#71 3 Things We Learned In The Film Industry

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Having spent more than a decade each working in the Film Industry, it taught Joey, Tee and Paul a few things. They discuss their time in the game, zeroing in on the experiences that have contributed to their work ethic and personal growth. You’ll learn some interesting things about the boys in this one – including how Teora’s team became infamously known as ‘The Chippendales’

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#70 Telling The JB Story

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Telling the story of our brand is a constantly evolving process. With three owners at the helm, there is bound to be friction when the role falls on one persons shoulders. The boys sit down to dive into Joey’s role of Marketing the JB brand, travelling from its early days of marketing-ignorance through to the now more considered place of storytelling. 

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#69 Breakdancing, Hip Hop & Starting A Gym

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Tai Mihaere (aka Tydal, aka the Boogie Bandit) is a well travelled Maori breakdancer who’s currently doing the Jungle Brothers Coaching Internship. Tai talks about his journey as a young hungry dancer coming up in New Zealand, eventually making his way to live in Australia. He shares his future plans, including opening his own gym which will be a movement collaborators dream.

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#68 Food & Movement With Paul West

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Paul West is an Author, Chef and TV Presenter. He is most well known for starring in River Cottage Australia where he sets up his own working farm and creates recipes using his own produce. He loves movement, Jiu Jitsu and training barefoot so getting him onto the show for a chat around food, movement and sustainability was a no-brainer. In this episode Paul also lays out his top tips for people looking to start growing and cooking their own produce. Enjoy this one, we had a lot of fun recording it. 

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#67 6 Daily Habits For An Epic Life

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Known mainly for his martial arts and strength coaching expertise, James “Tenacity” Tomlinson is the creator of what he calls ‘The Big 6’. A simple, yet powerful collection of six daily habits he employs personally and with his clients, to craft a life that is purposeful and fulfilling. We sit down with this old friend of Jungle Brothers to discuss the habits and how they can be immediately enacted in anyones life

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#66 Road To Black Belt with Jess Fraser

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Jess Fraser is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, standout International competitor and creator of Australian Girls In Gi. She has walked the line of constant travelling and competing to further her own development, while also creating one of the worlds only female-focussed Jiu Jitsu communities. We talk to her about her epic, ongoing journey, including the wins and struggles along the way

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#65 The Movement Training Evolution

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Movement training is a big part of what we do in our gym… But what does it really mean? We chat with long-time JB Coach and movement-savage, Allan Long, about his journey through the movement realm. We discuss its relevance to the everyday human as well as how it’s evolved over the years.

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#64 Building The Jungle Brothers Gym

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Besides his role as CEO and Head Of Sales, Teora is head of our ‘gym build’ team. He is known throughout the tribe as a creative genius and is capable of bringing people together to accomplish great things… Having just finished one of his most ambitious projects coming out of Covid19, it was the perfect chance to sit down for a chat about how various parts of our gym have been built through the generous contribution of our tribe members

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The JB Members Creed [Nourish Yourself]

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Our Members Creed is a simple text which outlines the core values we hold for our members development. It’s broken down into three key statements: Develop Your Physicality Nourish Yourself Be Part Of Something Bigger Each statement contains its own set of declarations. The declarations are simple, yet when combined and expressed on a consistent […]

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Doing A Lot With A Little

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You don’t have to train 5 days per week to get great results in the gym Often times, the people who you see training up a storm on their instagram and making all the rapid gains are the same ones who fall off the wagon six months down the track… The thing we see here […]

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#62 Covid Mental Health with Dr Anna McDonald

2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone. With the changes to our everyday life, come disruptions to our routines. We talk about how we’ve managed the recent disruptions in our own schedules, and what people can do to stay consistent through such times.

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#61 Consistency In Times Of Change

2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone. With the changes to our everyday life, come disruptions to our routines. We talk about how we’ve managed the recent disruptions in our own schedules, and what people can do to stay consistent through such times.

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More Than The Sum Of It’s Parts

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I own a gym, so of course I am going to write a blog peddling the importance of food and training, right? Maybe. I’m actually not interested in talking about why each of those individually is so important – you already know that. I want to talk about the combination of these two things. I […]

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#60 Private Coaching During Covid Lockdown

JB coach Aaron Howley joins the boys to chat about the ins and outs of coaching and being coached during the covid-19 lockdown period.

They discuss the pros and cons of 1 on 1 and group online coaching versus face to face coaching, both from a client’s perspective as well as a coach’s. They also get into how Aaron quickly switched his PT business to online, plus the mechanisms of the online experience.

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Getting Back Into Training: Start With One

It’s surprising how hard getting it can be, getting back into training after a layoff… A couple weeks holidays… Got crook last week… Routine change with the kids… A global pandemic – take your pick I have this conversation often. I even have this conversation with myself at times – you’d think as a gym […]

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#59 Training Vs Exercise

Is your body just a vessel that requires hard, repeated work in order to thrive, or are its exercise needs more complex than that? Joey and Paul discuss their paths into fitness and how having they’ve come to take a much more deliberate approach to their training.

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#57 Covid Shutdown: JBs Go Online

Teora and Paul review the last month since the Covid-19 pandemic shut the doors of the gym.

They talk about fighting against going broke, serving the community and bridging the technology gap to now offer a full timetable of coached online classes.

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#58 How We’re Managing Life Right Now

Navigating life in recent weeks has been tricky… We talk about our personal struggles and wins since our schedules got tossed into chaos. Balancing work at home, nutrition, home schooling, time with family, motivation, training. A lot of practical takeaways in this one

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Online Training Camera Tips

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Training online has been a bit of a shift for all of us lately… Of course the social interaction is not quite what it used to be in the gym… However a lot of people are finding that online training actually allows for your coach to do their job very effectively. The one hurdle to your […]

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