like allergies, obesity and autism. We will discuss how you can fix it and the tools you can use to help get your gut right.

  • 15.00 - 16.00
    EHP LABS POWER HOUR with Robbie Frame, Zac Perna, Jak Nelson
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Want to learn training tips from some of the leading male fitness personalities in the world? Join the EHPlabs Power Hour! EHPlabs Athletes Robbie Frame, Zac Perna and Jak Nelson are globally respected as some of the most phenomenal trainers in the fitness industry. Come and join the boys as they answer all questions, workout, and demonstrate their own fitness advice and insights.

  • 15.15 - 16.15
    SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE SECRETS WITH SARAH'S DAY
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Sarah will be preparing three smoothie combinations that will fuel you for breakfast, post workout and even dessert! Find out the secrets behind her beauty smoothie and muscle recovery bowl!

  • 15.30 - 16.00
    DEFQON.1 HARD DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP with q-dance australia
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: Free

      The first official Australian Hard Dance Championship, where the entire dancefloor will go full throttle and with maximum force. Fifteen of the best hard dancers will compete for the title and eternal glory of being the Australian Hard Dance Champion! Powered by Defqon.1 Festival Australia.

  • 15.30 - 16.00
    CUSTOMER LOYALTY IS THE NEW MARKETING by Paysmart
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Colin Walker

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Customers today are not looking for the best product or the best service. Instead, they want to feel like they belong and become part of a community.

      We know that it costs 6-7times less to keep an existing customer than it does to try to find a new one, so why are we still spending more time on buying the best equipment, or classes and less time on understanding our customer and their loyalty to our business?

      In this session you will discover how to create massive loyalty, how to score it and then benchmark it.

  • 16.00 - 17.00
    TRAINING FOR STRENGTH VS SIZE with STEPH SANZO & JAMIE BISSET
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      This workshop will also teach you how to manipulate exercises and change your training workload to suit your goals.

      Suitable for both men and women and highly recommended for anyone that’s looking to further advance their training.

  • 16.00 - 17.00
    How to Build a Frictionless Member Experience for Everyday Athletes: From onboarding to personal programming and group formats by Tecnhogym
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Mark Bentwitch

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Everybody wants to train like a champion, and the right technology allows you to create a truly frictionless experience for your members that spans from onboarding to personal programming and group formats. Learn how to create a seamless digital solution that works for your customers from the first time they set foot in your facility and throughout the training experience. Digital tools can provide an individualised training experience, while further engaging members with motivation, entertainment and group challenges that enhance the sense of belonging and community throughout your facility.

  • 16.15 - 16.45
    Fit Talk with EHPlabs Athletes Jaco De Bruyn & Max Philisaire
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Join Australia’s leading male fitness icons for an interactive Q and A! Jaoc and Max will be answering ALL questions and demonstrating their answers for you. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from the best in the industry. See you there!

  • 10.00 - 16.00
    ICN Sydney International Supershow & Pro Qualifier
    • LOCATION: Muscle & Model Stage

      Sydney’s largest International NATURAL Bodybuilding, Fitness and Bikini show. Bringing together the best physiques from Australia and all around the world into one spectacular competitive arena, in the best city in the world, Sydney.

      The event will feature the best amateur bodybuilders, fitness models, bikini models and physique athletes at an amateur and professional level.  More details here.

  • 10.00 - 11.00
    OXYGEN'S BOOTY BOOTCAMP
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      Hosts: Lindy Olsen, Hattie Boydle, Shannah Baker, Danielle Appi, Justine Switalla and Morgan Moroney

      After last year’s overwhelming response, we’re bringing back Oxygen Magazine’s famous Booty Boot Camp hosted by Oxygen Cover Girls Lindy Olsen, Hattie Boydle, Shannah Baker, Danielle Appi, Justine Switalla and Morgan Moroney. The girls will take you though the ULTIMATE lower booty blast that’s sure to get your booty working and your heart racing. #BootyGoals

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  • 10.00 - 11.00
    PWR Workout Session with Sweat Trainer Kelsey Wells
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: $10

      Join Sweat trainer Kelsey Wells for a PWR workout session live at Fitness Show! In this 45 minute session you will complete a challenging lower body circuit that will get your heart rate up and get your glutes burning, but will leave you feeling energised and empowered by the end of the workout. PWR finishes with a five minute cool down, which is a great way to catch your breath, reflect on a solid sweat session and kickstart the recovery process.

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  • 10.00 - 11.00
    TRAINING FOR STRENGTH VS SIZE with STEPH SANZO & JAMIE BISSET
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Learn the secrets to effective increase both Muscular Strength and Size.

      Steph and Jaime will discuss how Strength Training and Bodybuilding Training complement each other and why both methods are essential for your success.

