IHRSA 2015 – Los Angeles, California

by on March 17th, 2015

IHRSA 2015, Los Angeles, California

The Leisure Fitness team had an excellent week at IHRSA 2015 in Los Angeles, California with excellent meetings with our vendor partners like Precor, Life Fitness, Brunswick Billiards and more…

The team had a great time hanging out with G&G Fitness, Gronk, and our friends vendor partners!

Fitness Celebrity Profile: Dr. Paul Kennedy

by on August 11th, 2014

Doctor Paul Kennedy Bio Leisure Fitness
Dr. Paul Kennedy is the Fitness and Wellness Community Outreach Director for Leisure Fitness based in Newark, Delaware and presents free Fitness and Wellness seminars on behalf of the company throughout the middle-Atlantic region.

Teaching/Coaching Experience:
A former physical education teacher, football coach and wrestling coach, Dr. Paul Kennedy served as Strength and Conditioning Coach at Penn State University, where he received his doctorate in the exercise sciences. He later served as Rutgers University Strength and Conditioning Coach.

Dr. Paul has trained numerous All American athletes in a variety of sports, many players went on to play professionally, and some represented there country at the international level.

Competitive Weight Lifting Experience:
Dr. Paul was a successful competitive olympic weightlifter.

Television Experience:
For over two years, Dr. Paul starred in “Be Fit, Stay Fit America”, a weekly television program aired in Phoenix, Arizona. He also appeared in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Miami and Detroit as an in-house expert on various fitness topics and trends.

To view current fitness videos as well as taped interviews of Dr. Paul Kennedy concerning a variety of fitness and wellness topics go to: Leisure Fitness YouTube Channel.

Video Examples:
Topic of the Month, April 2014 – How Much is Too Little?
Morning Workout With Dr. Paul – Push Ups & Squats
The Quick Set System by Dr. Paul Kennedy

Radio Experience:
With his extensive educational background as well as his years of practical experience as a backdrop, Dr. Paul hosted “Get Fit Arizona” a series of one-hour radio call-in programs covering numerous health and fitness topics from strength training and flexibility to cardiovascular training and nutrition.

From 2012-2014, Dr. Paul was the host of the reinvented “Be Fit, Stay Fit Radio” sponsored by Leisure Fitness, which aired on Saturday mornings on 105.7 “The Fan” in Baltimore, Maryland.

Since January of 2014, Dr. Paul Kennedy has began a series of monthly Podcasts to expand on his “Topic of the Month” article, which often includes a local fitness partner to provide a different perspective on the topic.

Titan of Industry:
Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., Research Director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts, has this to say about Dr. Kennedy: “He is extremely knowledgeable in his field of exercise science and a true expert in the area of strength training. Dr. Kennedy is a most articulate individual and has the rare ability to explain complex concepts in an easy to understand, educational and motivational manner.”

Fitness Celebrity Profile: Jamie Summerlin of the Freedom Run USA

by on July 23rd, 2013

JamieSummerlin_7-13-2013JAMIE SUMMERLIN
Jamie Summerlin was a guest on the Leisure Fitness – Be Fit, Stay Fit Radio Show hosted by Dr. Paul Kennedy during our for an episode focused on his Freedom Run from 2012, on July 13th, 2013 at 7AM on the Baltimore Radio Station 105.7 The Fan. If you missed it, tune in to a previous episode of the
Be Fit, Stay Fit Radio Podcast on iTunes!


At the young age of 39, Jamie took on the greatest challenge of his life, an effort that pushed him both mentally and physically like he had never been challenged before. He completed a 3452 mile 100 day run across America, capped off with a 100 mile finish from Annapolis MD to Rehoboth Beach DE in under 24 hours, all to raise awareness and money in support of the men and women he considers his heroes, those that have worn and now wear the US Military’s uniform.

His book, “Freedom Run”, was released in April of 2013, detailing his journey to honor those who have bravely served, and describes the life-changing events of his run across America.

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Fitness Celebrity Profile: Tom Holland

by on April 26th, 2013

tomhollandTOM HOLLAND
Tom Holland is a frequent guest of the Leisure Fitness – Be Fit, Stay Fit Radio Show hosted by Dr. Paul Kennedy. Episodes include the ElliptiGO Hour, on April 27th, 2013 and Exercising in the Heat, on July 13th, 2013 which airs at 7AM on the Baltimore Radio Station 105.7 The Fan.
If you miss an episode go to Be Fit, Stay Fit Radio Podcast on iTunes for previous episodes!


Tom Holland is an exercise physiologist committed to helping people better their lives through fitness. With his message of “Believe in Yourself,” Tom has encouraged and coached thousands of people to reach their fitness goals; from losing weight to climbing mountains, running marathons and completing Ironman triathlons.

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