Where do you start with someone like Johno? He is the most passionate and consistent in his training of the four of us. He regularly sacrifices sleep and delays meals to fit in another couple hundred reps. We call him the Crazy Barstud, and not without cause. He is the other co-founder (along with Tim). He has attained a Cert III in Fitness and definitely knows how to put someone through their paces.
Johno and I met in 2006. To my memory he has always been fairly fit, though I can definitely that he is currently the strongest he has been in his life and has no intention of slowing his pace. He is quietly spoken but always friendly – if you see him at the sessions don’t be afraid to introduce yourself (he’s not great at small talk) but be prepared to work out! No conversation with Johno ends without a set of push-ups.
If you are looking for someone who will encourage and motivate you through your workout, this is not the right guy to talk to. He has a no-nonsense, strict-form-or-nothing method of training. Each rep you do must be at least 95% strict form or he will count it as “zero”.
Enough from me though, let’s see what the man has to say about himself.
Training with BBS since:
December 1, 2011
Crazy Barstud, Sign-writer (Team Leader of Permasign), HSR Safety Office, Deputy Fire Warden.
Push-ups, Pull-ups, Tricep dips
Least favourite exercise:
Preferred workout time:
Why did you start?
Saw Hannibal’s videos. I like doing unique challengers
Who is your idol?
Hannibal, ZakaveliThadon (Bar-Barians), Lazar Novovic (Bar Brothers), Juice (beastmode)
What is your main source of motivation?
Knowing you don’t need money, equipment, technology or supplements to achieve big gains only self-discipline
Most memorable moment:
Getting the 360 Muscle-ups for the first time
Worst injury so far/how it affected training:
Front left deltoid– Applying load on front deltoid was really restricted. Could not tuck planche, handstand on parallel bar, diamond push-ups and tricep dips leaning in. Fixed it by strengthen shoulder performing pike push-ups and static assisted handstand holds.
Say something for the fans!
“It ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward.” – Rocky balboa
Trust me, you can’t miss him: