Get Fit With These 5 Fitness Speakers – World Health Day

Posted by DaisyMae VanValkenburgh

Today is World Health Day. In honor of that, we are highlighting 5 fitness/athletic speakers. These speakers have changed not only themselves, but the companies they speak to. They understand that in order to have a productive work environment, your employees have to be healthy and happy as well.

Check out these 5 noteworthy speakers fit for your audience.

Ellen Latham

Ellen Latham - Fitness Speaker

Ellen is a highly engaged workout enthusiast. She is the mind behind “The Ultimate Workout” which became the foundation for the Orangetheory Fitness program. This is known as the plateau-busting workout program. Ellen has been motivating and training clients for over 35 years. 

Her father was the inspiration behind her nosedive into the fitness world. Her father, Arthur Calandrelli is a well-known physical education teacher and coach in Niagara Falls, NY. Ellen has a Bachelor’s Degree in physical education and a Master’s Degree in exercise physiology from the University of Buffalo in New York. 

Before her claim-to-fame workout, she worked at the prestigious Bonaventure Spa. This was when it was the main fitness retreat for celebrities, as well as managed Williams Island Spa and The Eden Roc Spa on South Beach. 

She was fired from her dream job at 40, but that is only where her dream career began. 

Want to book Ellen to get your company motivated, health conscious and hear how she turned a bad situation into her greatest venture? 


David Meinz, MS, RDN, FAND, CSP

David Meinz

David is a personal health improvement expert. With over 25 years of experience, he knows a thing or two about enhancing your personal and professional life productivity. David explains how the success of a company/organization directly correlates to the health of its employees. He shares the research he does and reads with his audiences.

His passion for health plays into his keynotes. He is an energetic and interactive speaker. Did we mention David has a sense of humor as well? He will definitely keep you entertained.

David is an award-winning international speaker, author, radio and television guest. Over many years he has taught audiences that you don’t need to go on a health food kick or start running marathons to be healthy. For some individuals and companies, thinking about personal health is the last thing that is done in a work environment.

David wants to offer a practical approach to having a healthy work environment, both mentally and physically. 


Robyn Benincasa

Robyn Benincasa

Robyn is the founder of World Class Teams. She is also a world champion adventure racer, a CNN hero, former corporate sales expert and a full time firefighter who advises organizations on building World Class Teams of their own.

World Class Teams is a keynote speaking and teambuilding company that offers teamwork, leadership and performance lessons from world teams. Robyn makes sure that every company that this team touches reaches their full potential. 

She is one of the highest rated female speakers. Robyn has an extensive background in marketing, has worked in sales for Baxter and Allergan and is a full-time firefighter.

She explains human synergy as “that magic that allows groups of ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary things together.” Robyn has a long list of personal and professional accomplishments, including World Champion Eco-Challenge Adventure Racer, 3x Guinness World Record Distance Paddler and Founder of the Project Athena Foundation. She is also New York Times best-selling author of “How Winning Works” which has received rave reviews.


Zonya Foco, RDN

Zonya Foco - fitness speaker

Known as America’s nutrition leader, Zonya is a master of inspiration, motivation and visual humor. She provides high energy presentations crossed with low maintenance solutions that help everyday people improve health, create balance and maximize energy. 

Zonya doesn’t go by the books when it comes to her presentation style. She breaks the mold of what a presenter should be. Her keynotes are upbeat, entertaining and funny. Zonya makes people laugh at their bad habits and break down the barriers that turn knowing into doing. 

She will help your team get on track to better themselves so that they can better your company. She has tried and true habits that help individuals better their lives. 


Fred Schafer

Fred Schafer - fitness speaker

Fred has tried and true coaching methods that help you get into your best mental and physical shape yet. Better known as the Fit Food Dude, Fred wants to motivate your team to become healthier versions of themselves. This will translate into the effectiveness of your work environment. When your employees are doing better, so will the quality of their work. 

He is the author of “How Anyone Can Become a Lean, Fat-Incinerating Anti-Aging Wellness Machine” and his business and career growth book, “Striking Back at Mediocrity.”

Before he became a keynote speaker, Fred held high level management/executive/leadership positions. Throughout his career he set company sales and profitability records. He did this with multiple organizations and received national recognition for best marketing and revenue improvement and recruiting and retention efforts and has received statewide (California) recognition for exceptional organizational and business leadership. 

As a speaker, Fred has spoken in front of hundreds of crowds giving his energetic, eye-opening, thought-provoking lectures. He stays up-to-date with the latest information in his specializations. This allows him to give audiences tips for this changing world. Fred is sure to bring a livelihood to any crowd.


Interested in booking fitness speakers who will get your audience on track to crush company and health goals?

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Posted by DaisyMae VanValkenburgh
DaisyMae VanValkenburgh is the Marketing Copywriter & Content Creator at Eagles Talent Speakers Bureau and writes about Expert Keynote Speakers and Motivational Speakers, as well as tips for booking through a bureau.

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