A bit about: Matt Gottschalk

"Has my physical strength improved? Sure. It's the mental toughness that CrossFit truly teaches - and it has improved every aspect of my life."

"Has my physical strength improved? Sure. It's the mental toughness that CrossFit truly teaches - and it has improved every aspect of my life."

WHY DO YOU DO CROSSFIT?

I started CrossFit because it seemed like the most intense workout system out there. That turned out to be true, but I stayed because of the amazing people I met along the way.

HOW HAS CROSSFIT AFFECTED YOU?

Has my physical strength improved? Sure. It's the mental toughness that CrossFit truly teaches--and it has improved every aspect of my life.

WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO KEEP COMING BACK?

The coaches and my friends sweating and swearing alongside of me.

DO YOU HAVE A MOTTO? SOMETHING YOU TELL YOURSELF WHEN YOU'RE FIGHTING THROUGH A WORKOUT? IF SO, WOULD YOU MIND SHARING IT?

I like to pretend that I'm in the movie Speed. If I stop moving then I will f@*king explode and everyone will die.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE WORKOUT OR MOVEMENT?: 

Bicep curls obviously. I also have a soft spot for rowing.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FOOD? 

I go ape sh!t for Benihana.

WHAT'S YOUR POWER SONG? 

Big Gigantic - Get 'Em High

TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOU THAT WE DON'T ALREADY KNOW. 

I'm a triplet

WHAT IS YOUR SPIRIT ANIMAL? 

Pterodactyl