The National Fitness Hall of Fame Announces Six Candidates for Consideration into the Class of 2013

Kansas City Personal Trainer Greg Justice, of AYC Health & Fitness, is one of six candidates nominated for consideration into the 2013 Class at The National Fitness Hall of Fame.
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Nov. 15, 2012 - PRLog -- Greg Justice of AYC Health & Fitness, Kansas City's Original Personal Training Center, along with five other candidates have been nominated for consideration into the 2013 Class at The National Fitness Hall of Fame.  The 2013 nominations include: Tom Campanaro, Brenda DykGraaf, Clyde Emrich, Greg Justice, Anibal Lopez, and Clint Phillips.


An Individual can be nominated for National Fitness Hall of Fame Induction Consideration if they meet the minimum criteria listed below:

* 25 or more years of, full-time, service as a professional in the Heath & Fitness Industry.
* The personal practice of "The Fitness Lifestyle"
* Genuine concern for the welfare of others.
* A nationally recognized, "Body of Work."
* Reached the age of 50. (New age requirement started in 2012)

Greg Justice, MA, is an international best-selling author, speaker and fitness entrepreneur.  He opened AYC Health & Fitness, Kansas City’s Original Personal Training Center, in May 1986, and has personally trained more than 47,000 one-on-one sessions.  Today, AYC specializes in corporate wellness and personal training.

Greg is currently working on a doctorate in applied sports psychology at Wexford University.  He has a master’s degree in HPER (exercise science) (1986) from Morehead State University, Morehead, KY and a bachelor’s degree in Health & Physical Education (1983) from Morehead State University, Morehead, KY.  

He has worked with athletes and non-athletes of all ages and physical abilities and served as a conditioning coach at the collegiate level.  He also worked with the Kansas City Chiefs, during the offseason, in the early 1980’s.

He has been actively involved in the fitness industry for more than three decades as a club manager, owner, personal fitness trainer, and corporate wellness supervisor, where he worked with more than 64 corporations.  Greg writes articles for many international publications and websites including Exercise & Health, IDEA Fitness Journal, American Fitness Magazine,,, is a featured columnist for Corporate Wellness Magazine, and has a monthly column called “Treadmill Talks” in Personal Fitness Professional (PFP) magazine.  He has authored or co-authored books titled:
  * Mind Your Own Fitness - A Mindful Approach to Exercise
  * Treadside Manner - Confessions of a Serial Personal Trainer
  * Lies & Myths about Corporate Wellness
  * Total Body Breakthrough
  * The Entrepreneur's Guide to Personal Training

Greg served as an adjunct professor of exercise science and currently serves on the advisory board of two personal training schools.  He mentors and instructs trainers interested in Personal Training and Corporate Wellness through his Coaching Programs and Corporate Boot Camp System class, which spans nine countries, 45 states and six Canadian Provences.  

Shelby Murphy, Former Editor, Personal Fitness Professional magazine said, “Training veteran Greg Justice didn’t just get in on the leading edge of an emerging industry, he helped create it. Opening the first personal training studio in Kansas City, Justice has, over the years, laid the groundwork for countless others to follow.

Being a trailblazer, however, takes a willingness to plow into the thicket of uncertainty.  It means forging ahead with nothing but faith. As one of the true leaders of the personal training industry, Justice now has the benefit of hindsight and the insight of experience, both of which he eagerly offers up to the hundreds of trainers he has mentored.”

The 2013 National Fitness Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Sunday - April 21, 2013 in Glendale Heights, IL. If you would like more information about this VIP event, contact The National Fitness Hall of Fame directly at
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