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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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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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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JBcast #15 Marko’s Movement Journey & Dealing With Overtraining

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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 weightlifting – […]

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PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Jungle-Nastics, Cycle 5, 2018

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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 […]

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JBcast #14 Bodyweight Training: Why You Need To Embrace The Suck

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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 […]

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