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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#55: What’s The Role Of Your Gym?

Through this time of relative uncertainty, it’s more important than ever that your gym provides stability and certainty for it’s community. We discuss our response to COVID19 and what options there might be for other gym owners out there

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#53: Your First Steps at JBs

Paul and Teora describe the typical way someone would reach out to the Botany gym and the process they take individuals through to get them moving towards their goals. They detail the JB foundation program and movement screen. 

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BJJ vs Strength Training: How Much Should I Do?

Finding the right balance between training Jiu Jitsu and your strength training can be hard… Any die-hard BJJ player will tell you that their goal is train more BJJ – which generally means that weights / mobility / conditioning work gets pushed to the side… If you’re nineteen, and a genetic savage, this may be possible. But […]

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#52: Fanny & Luke Tulloch

Between them, coaches Fanny and Luke Tulloch are a husband and wife combo that know more than a thing or two about training and nutrition principles and how to get results. We have a chat with them about eating & training while travelling, goal vs process orientated training, building muscle, bodyweight skills and more.

Luke Tulloch has a background in Neuroscience, bodybuilding & nutrition. Fanny is a mobility and calisthenics specialist who is deep down the breathing & handstands rabbit hole.

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#51: Building a Universal Training Base

Our training philosophy centres around three key qualities – adaptability, durability and expression. We break down what these qualities mean to us, and their relevance to creating a human that wishes to confidently navigate their way through this world.

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#50 Can We Become Climate Positive?

The JBs have a goal to become climate-positive (or carbon-negative). In simple terms, we want to not just reduce our negative impact on the globe, we want to have a positive one. Paul, Tee and Joey sit down to discuss this lofty goal, what the ramifications of it are for a small business, and if we believe we can do it or not.

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#49 Journey of the Young Coach

Why does the standard PT have such a short lifespan? Why do only a tiny percentage of coaches survive longer than 5 years in the game? We sit down with PT guru, and industry stalwart, Clint Hill to discuss how the young PT can set themselves up for success.

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#48 Reigniting The Training Flame

Getting back into training after a couple of weeks of holidays ain’t always easy… Fresh back from the Christmas break themselves, the boys discuss how they approach returning to the gym and reigniting the training flame

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