      This workshop will also teach you how to manipulate exercises and change your training workload to suit your goals.

      Suitable for both men and women and highly recommended for anyone that’s looking to further advance their training.

       

  • 10.00 - 11.00
    ASIA PACIFIC CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      International guests from New Zealand, Nauru, Hong Kong and China will face off against Australia’s best powerlifters as part of the Asia Pacific Challenge. Eyes will also be on team China who will be competing for at the event for the first time. Six lifters from across China will come together to compete at the Asia Pacific Challenge on Saturday 21 April and Sunday 22 April.

      China’s strongest competitor, Weiben He, a -105kg lifter set to lift more than a total of 800kg! With his best lifts to date being, 400kg squat, 195kg bench and a 305kg deadlift.

      More info here.

       

  • 10.30 - 16.30
    Strength and conditioning by Adonis Athletics
    • LOCATION: Mount Olympus

      An action packed, adrenaline pumping time table of everything strength and conditioning at Mount Olympus. Come see mind bending feats of strength and jump in on some of the challenges that are open to everyone from all experience levels for your chance to win some amazing prizes. Brought to you by Australia’s biggest chain of 24:7 strength and conditioning facilities, Adonis Athletics – where the strong belong.

  • 10.30 - 11.00
    7 Steps to Achieve Peak Performance by Brooke Benson
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      To achieve excellence in any competition or athletic activity, it’s important to focus on a perfect blend of nutrition, specific supplementation and sports psychology. In this talk, Bioglan’s National Naturopath Trainer and Clinical Nutritionist will cover all bases and share the 7 steps to boost performance and maximise athletic potential. Your best is only 7 steps away!

  • 10.30 - 11.00
    Autoimmune disease- Considerations for Exercise by ESSA
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      How to handle autoimmune disease an exercise?

      What to consider when working out with an autoimmune disease and how to maximise the benefits of your workout.

  • 11.00 - 11.45
    VITAMIN & SUPPLEMENTS FOR ACTIVE INDIVIDUALS With Holly Louise
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      No booking required.

      Many people underestimate the benefits of supplementation on optimising energy production and weight management. Holly Louise – The Fit Pharmacist discusses evidence based supplements that can help individuals boost their energy, improve their nutrition status and overall health, as well as enhance fat loss.

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    F45 Training workout with Global Ambassador, Paige Hathaway
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: $10

      Join F45 Training’s Global Ambassador, Paige Hathaway for an epic Gravity session that will leave you sweating for more! Despite the minimal equipment in this session, the functional movement patterns of Gravity will result in greater mobility and calories burned. After your 45 minutes is up, you’ll be smiling and high-fiving with 200 other F45’ers.

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  • 11.00 - 12.00
    GET FIT WITH ACTIVE ESCAPES
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      Hosts: Jenna Douros & Scott Evennett

      Active Escapes are bringing a little tropic to the Fitness Show! Join fitness icons and Active Escapes trainers Jenna Douros & Scott Evennett for a 45 minute full-body workout session. This session is a taster of one you’d complete at an Active Escapes retreat in a tropical destination like Bali, Noosa and one on everyone’s bucket list… the Maldives.

      BOOK NOW

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    EHP LABS POWER HOUR with Robbie Frame, Zac Perna, Jak Nelson
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Want to learn training tips from some of the leading male fitness personalities in the world? Join the EHPlabs Power Hour! EHPlabs Athletes Robbie Frame, Zac Perna and Jak Nelson are globally respected as some of the most phenomenal trainers in the fitness industry. Come and join the boys as they answer all questions, workout, and demonstrate their own fitness advice and insights.

  • 11.00 - 12.00
    Meet & Greet Kelsey Wells
    • LOCATION: Meet & Greet Stand

      At the age of 27, Kelsey Wells has become one of the most sought after personal trainers to provide health and fitness advice for women around the world. Kelsey’s passion for health and fitness is evident in her two workout programs, Post Pregnancy and PWR, available exclusively within the Sweat App.

      Come meet the amazing Kelsey!

  • 11.00 - 11.30
    HOW TO TAKE THE SALES OUT OF SELLING & CONVERT MORE PT CLIENTS by create pt wealth
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Brad Sheppard

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Have You Ever Bombed Out on Getting a New Client?
      Wish You Had a Sales System That Gets People To Commit Every Time?
      Then You Need To Have a Simple and Proven Method that Attracts PT Clients (and Money) Directly To You!

  • 11.30 - 12.30
    FUTURE TRENDS IN FITNESS WITH HQH FITNESS
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Innovative new Products that are setting the trend in Fitness
      Total Gym’s Adjustable Row Trainer and how it can work in with a variety of Concepts.

