Tag: performance

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,…

Concurrent training for strength, power and endurance

By Matt Ham When periodising our programs the way we do, we always consider external loads both outside and inside the gym to achieve optimal results while minimising fatigue, illness and injury. Our upcoming Run Forrest, Run Clinic will incorporate the principles of concurrent training including a higher loads of conditioning (running) combined with resistance exercises that complement our running…

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…