Get health info, meet Mario Lopez at the Alive and Well L.A. health expo
What's more fun and less stressful than going to the doctor, but still good for you? Attending the Alive and Well L.A. health expo this weekend, where health screenings, information on disease prevention and exercise programs will be available to the public.
The free, two-day expo, to take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature a number of health-centric celebs such as trainer Bob Harper from "The Biggest Loser," Dr. Robert Rey, aka "Dr. 90210," and "Extra" host and uber-workout guy Mario Lopez.
If you're feeling ultra-fit, you can see how you measure up to Lopez on Saturday afternoon at the Celsius Fitness Age Challenge, where cardio, strength and endurance tests will determine your fitness age. Our money's on Lopez, but heck, give it a shot.
Or, check out GE's Healthymagination Tour to see a 3-D model of your muscular, cardiovascular, nervous, and skeletal systems -- and upload to them to your Facebook page. Of course, if your physique leans more toward Homer Simpson than Lance Armstrong, you may want to keep that information to yourself.
Other attractions will help get you moving, such as the soccer challenge booth and the rock climbing wall. Plus, you can bone up on information about kidney health and nutrition and cancer treatment, and meet Dr. Peter H. Grossman of the Grossman Burn Centers. A number of NBC4 on-air personalities will be in attendance as well.
-- Jeannine Stein
Photo: Meet Mario Lopez during Saturday's Celsius Fitness Age Challenge at this weekend's Alive and Well L.A. health expo. Credit: Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images for Celsius