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The JB Members Creed [Nourish Yourself]
The JB Members Creed [Nourish Yourself]BLOG #LIFESTYLE14th April 2020Our Members Creed is a simple text which outlines the core values[...]
Rest & Recovery 2/5: Nutrition (Eating)
Rest & Recovery 2/5: Nutrition (Eating) What is Optimal Nutrition?In simple terms, it’s eating in a way that is inline with[...]
Rest & Recovery: Seminar Recap 1/5
Rest & Recovery: Seminar Recap 1/5 This series is a written recap of the Rest and Recovery Seminar, presented at[...]
What Is A.R.T?
What Is A.R.T?Guest post by our in-house ART Practitioner - Jarrod ThatcherHi all, Jarrod hereI thought it would be a[...]
Small Hinges Shift Large Doors
Small Hinges Shift Large DoorsI want to introduce you to a guy called RobRob has trained at jungle Brothers for[...]
Playing The Long Game
Playing The Long GameThere's a real tendency for us humans to want things to happen immediately...I’m often made aware of[...]
Our 2018 Member Of The Year
Our 2018 Member Of The YearBelow is a transcript of JB Joeys ‘Member of The Year’ speech from the 2018[...]
What We Actually Do (It’s More Than You Think…)
What We Actually Do (It's More Than You Think...)This ain’t a gym.It’s called a gym, so you know what goes[...]
Inquiry Into The Physical Body – Guest Post By Coach Fanny
Inquiry Into The Physical Body - Guest Post By Coach FannyOne of the most essential things to learn in life[...]
Why Exercise Is Harder At 30
Why Exercise Is Harder At 30*Taken from a popular Facebook post we made last monthThat frustrating training drop-off that happens[...]
Gym Newbie Survival: What To Do With The 5 Minutes Before A Class Starts
Gym Newbie Survival: What To Do With The 5 Minutes Before A Class StartsWhen you own a gym you obviously[...]
How Our Tribe Turned A Neglected Car Park Into A Garden Paradise
How Our Tribe Turned A Neglected Car Park Into A Garden ParadiseTHE GARDENS OF JB8 months ago, Jungle Brothers moved[...]
How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 2
How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 2Now We Need To Cook This Shit Cooking[...]
How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 1
How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 1I speak to my members about this[...]
Dealing With The Newbie Struggle
Dealing With The Newbie StruggleFacing the fact that you’re not very good at something is toughPretty much every new member[...]
PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Jungle-Nastics, Cycle 5, 2018
PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Jungle-Nastics, Cycle 5, 2018Jungle-NasticsCycle 5 (5 weeks)This program is all about bodyweight strength development, so think handstands, calisthenics,[...]
PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Strength & Movement, Cycle 5, 2018
PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Strength & Movement, Cycle 5, 2018Is it cycle 5 already? Man, this year is moving quickSo a quick[...]
It’s OK To Hate Exercise
It's OK To Hate ExerciseHave You Got The Wrong Perspective On Exercise? I've had a billion conversations with people who want[...]
WHY THE GYM FAILED YOU
WHY THE GYM FAILED YOUGyms were born out a redundant model of training. BodybuildingThink about it, before the 80s bodybuilding[...]
FAQ: Jungle Brothers Strength & Movement
FAQ: Jungle Brothers Strength & MovementThere's a few questions we get asked quite a bit...I'm hoping this post covers those[...]
Taking Training To The Next Level At The JB Retreat
Without a doubt the most common question I get when talking to people who want to come to this event is - "But Will I Be Fit Enough?"
6 Common Causes Of Injury… & How To Avoid Them
6 Common Causes Of Injury… & How To Avoid ThemBeing a competitive BJJ practitioner for 9 years, spending years throwing[...]
Integrating JBs Into Your Life
​Our Tribe is tight-knit, supportive and hungry for development
Turbocharge Your Gains With This Free Program
THIS IS AN INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM.. If you're a total beginner we don't recommend this program for you.
Why Training For Aesthetics Sucks
..focussing strictly on how you look as the measurement of the effectiveness of your training is not only fucking boring, it's narcissistic, mentally un-healthy, and short lived in it's potency.
Would You Travel As Far As Jayden For Your Gym?
Would You Travel As Far As Jayden For Your Gym?Meet JaydenMate of mine for over a year now, and JB[...]
The 5 Best Strength Exercises For BJJ
The 5 Best Strength Exercises For BJJThe strength and conditioning world is huge..Everyone's got an opinion for you.. Even people[...]
The Optimal Recovery Cheat Sheet
The Optimal Recovery Cheat SheetWhether you train hard in the gym or on the mats, optimal recovery should be your top priority.."You're[...]
3 Essential Stretches For Tight Jiu Jitsu Players
3 Essential Stretches For Tight Jiu Jitsu PlayersBJJ players get into some gnarly positions when rolling.. How is it then,[...]
YOUR MONEY OR YOUR HEALTH. IS YOUR PROFESSION HURTING YOUR HEALTH?
Your Money Or Your Health. Is Your Profession Hurting You?Making money has never been a problem for me  I'm lucky enough[...]
Supercharging Your Performance – Breathing Like A Warrior
Supercharging Your Performance - Breathing Like A Warrior“Regulate the breathing and thereby control the mind” BKS IyengarBreathing is one of[...]
