Meet Patti Goldenson, who has used fitness to reclaim her health and turn her life around.
Q: When did you start CrossFit?A: October 2014
Q: What is the name of your affiliate? Coach/es? A: Forrest Jung, South Bay CrossFit Hermosa Beach
Q: What is your favorite workout?A: Wall balls, front squats and thrusters
Q: Least favorite?A: Fran
Q: What are your favorite movements?A: Front squats and thrusters
Q: Least favorite?A: Pull-ups
Q: What keeps you coming back to the gym?A: My coach, the community, and it makes me feel good.
Q: What's your favorite color?A: Blue
Q: Who is your favorite athlete?A: Michael Phelps
Q: What's your favorite meal?A: Anything Mexican
Q: What's your favorite movie?A: “Iron Giant”
Q: Favorite place you've visited?A: Yosemite
Q: Vanilla or chocolate?A: Chocolate
Q: Cats or dogs?A: Dogs
Q: Beach or mountains?A: Beach and mountains
Q: What's your biggest pet peeve?A: Trash talk
Q: What are three things you'd want to have on a deserted island?A: My best friend, a boat and my dog
Q: What's your biggest guilty pleasure?A: Nachos
Q: What's your favorite sport?A: Swimming
Q: What's something people don't know about you?A: I have a blog that I write
Q: What's your favorite activity outside the box?A: Yoga
Q: What did you want to be when you were growing up?A: A singer
Q: If you could have one superhuman power, what would it be?A: To heal sick people
Q: If you won the lottery, what's the first thing you'd do with the money?A: Share it with my family and go to Hawaii
Q: If you were an animal, what would you be?A: A dolphin
Q: What's the last book you read?A: Wild
Q: What's the one thing you can't live without?A: My family
After struggling with her health for years, surviving cancer and developing type 2 diabetes, Patti Goldenson began her fitness journey that helped her lose 135 pounds.
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