Athlete of the MonthApril

Brad Schoenfeld

How old / young are you? 52 What is your occupation? Attorney When did you join Widespread Fitness? May 2022 Why did you decide to give Widespread Fitness a try? Wanted to get back into shape and didn’t want a high pressure, intimidating environment. What was your athletic background before starting? Recreational sports (e.g. skiing, golf, basketball) and periodic fitness classes What changes in your health, physique, and overall performance have you seen since starting? Definitely am a lot stronger and have better form (e.g. less rounding of my back). Still need to lose my belly, but that’s definitely more a function of my eating habits. What advice would you give to someone with regards to starting? Just do it. Don’t worry about what you can and cannot do. You will be supported and not judged. What is your favorite and least favorite exercises / movement? Favorite – back squats; Least favorite – burpees What is your most memorable moment so far? Bench pressing what I did 30 years ago. What do you like to do outside of the gym? Golf, skiing, hiking, spending time with my family What is your favorite “cheat” food or meal? Mexican food What is something people would be surprised to know about you? I proposed to my wife Kelly on our 4th date after only spending 11 days together (although it was 11 days over a 3 month period – long distance). Celebrating our 25th anniversary this year. Who or what inspires you the most? My beautiful wife Kelly What is one goal you would like to accomplish? Get fitter (including losing weight)

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