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Athlete Development Program

2019 Athlete Development Program

Whether your goal is to lose body fat, build muscle or become stronger or faster your focus should always be on one thing: improving your overall athletic performance. Athletes train in the weight room and on the field to enhance their talent and skill. Being the best lifter doesn’t necessarily make them a gold medallist,…

Off Season Wisdom

For the love of God you don’t need to get ‘fitter’ during the off-season. As we draw to the close of another long (seemingly long-er than the last) winter sport season, clubs and athletes are already preparing for what’s next. I can bet that most parents reading this have had their kids playing and/or training…

June 2019 Best on Ground

Chris Chew. Wow. Pigs are flying, Hell is freezing over and the world could end tomorrow. For those who don’t know, Chriso is known for doing some stupidly funny shit inside and outside the walls of Hammer Athletic. He once jumped 1 metre above the pull-up bars and somehow missed the bar and fell over…

Advanced Lifting Clinic 2019

Commencing Monday 2nd September 2019. This is a program for anyone who is competent with O-lifting or has had sufficient tutelage in it. To do this program you must have a good gym age with a good strength capacity. Basically, if you haven’t heard that terminology then you probably aren’t ready for this program. This…

May 2019 Best on Ground

Joely Lando you heard it – he’s back baby! After years of having an unused gym membership the big fella has really turned it around the past 2-3 months. We’re still unsure whether it’s due to him riding in supreme comfort in his new Mercedes Benz or whether it’s because his partner drags his arse…

Selling Out

“Hammer Athletic will NEVER do an 8-week challenge” – Matt Ham (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.)   “Fuck it” – Also Matt Ham (2019) I have been very vocal about my dislike for 8-week challenges, 12-week challenges, 21-day challenges and every other variation of these ‘fitness challenges’. Now I find myself promoting and pushing the…