TJ's Gym Weekly News 11/29/2018

TURKEY workout 2018 is in the books!

Thank you all for coming out to sweat it out Thanksgiving morning! We had another fabulous crew of more than 100 of you, complete with more kids than ever actually joining in the workout. We continue to be grateful and feel fortunate to be able to do this work with our community. Thank you all, and here’s to happy, healthy, and safe holiday season for us all!

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 11/21/2018

Tomorrow is our 13th-annual Thanksgiving Workout, and we are feeling extra grateful for people like Rip, who continue to be a part of our community—workout after workout, event after event, year after year. We look forward to seeing you all, rain or shine, at Redwood at 8am. Please be sure that any non-member guests coming with you RSVP to Jessica and fill out our online waiver TODAY. Thanks, and Happy Thanksgiving!

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 11/15/2018

OUR HEARTS ARE WITH THE VICTIMS OF THE FIRES AND OUR STRENGTH IS WITH THE FIREFIGHTERS.

As we deal with the poor air quality around the Bay, we think of those suffering far worse than we are. If you have concerns about exercising in these conditions, please consult your physician and/or use your best judgment. We will remain open and suggest that you take whatever precautions you see fit, including not exercising if that’s what you feel is best for you.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 11/8/2018

You may have had Alex Pino as a sub for one of your classes at the gym during the past few months. We are pleased to announce that Alex is officially on our schedule now, working around his firefighting schedule and coaching the Sunday morning classes in Mill Valley. Please check out his bio on our Coach page, and give Alex a warm welcome when you attend your first class with him!

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TJ’s Gym Weekly News 11/1/2018

Long-time Mill Valley member, Theo, has been dealing with a nagging neck issue, diligently doing his accessory work and specialized programming to get healthy. It’s working! It’s never easy to be less than 100%, but we can almost always get you back there if you reach out for help!

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TJ’s Gym Weekly News 10/25/2018

Just a short couple of years ago, John was flattened by a serious ski accident. It was a long journey back, but he’s been on the other side now for so long that it’s easy to forget the dark days. Let John be your inspiration if you’re fighting back from an injury! Put in the work, keep the faith, and you can be like John!

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TJ’s Gym Weekly News 10/18/2018

Cole (17) has been a TJ’s Mill Valley member since 2015. He recently completed a 65-mile backpacking trek as part of his high school TEAM program, a super-cool option in the Tam High District incorporating outdoor education in a big way. Congratulations, Cole, and way to crush it with your hard-earned functional fitness!

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TJ’s Gym Weekly News 10/11/2018

Last month, Hamilton hit his 10-year anniversary at TJ’s Gym. This guys is a true model of how to be in it for your health and wellness for the long haul. Hit him up if you have questions about how he’s kept himself engaged in the process for as long as he has. He might mention that wrangling his badass wife, Jennifer, in the gym was all part of the plan. Congrats, Ham!

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 09/13/2018

Glen has been at this thing for quite awhile. True model of consistency and getting the job done, week after week, year after year. Rumor has it that his father-in-law will be joining our new Legends program, making this a three-generation family affair for Glen and his wife, Stephanie, whose daughter, Brynn, is also a TJ's athlete. Very cool!

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 09/06/2018

It's ALMOST Rodeo time! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3rd, 2018 at TJ's San Rafael. That's right, the Rodeo is back with a few changes this year, making this a true community event. With the input of your coaches, we (Allison TJ are the ones to whom you can complain if you don't win) will create evenly-matched teams of THREE (one woman, two men) to take part in THREE workouts over the course of 90 minutes. ALL LEVELS ARE WELCOME! We will design the workouts so every team member has something to contribute, and every team member has a specific role.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 08/30/2018

There have been lots of questions about the Make-It-Happen program I'm asking you to join, so here's an idea of what I'm trying to accomplish with this one. We ask you to do hard stuff in here. We want you doing complicated core-to-extremity movements performed at uncomfortable intensities. We want you committing to a lifestyle that will spark your hormonal systems to create long-lasting changes in body fat, bone density, and lean body mass. These changes will give you a massive advantage in the fight against aging and chronic disease.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 08/16/2018

We are super grateful to have Lars back in the gym after a major bike wreck a few weeks ago. While it has not been scientifically proven, we are pretty sure his fitness helped. Stay safe, Lars! Great to see you doing so well! P.S. Be like Lars and always wear a helmet.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 08/10/2018

I'm taking the blog in a little different direction this week. The most interesting stories are the ones that happen right here in our own community.  Every once in a while, I think it will be cool to drop in a quick video about someone in our program whom you all might find as motivating as I do.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 08/03/2018

Todd, in green, turned 50 a couple of weeks ago, making him living proof that we can turn back the clock. This is the blog theme this week. Again. Happy Birthday, Todd! Keep crushing it.

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TJ's Gym Weekly News 07/24/2018

It may or may not be a coincidence that this photo of the incomparable Jimmy headlines a message about consistency and functionality in training for the long haul and for the enjoyment of retirement.

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