Get up to date with the latest evidence-based fitness practices

Want to improve your knowledge and get up to date with the latest evidence-based practices for natural bodybuilding, powerlifting, strength and physique development?

This three-day conference (June 28th-30th) will be held at one of Australia’s premium facilities, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and is sure to blow your mind, with presentations from Eric Helms, James Hoffman, Mike Israetel, Gabrielle Fundaro and many more.

More than just a Fitness Conference

Are you a registered Personal Trainer or Coach? Are you looking to upskill and obtain ‘Continued Education Credits’ or ‘Professional Development Points’?

Attendance to the UEBC will grant you CEC’s or PDP’s

6 CEC’s/PDP’s for 2 days  |  9 CEC’s/PDP’s  for 3 days

**CEC’s are allocated to content  that remains within the Registered Exercise Professional Scope of Practice**





Our speakers

Meet our globally renowned speakers

Eric Helms

Co-Founder of Team 3DMJ

In addition to being a cofounder and doing limited coaching, Eric Helms PhD, CSCS is the Chief Science Officer of Team 3D Muscle Journey. 3DMJ is a collective dedicated to providing community support, high quality coaching, and evidence based information to the drug-free lifting community. He ensures 3DMJ stays up to date with best practice and acts as a science communicator, helping lifters find sustainable pathways to high performance.

    James Krieger

    Founder of Weightology

    James Krieger is the founder of Weightology.  He has a Master’s degree in Nutrition from the University of Florida and a second Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Washington State University.  He is the former research director for a corporate weight management program that treated over 400 people per year, with an average weight loss of 40 pounds in 3 months.  His former clients include the founder of Sylvan Learning Centers and The Little Gym, the vice president of Costco, and a former vice president of MSN.

      Mike Israetel

      Co-Founder Renaissance Periodization

      A cofounder of Renaissance Periodization, Dr. Mike Israetel​ holds a PhD in Sport Physiology from East Tennessee State University. Formerly a professor of Exercise and Sport Science in the School of Public Health at Temple University in Philadelphia, Mike has taught several courses, including Nutrition for Public Health, Advanced Sports Nutrition and Exercise, and Nutrition and Behavior.

        Martin MacDonald

        CEO of The Mac-Nutrition Collective

        Martin is a clinical performance nutritionist, motivational speaker, educator and CEO of The Mac-Nutrition Collective, a syndicate of companies dedicated to the furthering and promotion of evidence-based nutrition. Short version: he’s an evidence-based troll on Instagram and Facebook.

Previously a university lecturer and practicing Registered Nutritionist, holding a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and postgraduates in Sports Nutrition and Clinical Nutrition, Martin’s work turned predominantly to consultancy work. He worked with both individuals and organisations, teams and governing bodies such as Universal Pictures, Derby County FC and British Weight Lifting.

          Gabrielle Fundaro

          Consultant at Renaissance Periodization

          Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro, CISSN, CHC, is a Renaissance Periodization consultant, ISSN-certified sport nutritionist, and ACE-certified health coach. Dr. Fundaro combines her knowledge of nutrition and motivational interviewing techniques to promote intrinsic motivation and behavior change in clients to facilitate long-term weight management and healthy lifestyles. She believes in the importance of a plant-centric diet in addition to regular, enjoyable physical activity and cognitive exercises as part of a sustainable lifestyle free from the chronic dieting mindset. She has taught a variety of courses related to nutrition for performance and health, anatomy and physiology, and macronutrient metabolism.

            Menno Henselmans

            Owner at Performance University

            A former business consultant specialized in advanced statistical data analysis, the best decision of Menno’s life was trading his company car to follow his passion in fitness and become a digital nomad. Menno now helps serious strength trainees get the most out of their physique through online coaching, international public speaking events and scientific publications. 

              Brian Minor

              Founder of BDMinor Coaching

              Brian is a coach, educator, and athlete. He has his Masters Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University, and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Brian owns and operates BDMinor Coaching, and has worked with hundreds of individuals around the world helping them improve their body composition and get stronger. His clientele range from weekend warriors to elite level powerlifters and physique sport athletes.

                Danny Lennon

                Founder of Sigma Nutrition

                Danny Lennon is the founder of Sigma Nutrition, a company providing educational media content on evidence-based nutrition. Of this content, Danny is perhaps most well-known for being the host the top-ranked podcast, Sigma Nutrition Radio, which has over three million downloads to date. Danny Lennon has a master’s degree (MSc.) in Nutritional Sciences from University College Cork, Ireland. He also has a BSc. in biology and physics. 

                  James Hoffman

                  Consultant for Renaissance Periodization

                  Dr. James Hoffmann holds a PhD in Sport Physiology and is a consultant for Renaissance Periodization. James has co-authored several books and a textbook on the practices of training, nutrition, and recovery strategies for sport. He is also the former Program Director of the Exercise and Sport Science program and the women’s Rugby team coach at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.

                    Jeff Nippard

                    BSc in Biochemistry/Chemistry

                    Jeff is a professional natural bodybuilder and powerlifter. Jeff’s Youtube channel combines exercise and nutritional science with personal experience to relay evidence-based principles to the public and has gathered a fan-base of over 900,000 subscribers.

                    With a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry, Jeff has gathered the requisite scientific knowledge to compliment his practical experience acquired through training and coaching.

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                      Yes, please request in writing to advising current ticket on hand and what you wish to upgrade too.

                      No recording devices are permitted at either Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre of JPS Health and Fitness whilst there are presentations.

                      However, all presenter slides will be emailed to you after the event.

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                      The location for the Private Meet & Greet and VIP Dinner will be announced in early 2019.

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                      Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre –

                      JPS Health & Fitness – Airport West – 77C Matthews Avenue, Airport West 3042 (on-site and street parking available)

                      At this stage there are no one day ticket options available.