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#62 Covid Mental Health with Dr Anna McDonald
2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone. With the changes to our everyday life, come disruptions to our routines. We talk about how we've managed the recent disruptions in our own schedules, and what people can do to stay consistent through such times.
#61 Consistency In Times Of Change
2020 has been a turbulent year for everyone. With the changes to our everyday life, come disruptions to our routines. We talk about how we've managed the recent disruptions in our own schedules, and what people can do to stay consistent through such times.
#60 Private Coaching During Covid Lockdown
JB coach Aaron Howley joins the boys to chat about the ins and outs of coaching and being coached during the covid-19 lockdown period. They discuss the pros and cons of 1 on 1 and group online coaching versus face to face coaching, both from a client’s perspective as well as a coach’s. They also get into how Aaron quickly switched his PT business to online, plus the mechanisms of the online experience.
#59 Training Vs Exercise
Is your body just a vessel that requires hard, repeated work in order to thrive, or are its exercise needs more complex than that? Joey and Paul discuss their paths into fitness and how having they've come to take a much more deliberate approach to their training.
#57 Covid Shutdown: JBs Go Online
Teora and Paul review the last month since the Covid-19 pandemic shut the doors of the gym. They talk about fighting against going broke, serving the community and bridging the technology gap to now offer a full timetable of coached online classes.
#58 How We’re Managing Life Right Now
Navigating life in recent weeks has been tricky... We talk about our personal struggles and wins since our schedules got tossed into chaos. Balancing work at home, nutrition, home schooling, time with family, motivation, training. A lot of practical takeaways in this one
#56 Sit Down with a Doctor on the COVID19 frontline
Amidst the chaos of the COVID19 situation, we sit down with Arathi Rajan. Arathi is an anaesthetist here in Sydney and member of the JB Tribe. A timely message, this one.
#55: What’s The Role Of Your Gym?
Through this time of relative uncertainty, it's more important than ever that your gym provides stability and certainty for it's community. We discuss our response to COVID19 and what options there might be for other gym owners out there
#54: Life with a Brand New ACL
With Joey being away over recent weeks, the boys catch up for a chat around current affairs and zero in on Joey's progress post knee surgery late 2019.
#53: Your First Steps at JBs
Paul and Teora describe the typical way someone would reach out to the Botany gym and the process they take individuals through to get them moving towards their goals. They detail the JB foundation program and movement screen. 
#52: Fanny & Luke Tulloch
Between them, coaches Fanny and Luke Tulloch are a husband and wife combo that know more than a thing or two about training and nutrition principles and how to get results. We have a chat with them about eating & training while travelling, goal vs process orientated training, building muscle, bodyweight skills and more. Luke Tulloch has a background in Neuroscience, bodybuilding & nutrition. Fanny is a mobility and calisthenics specialist who is deep down the breathing & handstands rabbit hole.
#51: Building a Universal Training Base
Our training philosophy centres around three key qualities - adaptability, durability and expression. We break down what these qualities mean to us, and their relevance to creating a human that wishes to confidently navigate their way through this world.
#50 Can We Become Climate Positive?
The JBs have a goal to become climate-positive (or carbon-negative). In simple terms, we want to not just reduce our negative impact on the globe, we want to have a positive one. Paul, Tee and Joey sit down to discuss this lofty goal, what the ramifications of it are for a small business, and if we believe we can do it or not.
#49 Journey of the Young Coach
Why does the standard PT have such a short lifespan? Why do only a tiny percentage of coaches survive longer than 5 years in the game? We sit down with PT guru, and industry stalwart, Clint Hill to discuss how the young PT can set themselves up for success.
#48 Reigniting The Training Flame
Getting back into training after a couple of weeks of holidays ain't always easy... Fresh back from the Christmas break themselves, the boys discuss how they approach returning to the gym and reigniting the training flame
#47: Barefeet, Footwear and Running Mechanics w Tim Bransdon
Tim Bransdon is a Podiatrist, a passionate advocate for barefoot movement, a running coach and the founder of The Running Lab. We talk about bare feet running mechanics, bunions, the plight of kids footwear, how to pick a good shoe and much more.
#46: An Exploration Into Pain and Anaesthetics
Have you ever wondered how anaesthetic works, or what you would do without it? We get the low-down on how our bodies process pain, and how modern anaesthetics work with JB Tribesman and resident Anaesthetist - Nando.
#45: Dealing with Injury
Joey and Paul discuss their recent brush with injury, breaking down their mindset and approach to dealing with it. Lots of insight in this one for anyone who's ever dealt with an injury of their own.
#44: The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Journey w Joel Costello
Joel is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt who runs his own academy in Sydney's Inner West. We discuss his journey in the gentle art, including his approach to competition, how he stays in shape and running his own academy.
#43: Crossfit, Competition and Personal Growth with Shaun Diackhoff
Shaun is a former naval electrician who now runs his own gym in Sydney's Inner West. We explore Health vs Performance, having a constantly evolving training methodology, and cultivating the right training mindset.

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#57 Covid Shutdown: JBs Go Online
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#58 How We’re Managing Life Right Now
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