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FitSocial Conference: A Perfect Choice for Those Who Love Fitness and Social Media

Alexandra Williams, MA and Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA

If you’re a fitness professional or enthusiast, and you use (or plan to use) social media, you will want to attend the FitSocial 2013 Conference the weekend of 26-29 September in Boulder and Denver, Colorado.

Outdoor yoga after hiking the Flatirons in Boulder

Outdoor yoga after hiking the Flatirons in Boulder

5 Reasons to Attend

The organizers of the conference wrote an excellent post about the “5 Reasons Why You Should Attend FitSocial,”  and we hope you’ll read it. In a nutshell, the advantages are:

* Cost
* Science-based fitness & health content
* Expert social media content
* Network opportunities
* Movement classes

This will be our second year attending (and presenting), and we are looking forward to it for the reasons above, plus a few more.

5 More Reasons to Attend

* It’s fairly small, which means we get to interact a LOT with the expert speakers, the sponsors and the other attendees. Fitness pros will especially love the chance to interact closely with representatives from the Anschutz Health & Wellness Center, America On the Move, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Council on Exercise (ACE), LiveWell Colorado, National Association for Health and Fitness, WEGO Health (Truvio), and YogaFit, as well as the world-renowned speakers.

Dr Jim Hill

Weight Loss Expert & FitSocial Speaker Dr. James Hill

* Uh, it’s in Boulder and Denver at one of the best times of year – September. “Nuff said there!
* We get access to a state-of-the-art fitness center. Heck, even the locker rooms are amazing.
* Quality time to hang out with friends, new and old. It’s not possible to overstate how amazingly FUN it is to spend a long weekend with people who are all interested in a fit and healthy lifestyle. It’s like a giant sleepover, but with fitness clothes instead of jammies!
* You will come home with enough RESEARCHED information for loads of blog (or vlog) posts. Doesn’t that make your job easier?

The Flatirons in Boulder

The Flatirons in Boulder

Making Money via Social Media

So now you have 10 good reasons to attend. As a bonus, we’ll add that you can learn about making money via social media at our talk “Building Your Brand and Monetizing Your Fitness Expertise.” Whether you’ve been using social media for years or are just beginning, you want to know some tips for making money from it, right? As a starter (main course at the convention), you will want to read our post, “4 Things You Need to Earn Money via Social Media.”

You do NOT have to be a current blogger. You do NOT have to be a certified fitness pro. You do NOT have to understand the ins and outs of social media. You CAN be a beginner – at social media or fitness. You CAN be a fitness pro who wants an intimate, education-rich conference. You CAN be a fitness enthusiast who wants to know and share accurate information. For example, last year we got some great information about the differences between weight loss and weight management.

CECs for ACE & ACSM Certified Fitness Pros

Yup, besides hearing representatives from these two organizations speak, certified pros will be able to obtain continuing education credits at the conference. Score!

Register for FitSocial

We encourage you to join us. Get yourself all registered up, and start counting the days till FitSocial begins!

Workshops = Continuing Education Credits (and are fun)

Workshops = Continuing Education Credits (and are fun)

 

 

 

 

Score even further when you hire us to speak at your next meeting or conference, or to write your blog posts.  Call us at (805) 403-4338 or email info@funandfit.org.

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About Fun and Fit

Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off.

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8 Responses to FitSocial Conference: A Perfect Choice for Those Who Love Fitness and Social Media

  1. Tara Burner September 2, 2013 at 6:56 am #

    one of these days i’ll actually make it to an event! lol
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  2. Marc Coronel September 2, 2013 at 12:15 pm #

    Cool!
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  3. Suzanne @WorkoutNirvana September 3, 2013 at 11:17 am #

    Cannot wait! I’ve been twice already because the cost is super low and the benefit high. See you there!
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  4. GiGi Eats Celebrities September 3, 2013 at 5:48 pm #

    I DO I DO want to go… And I mean, it’s right next to CU – the college I graduated from! I just am not sure if I have the time to!!!! It would be a super last minute thing for me if I did decide to go, but it would be cool to see my old stomping grounds, but of course it would be EVEN BETTER to go to the CONFERENCE!!
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  5. Debbie @ Live from La Quinta September 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm #

    I would love to be there but the stars did not align :-(
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  6. Jody - Fit at 55 September 4, 2013 at 3:51 pm #

    It looks like a great conference! Not only would I love to go for the info BUT to hang out with you plus all those other great reasons!!! :) If I win the lotto before then, I will go! :)
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  7. Tracey English September 15, 2013 at 1:49 am #

    Ill be there – can’t wait! First time going! :)

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