Are you ready? A brand new concept to
the Island, the FitRock Health Expo is an exciting new health and
fitness event, inspiring and motivating fitness enthusiasts and
health conscious people.
Set in the Dome of Queens Hall at
Fort Regent Leisure Centre, FitRock will provide a direct platform
for health and fitness companies to connect with the Jersey Public.
Welcoming over 24 exhibitors from all genres of the health
industry, FitRock really provides something for everyone, covering
the full spectrum of products, services and athletes.
Offering something for anyone
looking to improve their lifestyle, the show provides a premier
visitor experience with demonstrations, taster sessions, talks from
industry experts, an extensive exhibition, interactive feature
areas and live competitions.
FitRock has sponsored a number of
local athletes including Liam McGeary (MMA World Champion), Tania
Rodrigues (Miss Channel Islands 2014), Gemma Dawkins (Commonwealth
and Island Games Runner) and Lucy O'Sullivan (International GB and
Island Games Archer). Some of the athletes will be at the
event to speak to the public about their journeys and inspire
Gemma Dawkins will also be giving
talks on the main stage at the event on nutrition and healthy
living. The main stage has a jam packed schedule with live
fitness and dance demonstrations, educational talks, charity fund
raising stunts and much more!
The main stage will also host the
FitRock Factor Competition. This is a fitness model search
designed to find the best local talent. The show is the first of
its kind on the island, with an array of industry experts and
audience reactions to judge the show live including Miss Channel
Islands 2014, Tania Rodrigues, at the event and announce the female
and male winner at the end of each day. The girl's
competition takes place at 1:30pm on Saturday and the guy's follow
them at the same time on Sunday.
The show is judged 50% on physique
and 50% on whether the competitor has the 'FitRock Factor, so
personality, presentation and stage presence are all key to
success. The winners will be crowned and rewarded with a
bundle of prizes as well as a contract with FitRock to be the
exclusive models for the 2016 advertising campaign.
The event will be collecting for the
Nepal Earthquake appeal with a special Live Spinning Demo by the
Active Spin Team to open the event on Saturday at 11am. Harry
Zambon from Zambon Fitness will also be making a donation to the
appeal when he takes the stage at 12:45pm on Sunday. Harry is
inviting all participants to make their way to the stage area and
do as many Squats as they can. For each squat performed Harry
will be donating 10 pence to this deserving cause.
FitRock have also donated a stand to
Diabetes Jersey who will have a team of nurses and health care
professionals to raise awareness and educate people about diabetes
and give free advice on ways to prevent the disease.
Fort Regent's Humfrey the Lion will
be present at the event on both days to entertain the crowd and
give away free prizes and Active passes. Stu the Minion will
also make an appearance and will be armed with an abundance of
fresh bananas to help the people of Jersey get their 5-a-day.
For the younger children Little Monkeys Gymnastics club will be
offering a crèche facility to allow health conscious parents to
roam the event stress free.
For those interested in Martial Arts
there is a live Jiu Jitsu Tournament running all day on Saturday
from midday and a boxing ring with free taster sessions and live
The PT Chef has put together a
bespoke menu of healthy nutritious meals for those who want to grab
a guilt-free bite to eat at the Expo. Juice 4 Life will be
offering Juices and the Supplement Store have an array of sports
nutrition products for everyone to sample.
The event is completely FREE for
everybody and there is ample parking in Pier Road car park which is
free on Sunday. FitRock will be handing out FREE goody bags
and giving away great prizes throughout the event including gym
memberships, PT sessions, Health Supplements, Adventure Activities
and Sports Equipment.
Don't miss out on FitRock 2015,
providing motivation, education and inspiration to Jersey's
For even more info visit: fitrock.co.uk