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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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How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 2

Now We Need To Cook This Shit   Cooking wise I like to make it as easy as possible on myself. I also like slow cooked, tender meats because they’re delicious and nutrient dense There’s two weapons i use most in the kitchen – my slow cooker and my pressure cooker The pressure cooker i’ve […]

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How To Plan & Prep A Week Of Meals Like A Pro, part 1

I speak to my members about this a lot, particularly those who do our Performance Nutriton Program, so I decided to just pump out a big ass blog detailing the steps i use to eat clean, healthy, delicious meals without breaking my own balls each week! This post will have two parts First thing to […]

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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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PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Jungle-Nastics, Cycle 5, 2018

bodyweight strength flexibility

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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PROGRAM BREAKDOWN: Strength & Movement, Cycle 5, 2018

shoulder mobility strength

Is it cycle 5 already? Man, this year is moving quick So a quick breakdown for any first time readers here – we offer some crazy number of different programs in our gym, around 7 or 8. I program three of these: Strength & Movement, Jungle-Nastics and Grappling The purpose here is to break down […]

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It’s OK To Hate Exercise

Have You Got The Wrong Perspective On Exercise?   I’ve had a billion conversations with people who want to get back on top of their health and fitness. In these chats i’ll generally hear something along the lines of – ’I really need to start exercising because; i’m getting fat / injured / old / […]

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WHY THE GYM FAILED YOU

Gyms were born out a redundant model of training. Bodybuilding Think about it, before the 80s bodybuilding boom featuring legends like Arnold and Franco, regular people weren’t really gymming. There were gymnasiums and weights rooms for athletes, but the 9-6pm corporate warrior looking to drops some KG and put on some muscle wasn’t hanging out […]

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FAQ: Jungle Brothers Strength & Movement

There’s a few questions we get asked quite a bit… I’m hoping this post covers those big ticket items that pop up all the time If we hit the nail on the head for a question you’ve been wanting to ask please let us know in the comments… If there’s something we haven’t covered throw […]

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6 Common Causes Of Injury… & How To Avoid Them

6 Common Causes Of Injury… & How To Avoid Them Being a competitive BJJ practitioner for 9 years, spending years throwing weights around, standing on my hands, swinging from bars, and chasing after a soccer ball for 20 years – i’m guilty of every single one of these mistakes.. My learning have come the hard […]

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Would You Travel As Far As Jayden For Your Gym?

Would You Travel As Far As Jayden For Your Gym? Meet Jayden Mate of mine for over a year now, and JB Tribesman as of the last few months Like so many people who train here at the JBs, Jayden ​doesn’t live that locally.. He lives in Cronulla and works in Potts Point. It’s safe to say, he […]

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The 5 Best Strength Exercises For BJJ

The strength and conditioning world is huge.. Everyone’s got an opinion for you.. Even people with no idea will tell you what you SHOULD be doing There’s also a heap of options out there.. If you’re looking for a program thats right for you finding the right on is tricky You might even skip the strength work […]

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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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