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Jungle Brothers Podcast

#114 Staying Motivated To Train During Winter
#114 Staying Motivated To Train During Winter For us fairer weather types, Winter is a notoriously challenging time to stay[...]
#113 How We Design Our Class Programs
#112 Jungle Alliance, Weight Cuts & Catch Up There's a lot of moving parts right now... With Tee getting settled[...]
#112 Jungle Alliance, Weight Cuts & Catch Up
#112 Jungle Alliance, Weight Cuts & Catch Up There's a lot of moving parts right now... With Tee getting settled[...]
#111 Creating The Life You Want To Live w/ Tima El Abdallaoui
#111 Creating The Life You Want To Live w/ Tima El Abdallaoui Chasing your dreams takes courage and grit  Coach[...]
#110 Eating for Fat Loss Vs Eating for Muscle Gain
#110 Eating for Fat Loss Vs Eating for Muscle Gain If you want to get the most out of your[...]
#109 Overcoming The Struggles of a Young PT
#109 Overcoming The Struggles of a Young PT Working as a PT seems swish, right? The reality is much different...[...]
#108 Starting BJJ and How It Improves Your Life
#108 Starting BJJ and How It Improves Your Life From how to handle stressful situations, to building self-confidence - training[...]
#107 Changes In Fitness: A Chat With OG Tribe Members
#107 Changes In Fitness: A Chat With OG Tribe Members The Fitness Industry has undergone some huge changes over the[...]
#106 Jungle Brothers Next Frontier
#106 Jungle Brothers Next Frontier "Carve your own path" - a mantra that we've always held close to our hearts.[...]
#105 Being In Business Without Destroying Friendships
#105 Being In Business Without Destroying Friendships They say that getting into business with your mates is never a good[...]
#104 Building World-Class Bodyweight Strength
#104 Building World-Class Bodyweight Strength Bodyweight strength is simple and accessible, yet most people will never be able to execute[...]
#103 The What, Why & Benefits of Weightlifting
#103 The What, Why & Benefits of Weightlifting Weightlifting is an Olympic sport which requires high levels of speed, power[...]
#102 Alexa Towersey on Why Resilience Cannot Be Taught
#102 Alexa Towersey on Why Resilience Cannot Be Taught Action Alexa understands better than anyone that resilience cannot be taught.[...]
#101 Community 101: The JB Games
#101 Community 101: The JB Games Like any strong community, there are certain events and traditions that solidify bonds within[...]
#100 Managing Knee Injury & Rehab with Justin Lang
#100 Managing Knee Injury & Rehab Knee injuries are all too common in field and contact sports. And Justin Lang[...]
#99 Are Fitness Trackers Any Good?
#99 Are Fitness Trackers Any Good? Rings, watches, bands - there are many ways to can track your fitness these[...]
#98 Carving Your Own Path
#98 Carving Your Own Path: Alan Chan Changing direction in life ain't easy... But for some people, following the standard[...]
#97 Telling Powerful Stories with John Marsh
#97 Telling Powerful Stories with John Marsh Great storytelling is an essential part of selling an idea and 'getting people[...]
#96 Evolving Our Gym Program pt.2
#96 Evolving Our Gym Program pt.2 We used to think that our programming was a 'set it and forget it'[...]
#95 Carving A Path In The World’s Toughest Sport: Josh Culibao
#95 Carving A Path In The World's Toughest Sport: Josh Culibao The UFC is the world's pre-eminent Mixed Martial Arts[...]
#94 Covid Vaccine: What You Need To Know
#94 Covid Vaccine: What You Need To Know Vaccines are an emotive and divisive topic. And with the imminent Covid19[...]
#93 Doing The Impossible: Sean Clarence
#93 Doing The Impossible: Sean Clarence 10,000 push ups, 1,500 pull ups, 42km run, all in 24 hours Sean Clarence[...]
#92 Firass Dirani: Life & Good Times
#92 Firas Dirani: Life & Good Times Firas Dirani is a man who's living life on his own terms... Whether[...]
#91 Why Your New Years Resolution Sucks
#91 Why Your New Years Resolution SucksHave you ever made an overzealous new years resolution without giving much thought on[...]