Why the Jungle Brothers didnt seek refuge under the umbrella of an Affiliate or Franchise.
Why the Jungle Brothers didn't seek refuge under the umbrella of an Affiliate or Franchise. Opening a first time start up[...]
“What’s Your Thoughts On Crossfit..?”
"What's Your Thoughts On Crossfit..?"I get asked this question a lot..I guess it's a juicy one because i run a[...]
AVOID THE FAT DAD TRAP WITH 5 SIMPLE STEPS.
AVOID THE FAT DAD TRAP WITH 5 SIMPLE STEPS.  According to recent studies, Men who become fathers experience weight gain and an[...]
Are You A Broken Man?
Are You A Broken Man?Are YOUR energy levels during training feeling a little lower than usual ALL the time?Do YOU[...]
Eating Like a Jungle Brother.. A Look at NUTRITION
Eating Like a Jungle Brother.. A Look at NUTRITIONLet's start with the basics..The three main Macro Nutrients --three main nutrients[...]
Developing Habits To Ensure Success
Developing Habits To Ensure SuccessAt least once a week, someone in our gym asks me -“ What else should I[...]
“How Much Should I Be Training…..?”
"How Much Should I Be Training.....?"This is something I get asked frequently by newer members of our tribe.There is an[...]
I Couldn’t Even Do A Handstand Against The Wall
I Couldn't Even Do A Handstand Against The WallIf You Have Ever Wanted To Do A Handstand This Could Be The[...]
The JB Model Of Progress
The JB Model Of ProgressFollowing on from a recent post i wrote on Movement Complexity i want to break down how[...]
Movement Complexity, and why YOU need to embrace it
Movement Complexity, and why YOU need to embrace it“Most of the ‘fitness’ world does not understand the principle of ‘Movement[...]
A Guide To JB Programming
A Guide To JB ProgrammingIt's important to us that you have an active understanding in the process of your own[...]
How To Set & ACTUALLY Achieve Your Goals
How To Set & ACTUALLY Achieve Your GoalsIf I'm really honest about my qualification as Personal Trainer (I really hate[...]
Unlocking The Pull Up
Unlocking The Pull UpThe Pull up. The king of upper body exercises according to many. Then of course there is its[...]
Are You a Jungle Brother?
Are You a Jungle Brother?We are sick of watching a toxic fitness industry destroy people's hopes and dreams.We are tired[...]
My one night stand…..with food
My one night stand.....with foodMany years ago I had a food affair that lasted about 1 week.She was beautiful.A friend[...]
True grit!!!
True grit!!!Today was the City to Surf race in Sydney. Thousands of people flock to the CBD to run 14km[...]
Happiness vs Meaning
Happiness Vs MeaningI recently read the following article. The article explains that life with out meaning and only happiness is[...]
Eating for fat loss
Eating for fat lossLast week at Uni I performed a sub max steady state exercise test on a ergo bike[...]
Preparing for fat loss
Preparing for fat lossOne of the keys to good nutrition is being prepared. The ever ready Boy Scouts live by[...]
Herding: to gain better health
Herding: to gain better healthEver notice how animals like to herd together?It's a good idea when your likely to be[...]
A Jungle Brother goes Bush
Last weekend i went bush, and loved it!! I always love going bush; turning the phone off, leaving the city,[...]
Give me my meat!!
Give me my meat!!The last few weeks, months I have been thinking about what we eat and how we eat.[...]
It all started in 1977
It all started in 1977Im sure you have noticed that every few years the health experts change their minds about[...]
Telomeres-Are your shoe laces fraying early?
Telomeres-Are your shoe laces fraying early?What are Telomeres?Everyone knows what DNA is, essentially its the stuff that programs your cells[...]
Success is in the marshmallow
Success is in the marshmallowI recently came across a study into deferred gratification.This is the ability to resist a temptation[...]
GeoQuest
GeoQuestAs many of you may already know, i compete in adventure racing and I love it!It's tough and brutal, you[...]
The North Face 100. Part 2
Here it is....the silver belt buckle. This damn piece of metal kept me going for 13 hrs and 28mins. I knew that i had to do 7-8 km per hour to get under 14hrs and that meant that i could not stop. It was going to be a big call but as we started and i saw the first 10km go past in about an hour i knew that i had to make time on the front end of the course while i was fresh.If i was able to run faster then my planned pace at the start then i would have time to spare at the back half.
The North Face 100
The North Face 100At 6:58am on Saturday the 18th may I will be heading off into the sunrise for a[...]
JB M.I.A
JB M.I.AThis is a little section for the dedicated Jungle Brothers and Sisters who are presently MIA due to work[...]
Inaugural Met-Endurance Trek was a burning success!
Inaugural Met-Endurance Trek was a burning success!Just a quick recap -The Metabolic Endurance Trek was unreal! Thanks to all those[...]
Are You Over Stimulated?
Are You Over Stimulated?Do you find it hard to lose weight, sleep at night, or squeeze out a poo? Are you[...]
JOE’S ALL EARS – Training While Injured or Ill
JOE'S ALL EARS - Training While Injured or IllWelcome to J-Bro Joey's spot-column aptly named not only because of his[...]
Unpleasant training faces ;={
Unpleasant training faces ;={2013 is the year of the ugly face. A little humility is always good for camaraderie.If you're training hard[...]