Arnold Sports Festival Preview

Around this time every year, thousands of people visit the 15th largest city in the United States for the annual Arnold Fitness EXPO. This year, it will take place at the Columbus Convention Center March 2-5. As always, there will be an array of events, challenges, entertainment, and celebrity appearances, along with thousands of booths featuring the latest sports equipment, apparel, and nutrition.

What and who to see

To learn more about the full schedule of events starting at 10:00 am on 3/2 and ending the evening of 3/5, click here. From dance and fitness sports, to Olympic sports, to strength sports, to team sports, there’s a little bit of everything at the Arnold. Key events include the Arnold Summit, Arnold Model Search, Sunday Showcase, and Transformation Challenge.

Guest appearances in 2017 will include UFC hall of famer Randy Couture, two-time Arnold Strongman Champ Brian Shawn, Pro Figure Heather Dees, and many more.

The Arnold Transformation Challenge

On Saturday March 4 at 3:00 pm, head to rooms B230 and B231 on the second floor of the convention center to witness some empowering stories of transformation. Finalists and their trainers for this year-long challenge, put on by ASF TV and ANGT, will be featured and the winner will be awarded a $15,000 gift to use on BODYCRAFT equipment! The Transformation Challenge helps educate and motivate individuals, while aligning them with the support they need to become healthier and stronger. Interested participants will have an opportunity to enter the 2017-18 challenge. Check out John Starner’s story below for a preview:

This year, BODYCRAFT will be associated with ASF TV as the title sponsor for the Transformation Challenge! BODYCRAFT will have a variety of equipment on display upstairs to give individuals and trainers a chance to try each one, as well as see top trainers perform proper technique and training variations. Come check out the Jones Platinum, VR400 Rower, SPR-CT Dual Action Spin Bike, and more!

Start Your Fitness Journey Here!

At our booth with ASF TV downstairs, we are inviting everyone to try our BODYCRAFT Triple Challenge with the T3 Functional Trainer. Complete 20-second circuits of dips, pull-ups, and push-ups and be entered to win $500 towards BODYCRAFT equipment upon completion. We’ll announce a winner each day – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Introducing the SpaceWalker

BODYCRAFT will also be introducing a different type of fitness product. Both a red and black version of our ultra-compact, multi-purpose SpaceWalker will be on display right outside the EXPO at a downstairs booth next to ASF TV. While our intuitive line of BODYCRAFT fitness equipment is designed to respond to your body’s movements, the SpaceWalker is designed to respond to your lifestyle.


For more information about tickets and events, visit the Arnold Sports Festival website. You can also get discounts and learn more about BODYCRAFT’s equipment here. We’re thrilled to be a part of this year’s Arnold Sports Festival and watch various health, sports, and fitness communities come together. We hope to see you there!

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