#90 Unpacking Domestic Violence with Bridget Mottram
#90 Unpacking Domestic Violence with Bridget MottramDomestic violence is extremely common in Australia, with the overwhelming majority of victims being[...]
#89 Christmas Survival Guide
#89 Christmas Survival GuideThe Christmas and New Year break is a special time of year. It can also be a[...]
#88 Fight Night Recap
#88 Fight Night Recap Following on from our hugely successful and first ever Fight Night, we sit down to recap[...]
#87 Community 101: Why The Epic Christmas Parties
#87 Community 101: Why The Epic Christmas PartiesBuilding an exceptional community is by no means a coincidence… It’s woven into everything[...]
#86 The Wrestlers Journey
#86 The Wrestlers JourneyBy the time he turned up at JB, Pavol Sadecky had been wrestling at an elite level[...]
#85 Why You Must Stop Saying Your Best Years Are Behind You
#85 Why You Must Stop Saying Your Best Years Are Behind You In this episode we lay waste to the[...]
#84 Rawdon Dubois on How To Build Muscle
#84 Rawdon Dubois on How To Build Muscle As one of the top bodybuilding and physique prep coaches in the[...]
#83 Why We Don’t Do Cardio
#83 Why We Don’t Do Cardio In this episode we discuss cardio training and why it isn't a huge emphasis[...]
#82 How Ancient Warriors Prepared For Battle
#82 How Ancient Warriors Prepared For BattlePersian Yoga is unlike anything you know about ‘Yoga’. We go on a journey with[...]
#81 Fight Study Move
#81 Fight Study MoveIt’s difficult to understand just how much work goes into building supremely high-level bodyweight strength. We sit down[...]
#80 Why We Fight Here
#80 Why We Fight HereWe believe fight training is integral to developing a strong body and mind. In this episode Joey,[...]
#79 The Direct Affect Politics Has on Health
#79 The Direct Affect Politics Has on HealthWith JB coach guest Dylan Butcher,  we review the gym’s seasonal planting day,[...]
#78 Surviving Small Business & Fatherhood
#78 Surviving Small Business & Fatherhood Surviving small business and fatherhood is no easy feat. Yet the pattern of starting[...]
#77 Social Media Sanity with Shona Vertue
#77 Social Media Sanity with Shona VertueSocial media allows us to connect with other humans and do incredible things on[...]
#76 Jiu Jitsu FAQs with Adam Childs
#76 Jiu Jitsu FAQs with Adam Childs Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is known as a long and arduous journey. Many try[...]
#75 Avoiding Coaches Burnout
#75 Avoiding Coaches Burnout It’s ironic that for a fresh coach building a career selling health, there is a real[...]
#74 Building Our Identity
#74 Building Our IdentityWe were determined on carving our own path from the start. It had to cut across the grain[...]
#73 Mental Health: Fighting The Good Fight
#73 Mental Health Fighting The Good FightBen Higgs is a South Sydney local who has lived with a mental health[...]
#72 Future Steps In Fitness
#72 Future Steps In FitnessThe boys are joined by fresh JB Coach, Dylan butcher, to discuss his pathway into his[...]
#71 3 Things We Learned In The Film Industry
#71 3 Things We Learned In The Film IndustryHaving spent more than a decade each working in the Film Industry,[...]
#70 Telling The JB Story
#70 Telling The JB StoryTelling the story of our brand is a constantly evolving process. With three owners at the helm,[...]
#69 Breakdancing, Hip Hop & Starting A Gym
#69 Breakdancing, Hip Hop & Starting A Gym Tai Mihaere (aka Tydal, aka the Boogie Bandit) is a well travelled[...]
#68 Food & Movement With Paul West
#68 Food & Movement With Paul West Paul West is an Author, Chef and TV Presenter. He is most well[...]
#67 6 Daily Habits For An Epic Life
#67 6 Daily Habits For An Epic LifeKnown mainly for his martial arts and strength coaching expertise, James “Tenacity” Tomlinson[...]
#66 Road To Black Belt with Jess Fraser
#66 Road To Black Belt with Jess FraserJess Fraser is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, standout International competitor and[...]
