Len Kravitz
UNM's Len Kravitz, left, was honored recently with the Specialty Presenter of the Year award at the canfitpro world fitness expo.

Len Kravitz, an associate professor of Health, Exercise & Sports Sciences in the College of Education at The University of New Mexico, was honored ith the Specialty Presenter of the Year at the canfitpro world fitness expo recently.

The expo brought together global experts on fitness, nutrition and healthy living. The annual event attracted fitness professionals, business owners and fitness consumers, making it the largest fitness education event in the world.

The event had over 200 presenters that brought their unique style and expertise to over 16,000 fitness professionals, business owners and fitness consumers during the five day event.

The 2016 award winners were:
Len Kravitz - Specialty Presenter of the Year
Petra Kolber - International Presenter of the Year
Krista Popowych - Canadian Presenter of the Year
Kate Slee - New Presenter of the Year
Matrix - Steve Block Vendor of the Year
Beto Perez - Lifetime Achievement

“To be voted the canfitpro Specialty Presenter of the Year is indeed a unique honor as this conference is the largest in the world with 16,000 fitness professionals in attendance,” Kravitz said.

The canfitpro Fitness Professional of the Year Award was presented during the canfitpro world fitness expo closing ceremonies and recognizes a canfitpro certified and practicing professional member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, motivation, and technical skills and has inspired clients and participants to achieve their goals.

The two categories of excellence for this award include Fitness Instructor Specialist of the Year and Personal Training Specialist of the Year. We also recognized our Volunteer of the Year. The 2016 winners are;

Trina Medves - Fitness Instructor Specialist of the Year
Nadine VandenHeuvel - Personal Training Specialist of the Year
Tony Dawson - Volunteer of the Year

canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro's over 100,000 members include some of the world's finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness consumers. 

For more information, visit: canfitpro.