On Tuesday, June 29, health and fitness industry stakeholders gathered for the second industry action event, United We Rise - Stronger Than Ever. The theme was “Relief and Recovery,” and the overarching message was clear: the world needs physical activity now more than ever, and we must capitalize on opportunities to emerge from the pandemic as a more united, more impactful, and more powerful industry.
The distinguished speakers included:
Brent Darden, Interim President & CEO, IHRSA
Gale Landers, CEO/Founder, Fitness Formula Clubs; Chairperson, National Health & Fitness Alliance (NHFA)
Fiona Bull, MBE, Ph.D., Msc., Head of Unit, Physical Activity, Department of Health Promotion, World Health Organization
Blair McHaney, President/CEO, MXM and Confluence Fitness Partners
Daniel Krieglstein, P.h.D., Executive Director of Behavioral Design, ClearView Insights
Michelle Segar, P.h.D., MPH, MS, Best-selling Author of No Sweat; Director, University of Michigan’s Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center; Board Member, IHRSA Medical, Science, and Health Advisory Board