Fitness Expo's Rodney Rice Continues His Focus on Residential Fitness Equipment

June 16, 2014
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Metairie, LA Fitness Expo continues its mission to provide individuals and families with quality residential exercise equipment. The wholesale/retail business has enjoyed phenomenal growth since its launch in 1980, but Fitness Expo remains a family enterprise focused on family fitness. Although the company routinely proves its ability to successfully provide design consultations and equipment for commercial facilities, the business is rooted in a quest for quality home fitness.


When Rodney Rice was a teenager, he developed a passion for personal fitness. His father, Rodney Sr., wanted to encourage his son's interest, but quickly learned there was no place to purchase quality residential exercise equipment. The family's desire to build a home gym, along with the obvious lack of supply, gave birth to the idea that would become Fitness Expo Stores. Rodney Rice now 54 owner and President continues in its 34th year at bringing great exercise equipment into individuals homes and all commercial applications.

With five convenient showrooms in Louisiana and another in Mississippi, Fitness Expo Stores has grown into an industry leader. Customers can also visit the company on their website ( True to their roots, the business has a huge line of residential exercise equipment for sale. Treadmills, bikes, rowers, home gyms, free weights, and many other items are available in a variety of brands and prices. Along with the great products, Fitness Expo provides knowledgeable service and advice for customers. In fact, the company delivers and installs equipment to make sure everything is set up just right. Fitness Expo even provides in home service to repair and maintain the equipment they sell.

Among Fitness Expo's most popular equipment choices are a variety of quality elliptical machines for your home. The elliptical is a cross training machine that provides a low impact, highly effective workout. These machines build muscle and burn calories with less effort. Elliptical machines from Fitness Expo are available with or without upper body movement. Fitness Expo also sells the revolutionary seated elliptical. The versatility of an elliptical machine makes it an ideal piece of equipment for home users.

Three generations of family experience in the wholesale/retail exercise equipment business makes Fitness Expo the best choice for people just starting to collect equipment for their home or for the seasoned fitness expert. Anyone seeking to get in shape at home will find kindred spirits in Rodney Rice and his family.

For more information, contact the company directly:

Fitness Expo
Contact: Rodney Rice
4124 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002

(504) 887-0880

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