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#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.
#42: Concussions, Criminology and Strongmen with Alex Gardiner
Alex is a curious human, having studied Forensics, Criminology, and currently Exercise Physiology. She's one of the strongest women in the gym, is on track to become a coach herself. She also enjoys long walks in nature.
#41: Hard Work and Building Mental Toughness with Sean Clarence
Sean recently completed the 'Neverrest Challenge' which comprised of 10,000 push ups, 1,500 pull-ups and a 42km run, all within 24 hours. We dive deep into what got him to, and through this gruelling event.
JBcast #40: Taking Risks in Life and Business with Lucas Georgiou
Lucas is a family man, JB tribesman, and he operates a bustling cafe and coffee roastery in South Sydney. He also enjoys jumping out of planes and setting new world records. We sit down with the high-achieving human to find out what makes him tick and how he manages having a lot on his plate in life and in business
JBcast #39: Breath and Mobility with Fanny Ronkainen
We chat with Fanny Ronkainen about her training journey. She's traversed powerlifting, competitive wrestling and bodybuilding to now arrive at mobility, handstands and breath. Fanny is the owner of Mobility Training and a coach at Jungle Brothers.
JBcast #38:Living the BJJ Lifestyle with Adam Childs
Having spent 6 years living in Sao Paulo, studying at the 'Harvard' of BJJ, you could say Adam Childs has given a lot to the art. He is currently the only Australian black belt under Fabio Gurgel, a young father, and is building his own team of savages here in Sydney. Enjoy this exploration into the world of BJJ.
JBcast #37: How to Find the Right Specialist
We chat with our resident ART practitioner - Jarrod Thatcher - about the ins and out of bodywork. Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, massage and more, we explore the different modalities and give solid guidelines for the regular human looking to find a good one for themselves.

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#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. 
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#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