Athlete of the MonthMay

Chris Norton

How old / young are you? 36 What is your occupation? People Operations and Recruiting When did you join Widespread Fitness? May 2021 Why did you decide to give Widespread Fitness a try? Needed to get in shape for my Wedding! What was your athletic background before starting? College Baseball and trying to stay in shape after! Did a few triathlons too. What changes in your health, physique, and overall performance have you seen since starting? Stronger. My functional strength is better than it has ever been in my life! House projects, loading the truck and working on anything in the yard has become so much easier. What advice would you give to someone with regards to starting? Take it one step at a time and listen to your coaches. You’re capable of more than you think so push yourself. What is your favorite and least favorite exercises / movement? Favorite: Plate-to-Overhead / Least: Toes-to-Bar What is your most memorable moment so far? The anniversary party and doing partner workouts with my wife Julie. What do you like to do outside of the gym? Watch movies, go on hikes with Julie and our two dogs Kona and Sydney and go on trips and enjoy the beautiful place we live. What is your favorite “cheat” food or meal? Pizza and Candy What is something people would be surprised to know about you? Chris OG is actually my father. Who or what inspires you the most? My Wife What is one goal you would like to accomplish? Bar muscle-ups and work on my flexibility! I need to start going to Yoga on Sundays.