2018 Gold’s Gym Challenge Winner: Paul Breitenbach

34 Pounds and 11 Total Inches Lost | Gold's Gym Poughkeepsie (Lagrange), NY

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Why did you sign up for the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Paul: Because I knew the Challenge would deliver the success I needed to better myself. I felt it would be the best program to improve my condition, develop strength, lose weight and look and feel better.

What’s the best part of completing the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Paul: Finishing it, seeing the great results and making lifestyle changes.

What would you tell someone if they asked you why you should join the Gold’s Gym Challenge?
Paul: The program was excellent and a great way to be held accountable. The staff motivates you to push yourself to reach your maximum potential.

What is your gym mantra?
Paul: “We Can Do This!” That was a common statement my wife Christine and I would say because we did the Challenge together.

Favorite thing to do at the gym?
Paul: I enjoy mixing weight training and using the various cardio equipment.

Best fitness (motivational) tip you received?
Paul: To push yourself a little bit further each day you are at the gym.

Favorite meal:
Paul: Ravioli with marinara sauce on cheat days.

Fun fact about yourself:
Paul: I enjoy meeting new people and finding common interests.



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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