Category Archives for "Blog"

The JB Model Of Progress

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 […]

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  • May 25, 2016
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Movement Complexity, and why YOU need to embrace it

Movement Complexity, and why YOU need to embrace it “Most of the ‘fitness’ world does not understand the principle of ‘Movement Complexity’. The type of work people do with their bodies is similar to doing basic add/subtract math exercises with bigger and bigger numbers throughout their whole lives without ever reaching subjects like equations, combinatorics […]

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  • May 25, 2016
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A Guide To JB Programming

A Guide To JB Programming It’s important to us that you have an active understanding in the process of your own development. Just turning up and doing the work is not quite enough for us. We want you to understand the WHY behind it all, and we would like to think that over the months, […]

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  • May 22, 2016
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How To Set & ACTUALLY Achieve Your Goals

How To Set & ACTUALLY Achieve Your Goals If I’m really honest about my qualification as Personal Trainer (I really hate that name, but that’s what the damn paper certificate says), there wasn’t a huge amount of the Certificate 3 and 4 in Fitness that I found to be highly valuable. Most of what I […]

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  • May 19, 2016
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Unlocking The Pull Up

Unlocking The Pull Up The Pull up. The king of upper body exercises according to many.   Then of course there is its slightly friendlier and more accessible younger cousin, the Chin up Firstly, some definitions: Chin up = supinated grip (underhand) Pull up = pronated grip (overhand) Eccentric = the lengthening phase of a […]

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  • March 23, 2016
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Are You a Jungle Brother?

Are You a Jungle Brother? We are sick of watching a toxic fitness industry destroy people’s hopes and dreams.We are tired of seeing good people wasting time in conventional gyms not achieving any goals. We stand for everything that is NOT conventional fitness – Machines, treadmills, overly isolated resistance routines, TVs playing shitty music, and too many […]

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  • February 20, 2016
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My one night stand…..with food

My one night stand…..with food Many years ago I had a food affair that lasted about 1 week. She was beautiful. A friend introduced us and it was a hit straight away. We couldn’t stay away from each other. I thought about her all the time. However like all things, it had to come to […]

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  • January 17, 2015
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True grit!!!

True grit!!! Today was the City to Surf race in Sydney. Thousands of people flock to the CBD to run 14km to Bondi beach. Some do it for fun and some do it a little more seriously. But no matter what your level is, there is one thing that is fairly common amongst them. Some […]

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  • August 10, 2014
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Happiness vs Meaning

Happiness Vs Meaning I recently read the following article. The article explains that life with out meaning and only happiness is a shallow and self-centered existence. I agree somewhat, but not entirely. See the author says that pure happiness is the act of taking and not giving. It’s all about drive reduction. If we are […]

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  • June 13, 2014
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Eating for fat loss

Eating for fat loss Last week at Uni I performed a sub max steady state exercise test on a ergo bike (a technical stationary bike). The test was 6 x 5min stages at increasing intensity. Each stage I breathed into a Douglas bag which was then analyzed. This told us whether I was using more […]

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  • April 6, 2014
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