PITTSBURGH, April 29 // PRNewswire // -- GNC will host current Mr. Olympia title winner Jay Cutler and eight-time Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman for an autograph session from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at its Sixth Avenue location (300 Sixth Avenue, downtown, at the corner of Sixth and Wood).
Both members of the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB), Cutler and Coleman are considered the world's most esteemed bodybuilders: Winning the Mr. Olympia competition stands for the ultimate success and superiority in bodybuilding.
This autograph session is free and open to the public.
Additionally, Cutler and Coleman will guest-pose at the IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Figure Championships Saturday at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in the city's Oakland neighborhood. This event features men's and women's fitness and figure competitions, categorized by height, weight and age groups. Judging begins at 9 a.m. and finals start at 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit http://www.ifbbpro.com/events/2008-pittsburgh-pro-figure-may-3/. Cost is $30; $25 if preordered.
Attendees at both events will have the opportunity to pick up health and wellness information, sports nutrition tips and free product samples. They can also enter the Incredible Hulk Road Muscle Sweepstakes for a chance to win a custom Hulk chopper valued at approximately $100,000.
GNC, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., is the largest global specialty retailer of nutritional products; including vitamin, mineral, herbal and other specialty supplements and sports nutrition, diet and energy products. GNC has more than 4,900 retail locations throughout the United States (including 978 franchise and 1,358 Rite Aid store-within-a-store locations) and franchise operations in 49 international markets. The company - which is dedicated to helping consumers Live Well - also offers products and product information online at http://www.gnc.com/.
SOURCE: General Nutrition Centers, Inc.