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More exercise, and more important than physical exercise he needs mental exercise. In other words, training! This will not only help you gain more control over his behavior by teaching him to follow commands, it will help fulfill that need all GSDs have to use their brain and interact with their owners.

Also, in terms of jumping, rather than just focusing on the behavior you don't want, teach him a behavior you do want. It's much easier for a dog to understand what to do than be left to his own devices to figure out what not to do. A dog who is sitting can't jump, so when it come to greeting people or getting petted, teach him to sit. If he breaks the sit, tell him "no", and immediately stop any petting or reinforcement of his behavior. Then when he sits again, resume petting. This way he learns that sitting gets him the attention he wants, whereas jumping or anything else doesn't. So he'll naturally choose to sit.
 
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