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Julie Patula - Pro Figure
Julie Patula

Julie Patula - Pro Figure

Personal: Married, no children

Place of Birth: Johnstown, PA


Facebook: julie.patula

State (residence): Pennsylvannia

Available For Posing Exhibitions and/or Seminars: Yes

Occupation: Health and Physical Education teacher

Hobbies: I love going to the gym, running, biking, hiking (anything outdoors), house decorating, and reading

Favorite Movie: Bridesmaids

Favorite Band: I love almost all music, especially country

Favorite Performer: Britney Spears :-)

Food: Wings

Training Since: 2012

Year Turned PRO: 2016

Height: 5' 3" Weight: Preshow 113 Weight: Show 109

Education: College Graduate

Best Body Part: Abs and back

Most Challenging Body Part: Quads

Favorite Exercise: Lateral raises and lat pulldowns

Least Favorite Exercise: Bulgarian split squats

Traits You Admire Most In Others: Determination and willpower

Traits You Admire Most In Yourself: Passion and dedication to set and reach goals. I try to help others in any way possible.

2016 NGA East Coast Natural Pro/Am:
1st Place Debut Figure
1st Place Novice Figure
1st Place Open figure

BIO: I would first like to start out by saying I am an extremely blessed woman. I have the best husband and family anyone could ask for and I thank my Lord for that everyday. I strive to be a faithful person and I try to bring out the best in myself and those around me. I believe life is all about becoming the best version of yourself physically, mentally, and spiritually and that is where fitness comes in for me. Fitness has always been a part of my life even since I was a young teenager. I started out as an avid runner and progressed more into the weight training and that is where my passion and goals flourished. I get so much joy out of pushing my body to the limit and testing my level of discipline. My favorite author, Matthew Kelly, quoted "The level of your happiness is determined by your level of discipline", and I couldn't agree more. After several years of contemplating competing, I finally decided to do my first figure competition. I competed in September of 2016 at the NGA East Coast Natural and won first place in novice, debut, and figure was the start of a true passion and I couldn't be more thankful for the gifts and talents I've been given. I hope to share my talents with the world to help others achieve their goals.

Julie Patula

Julie Patula

Julie Patula

Julie Patula