#65 The Movement Training Evolution
#65 The Movement Training EvolutionMovement training is a big part of what we do in our gym… But what does[...]
#64 Building The Jungle Brothers Gym
#64 Building The Jungle Brothers GymBesides his role as CEO and Head Of Sales, Teora is head of our ‘gym[...]
#63 Started As Training Talk Became Discussion On Racism
#63 Started As Training Talk Became Discussion On RacismWe chat with Tribe member Rob Cooper to discuss how his consistent[...]
#62 Covid Mental Health with Dr Anna McDonald
#62 Covid Mental Health with Dr Anna McDonaldWith massive societal change comes increased risk to our mental health. We talk[...]
#61 Consistency In Times Of Change
#61 Consistency In Times Of Change2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone. With the changes to our everyday life,[...]
#60 Private Coaching During Covid Lockdown
#60 Private Coaching During Covid Lockdown JB coach Aaron Howley joins the boys to chat about the ins and outs[...]
#59 Training Vs Exercise
#59 Training Vs Exercise Is your body just a vessel that requires hard, repeated work in order to thrive, or[...]
#58 How We’re Managing Life Right Now
#58 How We're Managing Life Right Now Navigating life in recent weeks has been tricky…We talk about our personal struggles[...]
#57 Covid Shutdown: JBs Go Online
#57 Covid Shutdown: JBs Go Online Teora and Paul review the last month since the Covid-19 pandemic shut the doors[...]
#56 Sit Down with a Doctor on the COVID19 frontline
#56 Sit Down with a Doctor on the COVID19 frontlineAmidst the chaos of the COVID19 situation, we sit down with[...]
#55: What’s The Role Of Your Gym?
#55: What's The Role Of Your Gym? Through this time of relative uncertainty, it's more important than ever that your[...]
#54: Life with a Brand New ACL
#54: Life with a Brand New ACLWith Joey being away over recent weeksThe boys catch up for a chat around[...]
#53: Your First Steps at JBs
#53: Your First Steps at JBs Paul and Teora describe the typical way someone would reach out to the Botany[...]
#52: Fanny & Luke Tulloch
#52: Fanny & Luke Tulloch Between them, coaches Fanny and Luke Tulloch are a husband and wife combo that know[...]
#51: Building a Universal Training Base
#51: Building a Universal Training Base Our training philosophy centers around three key qualities - adaptability, durability and expression. We break[...]
#50 Can We Become Climate Positive?
#50 Can We Become Climate Positive? The JBs have a goal to become climate-positive (or carbon-negative).In simple terms, we want[...]
#49 Journey of the Young Coach
#49 Journey of the Young Coach Why does the standard PT have such a short life-span? Why do only a[...]
#48 Reigniting The Training Flame
#48 Reigniting The Training Flame Getting back into training after a couple of weeks of holidays ain't always easy...Fresh back[...]
#47: Barefeet, Footwear and Running Mechanics w Tim Bransdon
#47: Barefeet, Footwear and Running Mechanics w Tim Bransdon Tim Bransdon is a Podiatrist, a passionate advocate for barefoot movement,[...]
#46: An Exploration Into Pain and Anaesthetics
#46: An Exploration Into Pain and AnaestheticsHave you ever wondered how anaesthetic works, or what you would do without it?We[...]
#45: Dealing with Injury
#45: Dealing with InjuryJoey and Paul discuss their recent brush with injury, breaking down their mindset and approach to dealing[...]
#44: The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Journey w Joel Costello
#44: The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Journey w Joel Costello Joel is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt who runs his[...]
#43: Crossfit, Competition and Personal Growth with Shaun Diackhoff
#43: Crossfit, Competition and Personal Growth with Shaun DiackhoffShaun is a former naval electrician who now runs his own gym[...]
#42: Concussions, Criminology and Strongmen with Alex Gardiner
#42: Concussions, Criminology and Strongmen with Alex Gardiner Alex is a curious human, having studied Forensics, Criminology, and currently Exercise[...]
