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July 28, 2014

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Working up a sweat: Thousands take to the Strip for an early morning calorie burn

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Stephen R. Sylvanie / Special to the Sun

Les Mills PUMP trainers Joel Freeman and Jericho McDuffie leap into the air while leading a fitness session before a gathered crowd of thousands of exercise enthusiasts near the MGM Conference Center for a morning workout on Saturday morning as part of Coach Summit 2013.

Super Group Workout

Emma Leffler, of Weatherford, Oklahoma, gets into a pace set by international fitness trainer Tony Horton as thousands of exercise enthusiasts gathered for a work out near the MGM Conference Center on Saturday morning. Launch slideshow »

It was a whopper weekend workout.

Led by a cast of celebrity fitness trainers, thousands of gym rats took part this morning in a live workout on the back lot of the MGM Grand. The celebrity trainers included Tony Horton, inventor of P90X; Shaun T, of Insanity; Chalene Johnson, of TurboFire; and Leandro Carvalho, of Brazil Butt Lift.

Workout participants included health coaches from TeamBeachbody.com, a fitness and health website for people hoping to lose weight.

More than 7,000 people were expected to take part.

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