Small Hinges Shift Large Doors

I want to introduce you to a guy called Rob Rob has trained at jungle Brothers for almost 4 years now. Yes, he is one of our OG members. When he started training with us he was working a busy job and he and his wife were raising three kids. He makes it to the […]

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Playing The Long Game

There’s a real tendency for us humans to want things to happen immediately… I’m often made aware of how this desire for ‘fast-gains’ can screw good things up for people… Take someone who’s just started coming our weightlifting class – It’s their first time holding a barbell. They see everyone in the class lifting heavy […]

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Our 2018 Member Of The Year

Below is a transcript of JB Joeys ‘Member of The Year’ speech from the 2018 Tribe Christmas Party. We hope you enjoy —– “Now we’ve come to the most hallowed of the tribe awards… The award that for years we had wished we could give, but could not… As we were too fucking busy preparing […]

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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 down there. Right? Weights, sweat, people getting strong, working hard, all that stuff. You know what happens in gyms, you’ve even been to one before so it’s more or less just like that Right? Wrong… We don’t blame you though. We thought […]

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JBcast #23: How To Be A Beast Over The Holidays… 5 Simple Rules

Christmas time is here, and with it – good food, some drinks, sunburn, and annoying uncles.

Typically this time of year presents a problem for the standard gym-goer… Like most things, we JBs think that’s a load of BS.

We have 5 simple rules we use to retain beast-status over the holidays and return to the gym feeling refreshed, enthused and still lean and strong.

Enjoy fam!

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JBcast #22: Getting Better Results In The Gym Through Down-Regulation

Joey chats with John Marsh a man who’s deeply passionate about helping humans optimise their life through meditation and mindfulness. He’s an interesting feller, having been an Aerospace Engineer, Strength Coach, and Gym Owner. We discuss down-regulation, central nervous system, breathing and meditation. A very worthwhile listen for those who feel like they might benefit from a little more exercise of the mind

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JBcast #21: Learn How Your Mental Health Benefits Physical Gains

Is your mental health stopping you from making gains? Are you giving it the same love and attention you give to your physical health? Is your approach to physical health having negative effects on your mental health? Or is someone close to you struggling with their mind set and your not quite sure how to help a brother or sister in need?

To honour mental health week, our very own psychologist and pain management specialist Anna McDonald sheds light on an otherwise taboo subject.

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JBcast #20: How Training Makes Us Better Humans

We catch up with the motivational powerhouse and monster of positivity – James ‘Tenacity’ Tomlinson. This Melbourne-based human is an elite-Level Strength and Conditioning Coach, Taekwondo black belt, BJJ black belt, and a hell of a guy. We pick his brain on training, living a healthy lifestyle, and being the best damn version of yourself that you can be

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Why Exercise Is Harder At 30

*taken from a popular Facebook post we made last month That frustrating training drop-off that happens around 30 (Or 26, or 32, or somewhere around then…) Training 4 days a week was a no-brainer. Motivation was on tap… Getting up early was easy, so was staying up late… It was the gains gold rush! Then […]

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JBcast #19: Becoming A World Champion Fighter

Joey bros down with World Champion Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete Levi Jones-Leary and up and coming international prospect Ari Tabak. A fascinating chat on chasing the big dream, pushing your personal boundaries and travelling the globe with two young men who are living a deep life at a very young age. Get amped

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JBcast #17: Quality Over Quantity

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 more

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How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 2

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 […]

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JBcast #16: Permaculture, Torn Achilles & Ski Trips

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 holidays

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How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 1

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 […]

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Dealing With The Newbie Struggle

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 […]

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