#41: Hard Work and Building Mental Toughness with Sean Clarence
#41: Hard Work and Building Mental Toughness with Sean Clarence Sean recently completed the 'Neverrest Challenge' which comprised of 10,000[...]
#40: Taking Risks in Life and Business with Lucas Georgiou
#40: Taking Risks in Life and Business with Lucas Georgiou Lucas is a family man, JB tribesman, and he operates[...]
#39: Breath and Mobility with Fanny Ronkainen
#39: Breath and Mobility with Fanny RonkainenWe chat with Fanny Ronkainen about her training journey.She's traversed powerlifting, competitive wrestling and[...]
#38:Living the BJJ Lifestyle with Adam Childs
#38:Living the BJJ Lifestyle with Adam ChildsHaving spent 6 years living in Sao Paulo, studying at the 'Harvard' of BJJ,[...]
#37: How to Find the Right Specialist
#37: How to Find the Right SpecialistWe chat with our resident ART practitioner - Jarrod Thatcher - about the ins[...]
#36: The Young Couple Living the Olympic Dream
#36: The Young Couple Living the Olympic DreamKeesja Gofers is a Waterpolo player who represented Australia at the 2016 Olympics[...]
#35: Personal Training or Not with Coach Aaron Howley
An in depth chat about Personal Training, what it is, who it's for and why they might use it. In this episode we feature Aaron Howley, a Strength and Movement Specialist, JB coach, and resident Irishman.
#34: Living The Fight, Lift Move Lifestyle
Robert left the comfort of his home in the Netherlands to come to Australia and join the JB Internship. From smoothie bar entrepreneur, to fight camps in Thailand, this guy has seen some travel and is following his passion. We chat with him about the reality of following your passion, and his experiences in the international movement scene.
#33: The Ever Evolving Gym
A deep dive into how the Jungle Brothers program has, and continues to evolve. From running a single weekly class in the park, to a gym that houses a collection of diverse, yet complimentary training programs. We break down how and why we choose to carve our own path. A valuable listen for any coach, business owner, or JB member.
#32: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Nutrition and Muscle Pt 2
Part 2. Luke Tulloch has a background in Neuroscience, Bodybuilding and Nutrition. A coach himself, his knowledge of both the academic and the practical side of eating, training, and getting results is second to none. Enjoy this two-part gold mine of a discussion
#31: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Nutrition and Muscle Pt 1
Luke Tulloch has a background in Neuroscience, Bodybuilding and Nutrition. A coach himself, his knowledge of both the academic and the practical side of eating, training, and getting results is second to none. Enjoy this two-part gold mine of a discussion
#30: The Training Journey For A Mother Of Twins
Joey and Tee sit down with legendary JB Tribeswoman - Rebecca Fitzgerald - to discuss her training journey. Bec is a fascinating individual, who recently gave birth to twins. They explore how she adapted her training around pregnancy, and more recently, motherhood
#29: Check-in on Paul & Joey’s Training
Joey and Paul get into a chat around their own training at the moment, including their current focus in their strength and mobility work, as well as BJJ and Muay Thai training.
#28: Stronger Is Better: Why Strength is Important with Clint Hill
We sit down with Clint Hill to get the low down on strength, and why it's so damn important for all humans - from the every day human, through to elite athletes. Clint has a double masters degree in Human Biomechanics and Strength and Conditioning, is a ASCA Level 3 professional coach, an ASCA lecturer, a PT mentor and a coach to many.We go deep on the strength subject, dispelling myths and attempting to find the simplest approach to getting strong. He also rips into Joey which is well worth the listen alone! Enjoy
#27: Vanquish Your Inner Critic and Self-Limiting Beliefs
Kareem has 4 years of study under his belt in Organisational Psychology and currently works in a psychiatric hospital. He's also a long standing JB tribe member.We discuss his journey in dealing with his own inner-critic, exploring it from both a personal and scientific perspective.
#26: Maintain Training During The Dead Of Winter
Winter is a notoriously challenging time of year to muster up the motivation to train. The boys talk their top strategies for staying consistent, inspired, and beastly over the colder months
#25: Muscle, Strength and Personal Training With Chad Rogers
We catch up with Chad Rogers to discuss his experiences as a personal trainer building big, strong humans.
