Arizona Health and Fitness Expo offers inspiration, motivation, education

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PHOENIX -- If you need some inspiration or motivation get healthy, you'll find it this weekend at the inaugural Arizona Health & Fitness Expo, which features life-changing information and opportunities to tap into the experts and learn more about living a healthier lifestyle in every aspect. Guests will be able to try new products, sample healthy foods, attend an interactive seminar and much more.

The Arizona Health & Fitness Expo wants to inspire and encourage Arizona residents to live a life of health, wellness and fitness. The expo will take place March 22-24 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.

The Expo is tying in with United Blood Services and American Red Cross to collect blood donations. United Blood Services is a non-profit community blood center, providing blood and blood products for local area hospitals. More than 25 million people depend on the United Blood Services and generous volunteer blood donors to make sure lifesaving blood is available when and where it is needed.

"We are so excited to launch this life changing expo," says Kim Dwyer, president of the Arizona Health and Fitness Expo. "The goal is that every person who experiences this Health and Fitness Expo will take away something new that they did not know before regarding new products, healthy eating, or methods of exercise."

Various Arizona health experts will be onsite providing support, advice and guidance in whatever individual aspect that may be. Attendees can also take a free self defense class, listen to renowned inspirational speaker and psychic Sunny Dawn Johnston, and much more. Test your fitness level at the hi-health obstacle course or have lunch at one of the gourmet food trucks who will be selling healthy and gluten-free foods by the AZ Gourmet Food Truck Association. With a plethora of seminars, events, and booths, this event is for anyone who wants to improve their health or learn more about living a healthier lifestyle.

Attendees can also visit the P.O.P.  (Prostate Onsite Project) onsite mobile screening unit to get their annual prostate cancer screening. The first 10 people to schedule are free. Thereafter, insurance will be accepted.

Show Hours: Friday, Noon. - 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.l Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission is $5.00/adult; Tickets available for ½ price online

Parking is $7/vehicle on site at the fairgrounds