Biltong Scientists

Biltong Scientists

1st test batch is hanging but we are still a few weeks out from getting our biltong to you. In the meantime Rory and I will try our best to eat as much biltong as possible to ensure it's just right.

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Picturesque Canberra

Picturesque Canberra

Last week, we climbed to the top of Mount Painter to take some new group photos. The walk up Painter is a great one and the views at the top are stunning! It felt refreshing getting outdoors and breathing in fresh air after a day in the Barbell Biltong offices.

Ironically, perhaps the best photo of the day was taken in the opposite direction.

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Lakeside Lifting

Lakeside Lifting

Starting to miss Summer already! Luke and I would on occasion transport our gear to the lake for some scenic lifting, then jump in Lake to cool down. We'd get weirder looks for swimming in Canberra's lake than lifting weights in public haha.

Winter conditions do however make better biltong, in summer the steaks can dry too fast, leaving the meat a bit tough.

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Getting Down & Dirty

Getting Down & Dirty

What was supposed to be a stroll up Red Hill... Luke and I made our first batch of biltong for a month long camping trip where we escaped with close friends into the peace and quite, to connect with nature, thrive off good food and do some primal training. Barbell Biltong is for athletes and adventurers who's lifestyles demand focused eating.

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Be Water My Friend

Be Water My Friend

An adaption of the stick dodging game popularised by Ido Portal, playing this version in winter is much more an incentive to work hard. Luke and I love playing and we try bring this energy into Barbell Biltong.

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Loaded Stretching

Loaded Stretching

Not as elegant as ballerinas but we'll get there. Loaded stretching - straddle good mornings 5X10 and diagonal stretch 5X30sec hold. Popularised by Ido Portal.
Unbelievably effective mobility work.

If you're interested in this training get in touch.

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MEDBALL

MEDBALL

The greatest sport ever invented on Canberran soil. #builtonbiltong

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Biltong SLAM

Biltong SLAM

We take quality control seriously. Every tenth bag of biltong is put to a stress test. Mental toughness is imperative to us.

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Beef tree

Beef tree

Here is a sacred poem about a tree. "Luke’s language summons transcendent experiences" - The New York Times

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Flavonoids is cheating

Flavonoids is cheating

4 handsome, independent scientists arrived at our kitchen last week to run tests on our biltong. We had to have them investigate recent claims that our biltong contains flavonoids for extra flavour. Bunsen burners, beakers and thermometers were arranged, and these powerful minds got to work.

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Holy Mackerel

Holy Mackerel

I’m going to let you in on one of Barbell Biltong’s deepest secrets. It has nothing to do with biltong, but another preserved food instead.

We have the big supermarket chains all figured out. You see, every couple of months they will practically halve the price of canned, wild caught sardines!

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The ShitBox Jump

The ShitBox Jump

We're jumping for joy. We sold out again and this time in less than a week. Excited that people are loving Barbell Biltong. Will be organising another machine very soon so we can double production. At this rate Rory might be able to repair his roof.

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Meat poetry

Meat poetry

We always write a message down on card before shipping away online biltong orders. When not busy turning meat into gold, we’ll group together and get creative.

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Burpees for a discount

Burpees for a discount

20 Burpees for $5 off. We weren't sure if we would have any takers. But at 7:30am, this brave warrior got the job done and earnt her school lunch.

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Seize the day

Seize the day

As the whales started breaching close to the horizon, and as an assortment of marsupials drew ever so closer to ransacking my campsite pantry, it occurred to me that my very existence made up a minute part of billions of years of evolution.

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America Baby!

America Baby!

A place where beef eat corn and the masses chew on jerky, not knowing any better. We plan to convert these heathens one at a time.

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