Tag: exercise science

Exercise Physiologist FAQ

The role of an exercise physiologist is often misunderstood – in this article Riley Gould attempts to addresses some of the most common questions. The title ‘Exercise Physiologist’ is a rarely heard term outside the allied health and fitness industry. After discussions with many people outside of the industry, I have found it is often…

Coaching Foundations Program

However, we also know that this process isn’t without its flaws; just like any industry, tertiary education is now a large commercial enterprise, with 16,000 sports science and human movement students’ graduating from universities in Australia last year alone. While a large graduate population allows for a competitive workforce comprised of talented and well-educated individuals…

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,…