Bone broth is the new kale! It’s everywhere at the moment. Here at the Basecamp we love it. Long used for its holistic, therapeutic and gut healing properties, bone broth is now being rediscovered and lauded as a medicinal food. Shiralee Organic Meats shares with us their recipe: 1.5 – 2kg organic beef/lamb/pork bones (meaty […]
As a gym, our focus is on functional training, strength & conditioning and endurance training to fulfil our members adventures and fitness goals. Obstacle course racing utilises all these elements. With so many people madly training for Obstacle Course events, such as Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, Survival Of The Fittest, True Grit, we must pay […]
I have been really busy behind the scenes at the Basecamp over the last few months creating adventure and goal oriented training skeletons along with individualised Basecamp Kitchen Meal Planners for our awesome community . I’ll be honest I’ve put my heart and soul into it and the results are fantastic. Here is just some […]
A Guest Post by Joes Basecamp adventurer Hayley Talbot, as she goes on a mission and traverses the Western Arthurs solo The Western Arthurs in the south western wilds of Tasmania has one hell of a reputation, and she didn’t disappoint.
Our first guest blog from Lucas Cohen, writer at OptimOZ and Living Bulletproof in Australia Cognition is one of the most fun areas to biohack. Not only does it affect the way you feel, but it also has a huge impact on your performance and your quality of work. I used to think cognition could only be […]
It struck me as two of my adventurers head home. Jaco Ottink, who has just summited Everest and Gareth Andrews who has just crossed the Greenland Ice shelf unsupported. It brings me back to observations about what makes them who they are and achieve what it is they want to achieve.
In this article I’m going to explain the importance of structuring your training properly to maximise results, enjoy your chosen sports more, avoid injury and generally perform at a higher level. Because of the kinds of our area of expertise and the kinds of events and sports our members at Joe’s Basecamp Gym lean towards […]
The wild heart of Tasmania, what a cracking part of Australia! The Overland Track is an 80km iconic Australian trek through the centre of Tassie in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Nikki and I had read about it many times so were keen to see what it’s all about. Many of the Joe’s Basecamp crew have asked what […]
“What the hell am I doing up here?” I must have said that to myself hundreds of times over the course of our 3 day trek over the Ball Pass Crossing in New Zealand’s Southern Alps. It’s an exhausting hilarious inner dialogue that goes round and round in my head. Nikki and I had worked […]
Ulrike had reached a plateau in her training and was picking up niggles caused by poor movement patterns and biomechanical issues. Here is Ulrike’s account of how we solved the problem we will follow this with a case study on Ulrike by one of our senior coaches Matt Reid (B.sc Physiotherapy) Hitting the wall – in the […]