The Optimal Recovery Cheat Sheet

Whether you train hard in the gym or on the mats, optimal recovery should be your top priority.. “You’re not over-training, you’re under-recovering” Anonymous Life is busy, and for may of us finding an hour or two to squeeze in some exercise in our day is challenge enough You race from appointment to appointment.. Getting caught in traffic.. Hustling […]

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3 Essential Stretches For Tight Jiu Jitsu Players

BJJ players get into some gnarly positions when rolling.. How is it then, that so many of us have such shithouse flexibility? Humans of every shape and size can build a jits game based on their unique body shape… It’s awesome.. It means anyone can play and that there are always new positions being developed It’s […]

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Supercharging Your Performance – Breathing Like A Warrior

“Regulate the breathing and thereby control the mind” BKS Iyengar Breathing is one of the most basic and important human functions – So how is it that so many of us manage to screw it up? I speak from experience – on certain days, when work is stacked up and i’m running from appointment to appointment, […]

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“What’s Your Thoughts On Crossfit..?”

I get asked this question a lot.. I guess it’s a juicy one because i run a fitness business that is not a Crossfit box Back in the day my response would’ve echoed that of any other crossfit-hater – “It’s stupid.. You can’t combine olympic lifts and running..”… Or “Physio’s designed Crossfit so they could […]

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AVOID THE FAT DAD TRAP WITH 5 SIMPLE STEPS.

    According to recent studies,   Men who become fathers experience weight gain and an increase in body mass index, according to a new, large-scale study that tracked more than 10,000 men over a 20-year period. The findings by Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine were published in the American Journal of Men’s Health. […]

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Are You A Broken Man?

Are YOUR energy levels during training feeling a little lower than usual ALL the time? Do YOU find yourself dodging certain exercises because they don’t “feel right”? Exercises you’d have had no issue with attempting say ten, five or even two years ago? Are YOU waking up with pins and needles in one arm or […]

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Eating Like a Jungle Brother.. A Look at NUTRITION

Let’s start with the basics.. The three main Macro Nutrients — three main nutrients that we refer to as macro (big) nutrients. They are fat, protein, and carbohydrates. Understanding each macros role within the body, as well as the foods they dominate, aids us to make good decisions when looking to fuel ourselves. There is also an unofficial […]

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Developing Habits To Ensure Success

At least once a week, someone in our gym asks me – “ What else should I be doing to help me get closer to my goals…?” Most of the individuals have started down the path to progress, but still struggle to grasp the concept of how to ‘make progress’ outside training time. This is because they […]

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“How Much Should I Be Training…..?”

This is something i get asked frequently by newer members of our tribe. There is an assumption here that Quantity is the only variable that dictates how you will best make progress in your training. In truth, Quantity is only ONE of variables that dictate how much we should train.. Lets explore.. Firstly, I’m going to simplify what happens […]

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I Couldn’t Even Do A Handstand Against The Wall

If You Have Ever Wanted To Do A Handstand This Could Be The Most Important Blog You Read All Year *Don’t feel like reading right now? Download our Free Handstand Guide right here   I want to tell you my story.. It’s a conversation i find myself having quite often…. I was NOT a gymnast as a […]

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The JB Model Of Progress

Following on from a recent post i wrote on Movement Complexity i want to break down how we view movement complexity within ones training and how it applies to your development. Strength & Movement is the tagline attached to our name it states clearly what we are about We believe that in general, most people lack strength […]

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