#24: Enjoy Becoming a Goal-Digger This Year
Goal setting. We all know we should do it, but how do we actually do it? We lay down a simple format we use that has evolved over time into something that's simple, exciting and brutally effective
#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!
#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
#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.
#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
#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
#18: Why We Don’t Do Functional Fitness
A discussion around this loosely tossed about buzzword... We break down what it actually means, why it ain't what it claims to be, and why we don't subscribe to 'functional fitness'
#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
#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
#15 Marko’s Movement Journey & Dealing With Overtraining
#15 Marko's Movement Journey & Dealing With OvertrainingWe get our Specialist Movement Coach Marko on the mic talking all aspects[...]
#14 Bodyweight Training: Why You Need To Embrace The Suck
#14 Bodyweight Training: Why You Need To Embrace The SuckBodyweight training is notoriously challenging. It requires many physical attributes such[...]
#13 Injury Management For Continued Success In The Gym
#13 Injury Management For Continued Success In The GymInjuries are an inevitable part of the training process. How you manage them[...]
Tribecast #2 The Black Belt journey with Dave Brooksbank
Tribecast #2 The Black Belt journey with Dave BrooksbankThe boys sit down with Dave Brooksbank to chat Jiu Jitsu, training[...]
#12 – Navigating Nutrition Part 2
#12 - Navigating Nutrition Part 2Continuing on from last weeks episode, Pauly rejoins the mix, and the boys explore their[...]
#11 – Navigating Nutrition Part 1
#11 - Navigating Nutrition Part 1Joey and Tee get together and attempt to break down the quagmire that is nutrition. Touching[...]
Tribecast #1: Becoming A Barbell Boss w/ JB Lift Coach Yasi Carter
Tribecast #1: Becoming A Barbell Boss w/ JB Lift Coach Yasi CarterFirst Episode of the Tribecast!The boys sit down with[...]
#10 – Pancakes, Splits & More Flexibility w/ Emmet Louis
#10 - Pancakes, Splits & More Flexibility w/ Emmet LouisAKA the split wizard, Emmet Louis has returned to the Jungle[...]
#9 – WTF Is This Movement Thing About Anyway?
#9 – WTF Is This Movement Thing About Anyway?Joey, Paul, Tee and Coach Allan discuss the final third of the[...]
#8 Chinese Warrior Techniques For Optimised Recovery & Enhanced Performance
#8 Chinese Warrior Techniques For Optimised Recovery & Enhanced PerformanceStanley Tam is a lifelong Qigong Coach and Martial Artist. He consults[...]
#6b Lifting Heavy Weights & Why You Need This
#6b Lifting Heavy Weights & Why You Need ThisThe second half of Episode 6 Part 2 of the JB methodology is[...]
#6a Lifting Heavy Weights & Why You Need This
#6a Lifting Heavy Weights & Why You Need ThisThe JB Lifting method explained...Part 1 of the JB methodology is all[...]
#5 Flexibility Training & Common Mobility Mistakes with Emmet Louis
#5 Flexibility Training & Common Mobility Mistakes with Emmet LouisEmmet Louis is an internationally renowned Flexibility and strength coach based[...]
#4 Street Fights, Backyard Boxing & BJJ – Why Fighting is Important to Us
#4 Street Fights, Backyard Boxing & BJJ - Why Fighting is Important to UsThe boys take a dive into their[...]
#3 Being Caged Up Animals.. How ‘Fight’, ‘Lift’ and ‘Move’ Form the Base of Our Training
#3 Being Caged Up Animals.. How 'Fight', 'Lift' and 'Move' Form the Base of Our TrainingHow the boys came to[...]
#2 Nailing the Handstand, Manly Beards & Becoming a Self-Taught Acrobat w/ Yuri Marmerstein
#2 Nailing the Handstand, Manly Beards & Becoming a Self-Taught Acrobat w/ Yuri MarmersteinThe unique, and world renowned Acrobat /[...]
#1 The Secret Sauce Behind Our Programming
#1 The Secret Sauce Behind Our ProgrammingJB Pauly hits up Tee and Joey to find out how they design the[...]