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Fitness Guru Ben Greenfield to Speak at Concordia University, St. Paul

Best-selling author and nationally recognized fitness expert will share strategies for maximizing success in business and personal life at free event.

June 03, 2014 --

ST. PAUL, Minn., June3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ben Greenfield, award-winning fitness expert and entrepreneur, will be speaking live on the Concordia University, St. Paul campus on Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p.m. CST "10 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Business, Body and Life," will discuss Greenfield's practical, real-life tips for living life to the fullest. The event is free and open to the public, and will also be available via live streaming. To register for the event, visit

Attendees will learn how to increase productivity, improve physical well-being and enhance mental performance. Greenfield will also discuss his life story, including studying sports science in college, launching a successful string of personal training studios and gyms, beginning an online fitness career, and finally becoming recognized globally as one of the top nutrition, health, and exercise experts in the world.

"We are thrilled to have such a recognized figure speaking in the Twin Cities," said Dr. Eric LaMott, Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President at Concordia University, St. Paul. "Too often, people feel paralyzed and unable to achieve their goals, whether it be to get more fit or finish their degree. Ben's support of people looking to achieve their dreams aligns with Concordia's mission and further reinforces the promise we make to students to empower them to discover and engage their purpose for life, career, and service. His message will benefit all students regardless of their desired profession."

Greenfield is a New York Times best-selling author, Greatist's "Top 100 most Influential People in Health," popular podcaster and frequently featured in magazines including Outdoor, In-Health, Prevention, Women's Running, and Inside Triathlon.

Concordia University, St. Paul, offers a number of degrees in health and exercise science online and on-campus, including a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Science, a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Administration, Master of Science in Exercise Science and an RN to BS in Nursing. The university is committed to assisting students of all ages in obtaining their desired degree, with small classes, rigorous academics and a supportive environment.

"10 Tips for Achieving the Most Out of Business, Body and Life" is free and open to the public. Attendees can either attend in person or via live streaming broadcast. Registration is now open. To register for the event, visit

Ben Greenfield is the author of a highly popular fitness, nutrition and wellness website, which features his blogs, podcasts, and product reviews. He is a frequent contributor to Triathlete magazine, LAVA magazine, Endurance Planet and the outdoor sports magazine, OutThere Monthly. Ben has been featured in articles on WebMD and In-Health, Prevention, Women's Running, and Inside Triathlon magazines. In 2008, the NSCA voted him "Personal Trainer of the Year." Ben recently published his widely acclaimed 17th book, Beyond Training, which is the #1 selling triathlon book on For more information, visit Ben Greenfield Fitness

Concordia University, St. Paul is a comprehensive Christian liberal arts university, oneof 10 operated under the auspices of The Lutheran ChurchMissouri Synod. Concordia is devoted to providing an educational experience that is responsive to the needs of our students, relevant to the demands of the job market, and real preparation for thoughtful living and dedicated service, so that our students can achieve personal and career success.

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