  • 11.45 - 12.15
    The Alpha Mentality - A Life of Success, Happiness & Living Like A Legend with Mike Rashid
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Mike will discuss his road to success. He will also break down tactics and ways to navigate through life successfully.

  • 12.00 - 15.00
    les mills taster class
    • LOCATION: Fit Fest Stage

      Cost: Free

      Get your pump, plie, swag and stretch on during the Les Mills taster classes on the Fit Fest stage. Stay for one, or all five of the 30-minute classes and sample the best of Les Mills, including the latest program LES MILLS BARRE: ballet inspired training. This is no spectator sport – get amongst it for 3-hours every day.

      SH’BAM: Dance. Dance. Dance. Can’t dance? Doesn’t matter – come as you are!
      BODYCOMBAT: Get fighting fit in this no-equipment, non-contact session. Be prepared to punch, kick and burn…serious energy
      BODYBALANCE: This yoga based class with elements of Tai Chi and Pilates will leave you calm, centred, long and strong.
      LES MILLS BARRE: Be the first to experience this NEW program by LES MILLS. 30-minutes of ballet inspired moves designed to shape and tone the muscles for a beautiful burn.
      BODYPUMP: The most popular program on the planet. THE original barbell class.

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    THE MARCUS BONDI TEAM OF BODYWEIGHT SUPERSTARS SMASH WORLD STRENGTH RECORDS LIVE
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Hosts: Marcus Bondi & Sarah Bartlett

      Pure muscle on a collision course with destiny! Witness Marcus Bondi break the World Record for “Heaviest Weighted Chin Up” in a hectic muscle show packed with exciting demos by the awesome girls and guys from ‘Bondi Athletic Republic” – the world’s most incredible bodyweight strenght and fitness team! Marvel at amazing feats of dynamic power, insane agility, supreme skill and ballistic balance! With useful tips for beginners and expeerts! Muscle Ups! Human Flags! Front Levers! Handstands! One Arm Pull Ups!

  • 12.00 - 13.00
    Chontel Duncan’s HIIT Bootcamp
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: $10

      This will be a high intense workout replicating the structure and vibe of HIIT Australia’s famous training style. Chontel Duncan will be accompanied by her incredible crew to take you through an intense but insanely enjoyable workout, not to mention the famous DJ Sammy D will be dropping the beats for all his fans out there!

      BOOK NOW

  • 12.15 - 13.15
    Healthy Cooking 101 with Jessica Sepel
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      LEARN TO MAKE EASY 10 MINUTE HEALTHY TASTY MEALS WITH EXPERT NUTRITIONIST – Jess shows each step of how to make easy and healthy tasty meals. She let’s people ask questions throughout about the recipe, ingredients, nutrition and diet generally.

  • 12.30 - 13.30
    Returning clients to the gym after surgery by apa
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Lauren Gradwell

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      What can we do for clients returning to the gym after surgery? We will cover the Dos and Do Nots, the importance of good communication, goal setting and team work in obtaining optimal results for clients after a surgical procedure.

       

  • 12.30 - 13.30
    PRO DEADLIFT Challenge
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      The Pro Deadlift Challenge promises to see Australia’s best deadlifters face off in one of the most exciting events at the Expo. Australia’s number 1 powerlifter, 57kg Liz Craven will take the stage along with Kelli Fagan, John-Paul Cauchi and Joey Zinghini, to see who is the best deadlifter in Australia!

      More info here.

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    Female AestheticAF with Hattie Boydle, Steph Sanzo, Alexandra Kierdorf & Holly Louise
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Watch the girls train in Rigfit Muscle Beach and be inspired by some of the best women athletes in the world.

  • 13.00 - 14.30
    Meet & Greet Chontel Duncan
    • LOCATION: Meet & Greet Stand

      At just 28 years old, Chontel has kicked a number of goals in her personal and professional life! She’s a mum to two beautiful boys, an Australian fitness trainer, model and blogger who became an Instagram phenomenon by sharing her fit pregnancy journey on the network. She has built an Instagram following over 590,000 followers in her time who have enjoyed watching Chontel’s journey unfold.

      Come meet the adorable Chontel!

  • 13.00 - 14.00
    DEFENCE FORCE RECRUITING - BE ADF FIT
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      Cost: Free

      Presenter to explain the type of fitness requirements to enter the Australian Defence Force and then demonstrate the correct procedure. Fitness competition between the services to also be conducted.

       

       

  • 13.15 - 14.15
    Superfood Smoothie Secrets with Sarah's Day
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Sarah will be preparing three smoothie combinations that will fuel you for breakfast, post workout and even dessert! Find out the secrets behind her beauty smoothie and muscle recovery bowl!

