Category: Opinion

Who IS the best personal trainer in Brisbane?

A ‘best personal trainer in Brisbane’ competition was recently brought to my attention through a tag by a loyal friend on social media. The competition is being run by a well-known local internet site, renown for reviews of all things food, drink, events, festivals and everything in-between. The site was asking for input from followers as to…

Fitspo Psycho Vs. Social Psycho

johnBy Matt Ham. When it comes to nutrition it is so very important to have a well-rounded and balanced approach. Unless you’ve come to us saying you want to get up on a stage, or compete professionally, chances are that you’re looking to be as lean and strong as possible while maintaining the lifestyle that you enjoy. During…

Hammerology

An open letter to Hammer enthusiasts, friends and people who have stumbled across this (and have liked what they have heard and stayed): So it’s been quite a few months since I last spoke and a hell of a lot has happened since. 2014 has been quite a watershed year for us here at Hammer…

Leave our industry alone!

Written by Kristine Ham and Matthew Ham In a recent rant[i] by an industry colleague, it was pointed out that the fitness industry as a whole was providing a disservice to the general population. It was claimed that fitness professionals in general (PT’s, coaches, even nutritionists) were not doing their job, and despite the growing…