Every year, thousands of fitness minded people flock to Columbus Ohio for The Arnold Sports Festival, the largest multi-sport event in the world! This year (2017) they are expecting a record of over 20,000 athletes from 80 nations who will compete in 70 different sports events.
March 2-5 in Columbus Ohio at the Columbus Convention Center, Ohio Expo Center will be host to amazing events.
The Arnold Sports Festival isn’t just about professional bodybuilding and strongman competitions but there’s also a lot of different competitions going on from Pole Fitness, archery, baton twirling, boxing, cheerleading & dance, gymnastics, lacrosse, table tennis, taekwondo and more.
There’s also fun for the kids as well. The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO features competitions in basketball, volleyball, as well as a talent show and teen fitness pageant. Attendees can also try out more than 20 sports with hands-on clinics lead by area sports teams and have fun trying the Spartan obstacle course and several zip lines. The Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO is Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5.
The 2017 Arnold Fitness EXPO will feature more than 1,000 booths of the latest in sports equipment, apparel and nutrition. There will also be stages that host unique, non-stop competitions and entertainment that combine to make the Arnold Fitness EXPO the heart of the Arnold Sports Festival.
Admission to the Arnold Fitness EXPO and most events at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and the Arnold SportsWorld Kids & Teens EXPO and all events at the Ohio Expo Center are included in the Daily EXPO Ticket ($15 each or 3 for $40 in advance, $20 at the door). Children 14 and under are FREE.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer have co-produced the Arnold Sports Festival since 1989, when it debuted as a one-day bodybuilding competition known as the Arnold Classic. The Arnold Sports Festival has grown over the years and is now a four-day festival that features more than 70 sports and events.
“A Daily EXPO ticket affords a huge entertainment value for attendees to experience a great variety of sports and events,” co-promoter Jim Lorimer said. “We are very proud to provide the opportunity for athletes, a majority of them youth, to compete at the largest multi-sport festival in the world.”
Separate tickets are required for the following events:
Arnold Amateur Classic Bodybuilding Prejudging & Finals, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Prejudging Noon Thursday, March 2, Battelle Grand $25.
Meet & Greet with IFBB Pros, 8pm Thursday, March 2, Hilton Columbus Downtown $25.
Amateur Bodybuilding Prejudging, Physique & Figure Masters Prejudging & Finals, 9am Friday, March 3, Battelle Grand $25.
Finals for Arnold Classic 212, Fitness International, Figure International & Arnold Women’s Physique and PCS Pole Fitness National Championships, 7pm Friday, March 3, Battelle Grand $50-75.
Amateur MMA Festival, 7pm Friday, March 3, Express LIVE! $30-$75 (not included in VIP package).
Prejudging for Arnold Classic, Bikini International & Arnold Men’s Physique and Arnold Pro Wheelchair Prejudging & Finals, 1pm Saturday, March 4, Battelle Grand $50.
Finals for Arnold Classic, Bikini International, Arnold Men’s Physique and Strongman Classic, 7pm Saturday, March 4, Battelle Grand $50-$100.
Arnold Party With The Pros, 9pm Saturday, March 4, location TBD $25.
Arnold Pro Boxing, 7pm Saturday, March 4, Express LIVE, $30-$75 (not included in VIP package).
Arnold Sunday Showcase with Arnold Schwarzenegger, 11am Sunday, March 5, location TBD $25.
VIP Ticket Packages and individual event tickets are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com/arnold or 800-745- 3000. For more information, including schedules, locations and hours, visit www.arnoldsportsfestival.com.
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February 6, 2017 – 10:46 AM - | Posted in Giveaways, promotions | 7 Comments »
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January 24, 2017 – 1:47 PM - | Posted in Giveaways, Reviews | 21 Comments »
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Now that the holidays are behind us, it’s time to get back to that healthy you – and lemons are here to help. This wonderful smoothie is a quick, tasty and healthy way to start your day, end a workout, or just as a midday snack.
1 small cucumber
1 cup spinach
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 serving plant-based protein powder
1 cup water (or non-dairy milk)
1 cup ice
Add all ingredients into a high-speed blender. Blend together and enjoy.
January 5, 2017 – 3:40 PM - | Posted in recipes | 3 Comments »