The Original Fitness Summit

FRI. MAY 3 & SAT. MAY 4 2019

One of the most influential and personal fitness summits in the industry.

The speakers and attendees of this summit have an unprecedented history of climbing the industry ladder, making incredible network connections, and leading their clients and business into waves of success.

Be it local or across the country—you can’t miss this one.



Lee Boyce

Lee’s presentation will focus on shoulders and shoulder health and he’ll also show you how to make adaptations to common lifts based on limb lengths and leverages. 

Kelly Coffey

Kelly’s presentation is titled ‘Not “Fixed”: What I Do Every Day To Maintain 150+ Pound Weight Loss (For 15 Years (And Counting)’

Bret Contreras

Bret’s lecture will focus on, what else, the glutes. Anything and everything you need to know about your posterior will be included in Bret’s presentation.

Ryan Ketchum

Ryan’s presentation is titled “3 Marketing Mistakes Every Fitness Professional Must Avoid (and How To Find, Attract and Convert Your Ideal Client)”

Dr. Susan Kleiner

Ever wondered about heritage grains? Susan will have all your questions answered in “Grain Brain? Wheat Belly? Not in this loaf: The science, processing and culinary art of heritage grains.”

James Krieger

James will show you how to best eat and train for maximum hypertrophy. If you want to get bigger or have clients that want to get bigger, you don’t want to miss this science-based presentation.

Dr. Lisa Lewis

Lisa’s presentation is titled “Psych Skills for Fitness Pros.” A licensed psychologist, Lisa will review the top psychological skills that strength coaches and personal trainers use with their clients help you develop and improve these skills to maximize your clients’ results.

Carolyn MacDonald

Carolyn will take you through the steps of launching an online product from the first step of idea to the last step of reality.

Mike T. Nelson

CBD is all the rage this year. Mike will explain if it’s worth all the attention it’s getting and what, if anything, it can be best utilized for.

Greg Nuckols

Greg’s presentation will examine the complicated relationship between strength and hypertrophy and why it’s not always as simple as “bigger equals stronger.”

Leigh Peele

Leigh has been in the fitness industry for 10 years now. As the fitness industry continues to get more and more competitive and more and more crazy promises emerge, you’ll learn about Leigh’s experience in the fitness industry and some science to help your clients and make your business grow.

Melody Schoenfeld

Want to start utilizing some isometric training in your and your clients’ programs? Melody’s presentation will help you add another tool to your training toolbox.

Nick Sorrell

Nick Sorrell is a strategy and communications consultant currently working with Aadam Ali (Physiqonomics), Bryan Krahn, and Jason Helmes. Nick will talk about attention, marketing and how not to screw up as you try to get people to pay attention to your business. He also says his mom is proud of him.


Lou Schuler


Important: All Summit-related communication will be delivered via your contact email on your PayPal registration. Your PayPal confirmation is your receipt and proof of purchase. 

An agenda outlining everything — and we mean everything — you need to know about the event will be sent out two weeks before.


Speaking Location: Olympic Gym KC (formerly Impact Elite Fitness, 7932 N Oak Trafficway)

Dates and times: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. both Friday and Saturday



*Rates start at $117 a night. You must call the hotel for a group rate if your stay is outside Thu. May 2-Sun. May 5


Friday Night: Gathering place TBD.

Saturday Night: 6:30 p.m. at Chicken N Pickle (where we hung out a year ago).

All attendees are responsible for their own food and drink costs at social events. 

For lunch, you will receive a lunch preference form no later than April 5 where you can choose what you want for lunch for both days. Included in your lunch form will be more specifics about social events.


The Summit has been approved for CEUs by the NSCA and NASM for the past 10 years and that’s not changing in 2019.



Attire: Gym clothes

Group discounts are available: If you’re registering a group of five or more, message for group discount rates.

Sponsorship: If you think your product or service would be a great fit for the Summit’s audience, let us know. We’d love to find a sponsorship opportunity that works for you.

Refunds: Full refunds are available until March 25. From March 25-April 10, half refunds are available. After April 11, no refunds are available.

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