THE GARDENS OF JB 8 months ago, Jungle Brothers moved to a new location. Much larger than our previous residence, we had to work tirelessly on making this space as accommodating as we could for our members whilst on a tight budget. Our gym is now operating well and even though the space will never […]Read More..
What metrics are you measuring your training by, and how could taking the approach of quality over quantity improve your results on the gym and in life? We talk quality movement, the human obsession with high-level performance, and why we should ask for moreRead More..
Now We Need To Cook This Shit Cooking wise I like to make it as easy as possible on myself. I also like slow cooked, tender meats because they’re delicious and nutrient dense There’s two weapons i use most in the kitchen – my slow cooker and my pressure cooker The pressure cooker i’ve […]Read More..
The boys catch up after a short hiatus to discuss recent events – Paul’s almost fully ruptured Achilles, the JB Garden Blitz, and the tribe carving up the slopes on the tribe recent ski trip. Many takeaways in this one from the world of permaculture, injury management, and managing training while on holidaysRead More..
I speak to my members about this a lot, particularly those who do our Performance Nutriton Program, so I decided to just pump out a big ass blog detailing the steps i use to eat clean, healthy, delicious meals without breaking my own balls each week! This post will have two parts First thing to […]Read More..
Facing the fact that you’re not very good at something is tough Pretty much every new member at our gym goes through this at some point… Whether it’s feeling completely out of their depth at the bodyweight strength work and locomotion in a Jungle-Nastics class…. Or being uncoordinated with the finer technicalities in our Lift […]Read More..
We get our Specialist Movement Coach Marko on the mic talking all aspects of his movement journey. From his early days pushing weights, to becoming a movement weapon under the tutelage of Ido Portal, through to his recent experience with post viral fatigue After dedicating years to a rigorous training program, including bodyweight, acro, handstands and […]Read More..
Jungle-Nastics Cycle 5 (5 weeks) This program is all about bodyweight strength development, so think handstands, calisthenics, flexibility, and a little bit of acro. I would say this class is by far the most challenging on offer at JB – purely because it’s dealing with a lot of dynamic, complex movement patterns. Some newbies find […]Read More..
Is it cycle 5 already? Man, this year is moving quick So a quick breakdown for any first time readers here – we offer some crazy number of different programs in our gym, around 7 or 8. I program three of these: Strength & Movement, Jungle-Nastics and Grappling The purpose here is to break down […]Read More..
Bodyweight training is notoriously challenging. It requires many physical attributes such as mobility, strength, coordination and confidence. In this episode we discuss the most commonly faced challenges we see here in the gym and how to deal with them. We also go into why we believe it’s an integral part of any healthy humans training […]Read More..
Injuries are an inevitable part of the training process. How you manage them can be the difference between a life of sub-standard physicality, or continued training success and enjoyment. Joey and Tee get into the nitty gritty on injuries and how they manage them within the gym and in their own lives. The boys discuss […]Read More..
Mat demon and JB Specialist grappling Coach – Dave Brooksbank – joins the boys to talk about his journey to back belt. From his early days getting his ass kicked as a blue belt by Joey, to becoming a mat assassin and sought after coach Sydney-wide, this one is full of great insights on life […]Read More..
Continuing on from last weeks episode, Pauly rejoins the mix, and the boys explore their personal upbringings and how this has shaped their beliefs around food. They talk on ‘The Big 4’ truths when it comes to managing your nutrition and go into the practical side of eating well for the average punterRead More..
Have You Got The Wrong Perspective On Exercise? I’ve had a billion conversations with people who want to get back on top of their health and fitness. In these chats i’ll generally hear something along the lines of – ’I really need to start exercising because; i’m getting fat / injured / old / […]Read More..
The first JB Tribecast! > >These short, sharp episodes are targeted exclusively at the members of the JB community. They provide education that goes beyond the gym walls and enrich the JB experience In todays episode we chat with our new Weightlifting Coach – Yasi Carter. From her early beginnings as a Crossfitter, to international […]Read More..
AKA the split wizard, Emmet Louis has returned to the Jungle Brothers for his second international workshop tour. After a full weekend reaching new levels of contortion under his cruel tutelage, the boys got him on the mic for another episode. Once again, it was packed full of golden nuggets for any aspiring trainee of […]Read More..
Gyms were born out a redundant model of training. Bodybuilding Think about it, before the 80s bodybuilding boom featuring legends like Arnold and Franco, regular people weren’t really gymming. There were gymnasiums and weights rooms for athletes, but the 9-6pm corporate warrior looking to drops some KG and put on some muscle wasn’t hanging out […]Read More..
There’s a few questions we get asked quite a bit… I’m hoping this post covers those big ticket items that pop up all the time If we hit the nail on the head for a question you’ve been wanting to ask please let us know in the comments… If there’s something we haven’t covered throw […]Read More..