Category: Clinics and Events

Overreaching 2017

  Where has this year gone? It only seems like yesterday that we were yelling ‘Schisse!’ during our grueling German Volume Program, yet here we are a mere 4 weeks from our coveted Overreaching program. This will be the eighth iteration of our most challenging and exciting program and while we have been getting more…

12 Week Summer Preseason

Wait. ‘Summer Preseason’ doesn’t sound particularly scientific or elite in the slightest. In fact, you may be thinking ‘has Hammer sold its soul like all the other big gyms to exploit the marketability of fitness?’ We’d be lying if we said there wasn’t some capitalisation on the nervousness that showing a bit of skin during…

2017 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 medalist however,…

2016 Overreaching Clinic

Another year down, and what a crazy year it has been. We had the U.S. presidential election, we lost favoured musicians, poor old Harambe, Ebola, Zika, Justin Bieber’s comeback…  Anyway, here’s some good news; firstly, we gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Joseph (but we will get to that)! We are also drawing ever-closer to the…

2016 Run Forrest, Run Clinic

While we do talk about body composition at Hammer Athletic, we’re not talking about crazy ‘Cast Away’ diets or prepping for loincloth season. Much like a professional sporting team, we are talking about a season within a periodised training program which, in this case, has been specifically designed to give you a cheeky kick-start to…

Silly Season 2016

Have you noticed a slight change in the air lately? That’ll be Silly Season. It is encroaching… We have been doing this for long enough now to know how this plays out. The weather is getting warmer and the temptation to reach for a cold beer or cheeky spritzer is intense, not to mention the social…

Modified Strongman Course

It seems like everyone has seen or at the very least, heard about ‘The Mountain’ (or Hafthor Bjornsson to his friends) from Game of Thrones by now. With that physique appearing on one of the most popular television shows of the last 10 years, it is fair to say that he has reinvigorated the interest…