About 2017-06-04T18:44:09+00:00

What’s the Expo All About?

Valley Fitness Expo, brought to you by LATitude Group, LLC. will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9 am – 8 pm at the Curtis D. Menard Memorial Sports Center. It is the premier heath and wellness event built on three key tenets: eat well, play hard and find your fitness. It is our mission to enhance the overall health and the quality of life for the entire family through education. The expo will be packed with informative and entertaining activities including seminars, cooking and fitness demos, group classes, book and autograph signings, health screenings, contests, prizes, continuing education track for fitness professionals and over 100 vendor booths.

Meet Our Key Note Speaker

Rick Mystrom
Nationally Acknowledged Expert on Healthy Eating


Rick Mystrom is the author of three books on healthy eating and avoiding or reversing Type 2 diabetes.

He was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 20 years old. He is now 73 and is extremely healthy and active. He credits his good health to eating right and staying active.

He has given himself over 60,000 blood sugar test to understand which foods will raise blood sugar the most and add the most weight and which foods will raise blood sugar the least and take weight off.

Those tests have been the basis for three books he has written on living healthy:

Rick Mystrom’s First Book
My Wonderful Life with Diabetes
An inspiring book for parents of young Type 1 diabetics

Rick Mystrom’s Second Book
What Should I Eat? To Solve Diabetes, Lose Weight, Live Healthy
A book for anyone who wants to lose weight, lower blood sugar and live healthier

These first two books are available at Fireside books, Barnes and Nobles, Amazon, or at RickMystrom.com

Rick Mystrom’s Third Book
Your Type 2 Diabetes Lifeline
For all Type 2 diabetics, prediabetics, borderline diabetics, or anyone who wants to lose weight

This book is currently at the publisher and will be available for the first time nationwide at the Valley Fitness Expo on Saturday August 5, 2017.

Signed copies of all three books will be available at
The Valley Fitness Expo

Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, 1994-2000
One of America’s Top Three Small Businessmen 1981
Chairman, America’s Bid for the 1992, 1994 Olympic Winter Games
Twice Selected Alaska’s Elected Official of the Year