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Meet Nikki Harris – Trail-lover and long-term Basecamper

Nikki was one of, if not the first person to join JBC, back in the early days of Joe’s Garage. It was Joe, an inspirational and knowleageable leader, and his community of like-minded people that attracted her to join initially. “You could join a thousand gyms but you won’t ever get the community that is […]

Meet Blake Turner – our Ultra-trails pocket rocket!

  Feeling uninspired today? Well then meet Blake Turner – our pocket rocket who joined the Basecamp towards the end of 2015. As one of the many Trail and Ultra-trail enthusiasts who train with us, he initially joined to use our Altitude Chamber training facility in preparation for a big event, but soon came to […]

Training for the ‘Big Day’

This article is part of a series of articles I have written on the physical prep and training for adventures that I specialise in. Reproduced in full from WILD magazine, Australia’s longest running outdoor and adventure based mag, where you can see my column on line or subscribe and get delivered to your door. Here, […]

Rigorous Training for Trail Runners

This article is part of a series of articles I have written on the physical prep and training for adventures that I specialise in. Reproduced in full from WILD magazine, Australia’s longest running outdoor and adventure based mag, where you can see my column on line or subscribe and get delivered to your door. Here, […]

Increasing the all-important Strength-to-Weight ratio

This article is part of a series of articles I have written on the physical prep and training for adventures that I specialise in. Reproduced in full from WILD magazine, Australia’s longest running outdoor and adventure based mag, where you can see my column on line or subscribe and get delivered to your door. Here, […]

Easter Nests, Gluten and Dairy Free Treats

  Easter is on it’s way. And you know what that means…? Chocolate, and lots of it! Well, how about making a guilt free Easter treat this year and ditch that commercial overly processed stuff. I give you , Chocolate Easter Egg Nests! These ones are a slightly healthier twist on the classic and are […]

Bone Broth, a traditional superfood

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 […]

Meet Kate Gunby, Coast to Coast Adventurer.

Who are you? Kate Gunby How old are you? 42 What are you passionate about? Holidays, my cats, not screwing over the planet Why Joe’s Basecamp? Originally because it was just round the corner from me. I joined as I needed to improve my fitness for a grand canyon kayak trip. I’d written gyms off […]

6 TOP TIPS TO OBSTACLE RACE LIKE A PRO

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 […]

Get a protein hit with Salted Chocolate Bliss Balls

Get a protein hit with these awesome Salted Chocolate Bliss Balls from our good friend Amanda Ford at Zest and Zing. This is one of Amanda’s most popular recipes, especially for anyone following a healthy eating or weight loss plan. They are a great replacement to store bought chocolate or sweets. Being rich in protein, […]