Stephen Penney

November 2017

One of our most dedicated members, Stephen arrives at 12:45pm sharp for his daily workout. In the Fitness Centre, he strives for perfection and loves the energy he feels after his workouts. Stephen always takes the time to say hello to members and staff, is known to encourage others in the Fitness Centre and recently helped a senior member learn to play Pickleball.

"I love working out at the Fitness Centre it is great, but the CGC also offers a wide variety of other activities! There is a pool, a gymnasium, programs and lots of classes!"

  • Where is your hometown?
"Salmon Cove, Newfoundland." 
  • What do you like about the CGC?
"There are many different activities you can participate in and a wide range of equipment you can use.  The staff are also very friendly and the facility is always clean." 
  • What motivates you to maintain an active lifestyle/ why is fitness so important to you? 
"Honestly, I don't really need motivation. I love to workout because it makes me like I'm driving Father Time away."
  • What is your favourite workout routine/ where in the CGC will we find you?
"I don't have a favorite workout routine because I like them all! There is no such thing as a bad workout only the ones you miss."
  • What is your favourite post-workout snack?
"Protein Shake and a banana."
  • What is your favourite food or indulgence?
"My favorite meal will always be salt meat and blueberry duff from Jiggs Dinner."
  • What is your favorite memory of the CGC?
"When I was a part of Team CGC for the 2016 FanFit."
  • What is your go to workout song or what are you listening to right now?
"Thunderstruck by ACDC!"
  • What is your current workout goal or accomplishment since starting at the CGC?
“My goal is to be able to be active and enjoy the great outdoors as long as I can."

Thank you Stephen for your fitness passion and for fostering community spirit at the CGC!  

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