2018 Gold’s Gym Challenge Winner: Jessica Wise

41.5 Pounds and 24 Total Inches Lost | Gold's Gym Clifton, CO

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Why did you sign up for the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Jessica: I just had my third baby and got very sick with that pregnancy. My health was bad – very high blood pressure, blurred vision, and constant migraines. I wanted more from life and for my family.

What’s the best part of completing the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Jessica: I felt like I could do anything. I have never done anything like this before and I wanted to see what else I could do that I wasn’t able to do before.

What would you tell someone if they asked you why you should join the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Jessica: I would say why not? What do you have to lose? You can only gain from this experience.

What is your gym mantra?
Jessica: I wanted a better life. I didn’t want to be in pain anymore. I wanted to feel good about my body.

Favorite thing to do at the gym?
Jessica: I love lifting weights and the classes are the best.

Best fitness (motivational) tip you received?
Jessica: What kept me going was having others notice my body was changing and feeling the health benefits.

Favorite meal:
Jessica: I love making homemade turkey meatballs with veggie pasta.

Fun fact about yourself:
Jessica: I am a mother of three and used to foster teenagers.



What started out in 1965 as a small gym in Venice Beach, California has since become the most well-known and traditional fitness company in the world – Gold’s Gym. Over the last 55 years, Gold’s Gym has developed into a global brand with over 600 locations spanning 6 continents. Bodybuilding greats such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno and Franco Columbu worked out at the original Gold’s Gym, which went on to become the most legendary gym in the world. In the fitness industry, the brand enjoys cult status and universal appeal with 96% aided brand awareness. In 2020, the RSG Group acquired Gold’s Gym and integrated the brand into its portfolio, making it the global leader in the fitness sector.

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