Tag: sports science

October Best on Ground

For a long time Judith has been a consistent trainer in the gym and has steadily progressed over the past 2 years back when she had never done any strength training. In October Judith was a part of the Athlete Development Program and she absolutely worked her butt off. Each week she went from strength…

August Best on Ground

Earlier this year Izzy finished her first Marathon (42km – she’s crazy!) and despite her hectic marathon running schedule she still performed consistently well in the gym. However, since running really long distances hasn’t been the main focus Izzy’s recent results were nothing short of outstanding. Here’s just a taste of some of her results,…

12 Week Marathon Prep Clinic

Whether you’re just getting started, are an avid runner or have been strength training with Hammer Athletic and are looking for a new challenge, our Marathon Prep Clinic has been scientifically crafted (by our resident Sports Scientists) to benefit you at your level. This clinic will be aired in tandem with a strength/power specific weights…

Coaching Principles

Applying exercise science and evidence-based practices in clinical, healthy and sporting populations. Last year we delivered our inaugural ‘Coaching Foundations Program’ that covered pre-screening assessments, exercise prescription and periodisation methods for athletes and the ‘Average Joe’. This year we are going one step further by delivering a ‘Hammer Athletic Coaching Principles’ program. Eligibility This course…

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…

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,…