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The Campfire

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 […]


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, […]

What’s New at The Basecamp….

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 […]

Check out Chris Murphy on his 6 month Basecamp Anniversary

Chris Murphy tells us a little bit about his strength and conditioning training, his adventures and also shares a few secrets with us, including his shoe fettish!  Read on to find out more about what makes Chris tick. Who are you? Chris Murphy How old are you? 32 What are you passionate about? Being a […]

What are your Goals and Inspiration for 2017?

GOAL SETTING WORKSHOP: SATURDAY 21ST OF JANUARY  RESET FOR 2017   I just wanted to share this inspirational short video  with you.  As 2016 draws to a close, what has 2017 got in store for you?  This video my Dad did for Berghaus may give you some inspiration. This video isn’t about Strength and Conditioning […]

3 Cognition Hacks to Improve the Way You Think, Learn and Feel

3 Cognition Hacks to Improve The Way You Think, Learn and Feel

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 […]

strength and conditioning and Polar training success

Crossing Greenland

Here is some of the inspiring story and some stunning photo’s of Gareth Andrews crossing of Greenland. Gareth Andrews, after going through a strenuous functional, goal specific strength and conditioning program with us, achieved his goal of an unsupported crossing of the polar icecap that covers Greenland. On Friday the 12th of August he will be […]