Konnichiwa, Jōbu 丈夫 (pr. Joe-boo) – is Japanese, meaning robust, durable, sturdy, strong, healthy
Welcome to Jōbu
Our mission is to improve society’s physical, mental and social wellbeing by making inclusive, affordable, classes and personal training accessible to everyone in a socially responsible, motivational, efficient and convenient way.
Helping create the conditions within which people will motivate themselves to get more active, leading to improved mood, improved productivity, less illness, better quality sleep, happier, better interactions with family, friends, work colleagues and society, less strain on the NHS, more ecologically aware and much more…
Everyone has some level of fitness.
…keep it, don’t lose it…
…increase it, and support charity…
…do it with friends, make new friends…
and not only improve your own physical, mental and social wellbeing but also that of your family, friends, colleagues and local community.
3 Degrees Of Influence
Your behaviour not only influences your direct friend it influences your friends’ friends’ and your friends’, friends’, friends … and their behaviour influences you!
Jōbu is a social enterprise reinvesting 90%+ of net proceeds back into physical, mental and social wellbeing and improving communities. With 25%+ being donated to the 10 national charities we support.
These charity’s own research demonstrate improved outcomes through physical activity for; cancer, dementia, stroke, diabetes, parkinson’s or improving young people’s lives.
Our charities invest 82% (ave.) of donations in Charitable Activity.
“If physical activity were a drug, we would refer to it as a miracle cure, due to the great many illnesses it can prevent and help treat.”
Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies
“There is no situation, no age, no condition, where exercise is not a good thing”
Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty
Yesterday was the first YMCAfit & Jōbu workshop, ‘Motivation & Behavioural Science Techniques To Get People Active’ Taking place at the YMCA gym in Tottenham Court Rd, London. Attended by a diverse group of people who are making a positive impact on their local community. If you too would like to become a local SuperContinue reading “The First YMCAfit & Jōbu Workshop “
Alongside doing at least 150 minutes of physical activity a week, the Chief Medical Officer also recommends adults should do muscle strengthening activities on at least two days a week. (Sport England, Active Lives, Adult Survey Nov 20/21 Report, Published Apr 2022) Also recommended by the NHS and WHO 🏋🏾♀️https://www.sportengland.org/know-your-audience/data/active-lives 💪https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/exercise-guidelines/physical-activity-guidelines-for-adults-aged-19-to-64/ Why? Reduce Your HealthContinue reading “Are you doing enough muscle strengthening activities?”
– you might pull a muscle – getting sweaty makes you unhuggable – it can make you tired – others might stare – you have a disability or injury – you might look like you can help others – you won’t get to see your favourite Doctor so often – you won’t need to showerContinue reading “Why you SHOULD NOT WORKOUT regularly…”