A Celebration of Health and Fitness at the Publix Health Expo

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Atlanta, GA- March19, 2016- Hundreds of people came out to support health and fitness.

The Publix Georgia Marathon Health & Fitness Expo featured retailers, personal trainers, and nutritionists. Health professionals offered great prices on running and fitness gear.

The Publix Health Expo was held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA on March 18th and 19th. Some of the companies that were in attendance were, shake distributors, diet teas, gyms and personal trainers.

According to Jeanette Wilson who is a Iaso diet tea distributor, said “This event is perfect for those just starting a health or weight loss journey.” Wilson, travels around the world educating people on the importance of cleaning your system by detoxing. “Obesity is very high in the US and events like this will bring awareness to it.” Wilson continued, “You will leave this event informed and ready to change your life.”

 The Publix Expo also had a few personal training booths, like Atlanta’s independent personal trainer Marcus Wright. Wright gave free personal training tips and a discount on a personal training session. One of Marcus Wright tips for beginners is, “To start off with a small 10-15 minute walk a day and increase the minutes every two weeks.” He also added that, going to a health expo is a great experience for beginners and experts. “Its never too late to learn healthy habits.”

Most of the Publix Expo participates signed up for the other half of the event, a marathon that was scheduled for March 20, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. The marathon was for all ages to enjoy. It was held in Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park. “The event will be a success and many people will show up.” According to first time marathon runner Katherine Finklestein “It’s suppose to be cooler tomorrow compared to all the other days, but we are running for a good cause, which is health. But right now, we are getting the health and fitness education here at the expo.”

The event was quite successful and very informative; The health expo is for all ages, newbies and experts. The next Atlanta Publix Expo will be in 2017. The Publix Expo travels all over the United States, for more information on Publix Expo and Marathon visit  http://www.atlantatrackclub.org/2016-publix-georgia


Shayla P. Harrell

Media Relations


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