Member Spotlight – Robin Turner

Congratulations to Robin for being November’s Member Spotlight!!  Amazing Job!


I moved from my hometown of Buffalo, NY to Jersey City in August 2017. This transition was tough for me. My father recently passed of Esophageal Cancer and I was about to start a new life in a different city. My father’s death had an impact on my health. My autoimmune disease began to flare and I wasn’t working out as much. I made the decision that when I moved, I was going to start doing things for myself. Making myself happy. Working out is my happiness. I was ready to start over.

In September 2017, my husband and I went to the All About Downtown Street Fair. This is where I met Coach Daris and Coach Cait. JCF had all the right things to offer including great sessions, great people and nutritional support. I was eager to get back into my healthy routine and started with a JCF challenge. From there, I became a member.

Success for me is my STRENGTH, both mentally and physically. Physically, I see a difference in my body, but the thing that makes it worth it is my general health. This program has also helped alleviate most of my autoimmune and depression symptoms. For me, that is SUCCESS.

To be 100% honest, my biggest struggle is jealousy. I am so jealous of the devotion some of these members put in. I see it day in and day out. I aspire to be as strong and ambitious as they are. However, this struggle has pushed me to be the best that I can be. And for that, I am grateful.

Furthermore, struggles are real. They can consume us, but they are manageable. Some of my past struggles include anorexia, depression, the death of my father and an autoimmune disease. Once I conquered anorexia, anxiety and depression, I ran a marathon. Once I found out I had an autoimmune disease I chose to eat clean. And after my father died, I chose JCF.

As I’ve said it before, I want to be the best “ME”. In order to do that, I needed a gym that would hold me accountable. I don’t want to be just a number, I want to be a part of the community. JCF is that community.

Even though I am happy where I am, I can achieve more. The best me is still a work in progress. As for my future, I’d love to become more than just a member. I want to learn, to guide and support the fitness community. I’m hoping it will be for JCF. Again, a work in progress.

To be the best you, make yourself happy. JCF gives you the tools to make this happen. It offers the best coaches, the best sessions and the best community. In their words…. BETTER BODY AND BETTER LIFE.

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