An event that's raising awareness for fitness

By Joel Rodgers |

Published 05/24 2014 06:13PM

Updated 05/24 2014 06:29PM

"This is a day that we bring sports from all over the world to Shreveport." Says Robert Superman Blount

It's the annual Fit 4 Life Weekend

American Strong Man contest, USA Arm wrestling, Tae-Kwon-Do, Boxing. Just a few of the many events at the Shreveport Convention Center - and it's all being put on by Robert Superman Blount

"It inspires the parent that can teach the child and that's what we want to do." Blount says

The Fit 4 Life weekend is bringing strong competition to Shreveport, but it's also bring money.

It's great for the economic impact with people coming in and learning and enjoying our city.

and many people agree that fitness and staying fit is not only important --- it's a must.

The more you get into it- it just becomes your passion

It's really taxing- it's good for training

lot of heart and a lot of training



An estimated 16,000 health and fitness enthusiasts take part making the Fit 4 Life weekend the largest multi-sport event in Louisiana

It's putting Shreveport where we want it -- and that's in the world's eye.

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