Monday, May 20, 2013
With the long flight to Peru behind us. It was time to get our bikes put back together. We built our bikes (with a little help from Richard as usual) and the headed out for an urban cruise in Lima. Holy crap the drivers are crazy. I think that urban spin will likely end up being the most dangerous ride we do… We capped off day one with an amazing dinner at Astrid and Gaston (rated in the top 50 restaurants in the world). I went ‘local’ and had the Guinea Pig. Delicious. …Continue reading »
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Congratulations to the many GWA trainers, clients, and independent trainers who completed either the BMO full or half marathon.
Al Horkoff, Grant Bell, Troy Dalton, Kate Pecknold, Eric Dasti
Gareth Sine, Alison Meredith, Pargol Lakhan, Susan McGowan, Cherie Mah, Devon Goldstein, Francis De Santos, Jo Peter
Here are a few personal accounts: …Continue reading »
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to our Auction the Trainer event this past Friday. It was a blast. As usual there were great costumes, some hardcore training sessions, and a successful charity fund raising drive. When the dust settles we’ll have raised over $5000 for Athletics for Kids. Good times. …Continue reading »
Monday, March 11, 2013
It was a beautiful weekend for racing. …Continue reading »
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Friday April 5th is the date of our 6th annual charity and client appreciation event. As usual the evening promises some fantastic auction prizes, a few drinks, some pay back for your favorite trainer, and a whole lot of fun. We will be supporting Athletics for Kids again this year. Thanks to your generosity we have been able to donate over $30,000 to various charities over the past 5 years. …Continue reading »
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Al has put together a killer KB (Kettle Bell) circuit for you to try. This is not for the faint of heart. Please ensure you are doing the exercises with proper technique. If you need help come down and see us… …Continue reading »
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Want to try a dynamite at home workout? GWA Calorie Blast was created for you by the trainers at Groundwork Athletics. You’ll have to excuse the video as we aren’t professional videographers, but I guarantee this workout will make you sweat. All you need is a bit of space and a set of dumbbells. …Continue reading »
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
This past weekend myself (Troy) and four friends (Kyle, Tim, Alsi, Klyner) went on a snowshoe adventure into Garabaldi Lake between Squamish and Whistler. What a time, below is my account with tons of photo’s and captions!
Friday 5:15 am–Wake up. Well that stings when you usually roll out of bed at 9am. I had to get up and at it to take care of a few finishing touches and fuel up for a long day. Kyle arrived, as he promised, at 6:07 am. Two more guys to pick up and away we go.
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Thursday, January 3, 2013
It is definitely that time of year again. If you are planning on setting health and fitness goals January seems to be the time to start. Seeing as the Mayan’s were wrong and the world didn’t end along with 2012, I can’t believe that there are any reasonable excuses left for not setting some health/fitness goals.
Goal setting is an extremely powerful tool that I have personally found to be very effective in both business and in my personal health and fitness. In order to be effective however the goals you set need a degree of thought and must avoid certain pitfalls. …Continue reading »