  • 13.30 - 14.30
    Meet and Greet Jessica Sepel
    • LOCATION: Meet & Greet Stand

      You may have heard of Jessica Sepel as she is a regular contributor to Vogue Australia’s Spy Style Blog, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, MyBody&Soul, Sporteluxe, Body+Soul, Well+Good NYC, PopSugar and MindBodyGreen. She’s also an ambassador for the CottonOn Body Foundation, Qantas, Burt’s Bees, Trilogy and the Cotton On Group.

      Come meet and greet the lovely Jess!

  • 13.30 - 14.30
    BRAND DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING by hqh fitness
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Evolution of a Brand and why it matters
      The pathway of brand evolution and what Total Gym is doing with its brand evolution and why.

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    Aesthetic AF with Calum Van Moger, Zac smith, Jeff Seid, Mike Rashid, & The Best Physique in The World
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Strength fans, find your tribe at Muscle Beach! Muscle Beach is a fully equipped ‘Venice Beach’ style gym, set in the heart of the Strength Zone of the Fitness Show.

      It’s at Muscle Beach that you’ll witness live workouts from the biggest and best names in the industry ,

  • 14.00 - 17.00
    ROB FORTE'S FITNESS SHOW CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION: Functional Arena

      This functional fitness competition will run for 3 hours on Saturday and Sunday and consist of 2-3 challenging events per day. The fittest male pair and the fittest female pair will be crowned at the end of the weekend. This is an intermediate to advanced competition that will be programmed to challenge everyone.

  • 14.00 - 15.00
    ASIA PACIFIC CHALLENGE
    • LOCATION: Powerlifting Stage

      International guests from New Zealand, Nauru, Hong Kong and China will face off against Australia’s best powerlifters as part of the Asia Pacific Challenge.

      More info here.

  • 14.15 - 14.45
    Have Your Cake & Enjoy It Too! by Lindy Olsen
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      When it comes to ‘dieting’ Lindy is super passionate about eating ALL foods you enjoy, including ice cream, chocolate and cheesecake! Lindy will share how you can stay in shape, have your cake and eat it too

  • 14.30 - 15.00
    NEW AGE OF ONLINE MARKETING FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS by com marketing
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Toutounji

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Learn the new way you can create quality leads online for your fitness business to GROW fast. The old ways just won’t cut in anymore, but Richard will show you exactly how you can thrive in the new age of online marketing.

  • 14.45 - 15.45
    LET'S TALK NUTRITION PANEL
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Presenters: JESSICA SEPEL, HATTIE BOYDLE, ZAC SMITH, BILLY SIMMONDS, LINDY OLSEN (HOST).

      Everything you have always wanted to know about nutrition will be explained in this panel but some of the most important authorities nutrition-wise.  All types of diets will be discussed and explored through debates and instructive discussions.

  • 15.00 - 16.00
    TRAINING FOR LEAN MUSCLE MASS with kwame duah
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Get up close and personal with Kwame where he will share some of his favourite training routine.

  • 15.00 - 15.30
    8 Little Known Facebook Hacks To Grow Your PT Business by paysmart
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Richard Toutounji

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      Find out the 8 little known facebook hacks that the top 1% of PT’s are using the grow their business. By implementing these easy tactics you can easily grow a huge audience and have leads coming through from Facebook.

  • 15.30 - 16.00
    The science behind HIIT presented by ESSA
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      HIIT is on the rise. Learn more about this trend and what the actual back up by science is.

  • 15.45 - 16.15
    Fit Talk with EHPlabs Athletes Jaco De Bruyn & Max Philisaire
    • LOCATION: Mojo Wellness Hub

      Cost: Free

      Join Australia’s leading male fitness icons for an interactive Q and A! Jaoc and Max will be answering ALL questions and demonstrating their answers for you. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain insights from the best in the industry. See you there!

  • 16.00 - 17.00
    HOW TO MAXIMISE YOUR WORKOUTS; NUTRITION, MIND & TECHNIQUE with mark robinson
    • LOCATION: The Rig Fit Muscle Beach

      Cost: Free

      Mark Robinson will share his favourite exercises in one session plus he will discuss how to fuel up correctly before, during and after workouts with correct nutrition. Along with the power of the brain – muscle connection and correct form.

  • 16.00 - 17.00
    Athletic Training Trends in the Global Fitness Industry by Technogym
    • LOCATION: PaySmart Education Hub

      Presenter: Todd Brodie

      Cost: Free (No booking required, just show up to the session)

      As the official fitness provider to six Olympic Games and partner to the world’s best sports teams and athletes, Technogym has first-hand experience in the training methods and systems of thousands of worldwide sports champions. Join this 30 minute seminar, led by Technogym Australia Master Trainer, Todd Brodie, to find out more about the latest industry trends, programmes and protocols in athletic performance training. This can be applied to your facility and members with different ability levels.

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