Clinics and Events

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…

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November 16, 2016

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,…

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May 2, 2017

German Volume Training Clinic 2017

‘New Year, New You’ and all that schisse! If you are expecting a post full of optimism, mindfulness and inspiration then obviously you don’t know me or our facility well enough. No three word slogan (with the exception of ‘live, laugh, love’ – how can your heart not skip a beat out of pure positivity…

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January 12, 2017

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…

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October 18, 2016

Advanced Lifting Clinic 2016

As regular as a leadership challenge in Australian politics, the approaching warmer months provide the impetus and motivation to get in shape before indulging in all the benefits summer has to offer. Staying true to the Hammer philosophy however means that there is no 8 or 12-week ‘bikini/budgie smuggler’ challenge on our schedule. What we…

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September 7, 2016

Silly Season 2016

Have you noticed a slight change in the air lately? That’ll be Silly Season. It is encroaching… We have been doing this for long enough now to know how this plays out. The weather is getting warmer and the temptation to reach for a cold beer or cheeky spritzer is intense, not to mention the social…

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August 30, 2016

Modified Strongman Course

It seems like everyone has seen or at the very least, heard about ‘The Mountain’ (or Hafthor Bjornsson to his friends) from Game of Thrones by now. With that physique appearing on one of the most popular television shows of the last 10 years, it is fair to say that he has reinvigorated the interest…

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August 4, 2016

ADP Injury Prevention & Management

If you’ve been mentally preparing for our Athlete Development Program – one of our biggest programs of the year – the very last thing you want is to be sidelined with an injury. While we take the very best care in periodising our programs to minimise injury, sometimes the odd niggle here and there is…

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May 12, 2016

2016 Athlete Development Program Breakdown

This is the 4th year of our coveted Athlete Development Program. The idea behind this program is to get participants training in a format similar to that performed by athletes during the competitive season. Even if you are not a sports fan, most of us have a huge appreciation for an athlete’s dedication to their…

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May 9, 2016

Functional vs Non-Functional Overreaching

By Riley Gould If you’ve been hanging around Hammer HQ lately, you may have heard the buzz about our upcoming training clinic ‘Overreaching’. If you’re wondering what the overreaching clinic involves, it’s a 10-day training clinic which we run at the end of each year intending to impose a super-compensation phase while you recover during the…

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November 26, 2015