Tag: fitness

Results are not linear

You may hear us preach “consistency is key” and we preach this because consistency both on the gym floor and at home with nutrition is the recipe for success. There are no quick fixes or easy options and as with anything worth doing, achieving any measure of success requires time and effort. However, the problem…

German Volume Training Clinic

The German Volume Training (GVT) program runs for 6 weeks commencing February 11th, 2019. Each year, we implement the GVT protocol among our athletes which is a protocol derived by Rolf Feser. Feser’s method of resistance training involved performing 10 sets of 10 repetitions, on a 60-90 second turnaround, at roughly 50-65% of a participant’s…

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…

2016 Phase 6 Hamlow: Steve Muller

If by now you haven’t heard, The Hamlow Medal is the new award which we will be using to acknowledge stand-out efforts in the gym. (More info on The Hamlow Medal) It is considered the highest honour for individual athletes at Hammer Athletic, and the phase 6 winner has now officially been chosen by the coaches. So without further ado, the winner…