Images from the 2015 ICA Arnold Symposium on Natural Fitness & Sports

20 Mar

Enjoy these images of this outstanding event that brought the chiropractic, fitness and sports worlds together at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio March 5-7 2015. If anyone has outstanding pictures from the event that they would like included, email them to drgratale@optonline.net

Arnold was back as usual for the 23rd time!

Arnold was back as usual for the 23rd time!

 

A stellar event!

A stellar event!

 

Arnold arriving...

Arnold arriving…

 

He's always excited to present a keynote talk to chiropractors!

He’s always excited to present a keynote talk to chiropractors!

 

Arnold gets centered before his appearance with ICA Director Ron Hendrickson and ICA President Michael Mclean

Arnold gets centered before his appearance with ICA Director Ron Hendrickson and ICA President Michael Mclean.

 

Arnold never fails to praise chiropractic and its strong relationship to fitness

Arnold never fails to praise chiropractic and its strong relationship to fitness.

 

This day to remember started out with an exercise in centering and gratitude...

This “day to remember” started out with an exercise in centering and gratitude…

 

Dr. Pete Gratale gave props to his mentor, George Leonard, who taught us all about being centered in the NOW.

ICA Fitness Council President, Dr. Pete Gratale, gave props to his mentor, George Leonard, who taught us all about being centered in the NOW.

 

Then, Gold's Gym legend, Rick Valente, entertained with stories full of gratitude and humor.

Then, Gold’s Gym legend, Rick Valente, entertained with stories full of gratitude, insight and humor.

 

The bodybuilding vision board that Rick refereed to from his childhood.

The bodybuilding vision board that Rick refered to from his childhood.

 

TV Queen of Fitness Kiana Tom was next.

TV Queen of Fitness Kiana Tom was next. And she engaged the audience with her charm and experience.

 

It was an ESPN BodyShaping Reunion with Rick, Kiana and Dr, Pete Gratale, ICA Fitness Council President.

It was an ESPN BodyShaping Reunion with Rick, Kiana and Dr. Pete.

 

The Foundation 4 Heroes (doing so much for kids in hospitals) were ready to pounce on the Terminator!!!

The Foundation 4 Heroes (doing so much for kids in hospitals) were ready to take on the Terminator!!!

 

And present Arnold with a custom comic of his 6th rule for success, GIVE BACK. GIVE BACK. GIVE BACK. NOTHING is more rewarding then giving back. This constitutes Character.

They presented Arnold with a custom comic of his 6th rule for success, “GIVE BACK. GIVE BACK. GIVE BACK. NOTHING is more rewarding then giving back. This constitutes Character.”

 

Dr. Jay Lipoff, founder of Foundation $ Heroes and Fitness Council board member, gave the real Hulk a run for his money!

Dr. Jay Lipoff, founder of Foundation 4 Heroes and Fitness Council board member, gave the real Hulk a run for his money!

 

Kiana was presented with the ICA Pioneer in Fitness Education Award for all she has done to inspire millions over her TV career.

Kiana was presented with the ICA Pioneer in Fitness Education Award for all she has done to inspire millions over her TV career.

 

Rick was recognized as well with the Pioneer of Fitness Education Award in appreciation of all the people he has helped both onscreen and off.

Rick was recognized as well with the Pioneer of Fitness Education Award in appreciation of all the people he has helped both onscreen and off.

 

Dr. Pete made it three Pioneer of Fitness Education Awards for his fitness influence on the Lee Haney and BodyShaping TV shows.

Dr. Pete made it three Pioneer of Fitness Education Awards for his chiropractic influence on the Lee Haney and BodyShaping TV shows.

 

Dr. Jack Barnathan assembled a Roundtable of the movers and shakers in the industry - Front row from left: ,Yogini Leslie Fajfar, Chef Don Doward, Ms. America Stephanie Foisy Mills, Team Wlody Jack, Team Wlody Corinne. Back row from left; ,,,,

Dr. Jack Barnathan assembled a Roundtable of the movers and shakers in the industry, many from the NY Strength family – Front row from left: Stylist Amanda Daly, Yogini Leslie Fajfar, Chef Don Doward, Ms. America Stephanie Foisy Mills, Team Wlody Jack, Team Wlody Corinne and adventurer Bob Mack. Back row from left; Kelly Sanders, former NYC Sports Commisioner Alison Riley, CitiBike President Ken Podziba, Debi Darnell, Michael Rosado, Daniella Abruzzo, chiropractor Dr. Ruth Cohen, Dr. Jack Barnathan BBA, DC and Master Trainer Christine Stein.

 

Jack and Corinne Wlody, Team Wlody, received the prestigious Legacy Award for the volunteer and charitable work they do with Fitness Council President Emeritus, Dr. Jack Barnathan.

Jack and Corinne Wlody, Team Wlody, received the prestigious Legacy Award for the volunteer and charitable work they do with Fitness Council President Emeritus and event creator, Dr. Jack Barnathan.

 

Chiropractic Thought Leader and Mr. America Chris Zaino and Dr. Pete enjoyed their new friendship.

Presenter Dr. Chris Zaino, Chiropractic Thought Leader and Mr. America, and Dr. Pete enjoyed their new friendship.

 

Dr. Chris had a "bucket list" dinner with Rick and 8 time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney!

Dr. Chris had a “bucket list” dinner with Rick and 8 time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney!

 

A Mount Rushmore of TV Fitness? Who would you add?

A Mount Rushmore of TV Fitness? Who would you add?

 

Ms. America and awesome chiropractor Stephanie Foisy Mills and VIP presenter Chef Don Doward.

Ms. America and awesome chiropractor Stephanie Foisy Mills and VIP presenter Chef Don Doward.

 

Kiana and the real star of the show, Dr. Cora Lee Van Egmond. You can't believe how much work she does to make this event happen.

Kiana and the real star of the show, Dr. Coralee Van Egmond. You can’t believe how much work she does to make this event happen.

 

ICA's Dr. Maria Dalton could be Kiana's sister!

ICA’s Dr. Maria Dalton could be Kiana’s sister!

 

Fitness Council Vice President and excellent show runner Dr. Rich Gennaro.

Fitness Council Vice President and excellent show runner Dr. Rich Gennaro.

 

Spiderman was hanging around with our happy exhibitors!

Spiderman was hanging around with our happy exhibitors!

 

Captain America was training hand eye coordination with this child!

Captain America was training hand eye coordination with this child!

 

WOOOO! Pro Wrestling legend Ric Flair.

WOOOO! Pro Wrestling legend Ric Flair.

 

The Symposium featured innovative, fun, mind and body training ideas like this one from Epic Fitness/

The Symposium featured innovative and fun mind/body training ideas like this one from Epic Fitness.

 

The ICA has always been more than supportive of this event as ICA President Michael McLean and Director Ron Hendrickson aptly prove.

The ICA has always been more than supportive of this event as ICA President Michael McLean and Director Ron Hendrickson aptly prove.

 

Best selfie of the day from Dr. Eric John Marshall and Dr. Raymond Hillenbrand.

Best selfie of the day from Dr. Eric John Marshall and Dr. Raymond Hillenbrand.

 

Competitors in the Arnold Strongman.

Competitors in the Arnold Strongman.

 

Hakthor Bjornsen, "The Mountain" from the HBO series Game of Thrones, pressing 275 lbs. dumbell with one arm!

Hakthor Bjornsen, “The Mountain” from the HBO series Game of Thrones, pressing 275 lbs. dumbell with one arm!

 

You all come back next year, ya hear?

You all come back next year, ya hear?

 

 

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