Welcome to Pillars of Modern Man where our mission is to enlighten, empower and evolve you, the reader.

With a diversified approach in mind we seek to enlighten and invite you to explore with us concepts surrounding the Pillars of Fitness, Food, & Freedom.

Humans are creatures of habit, who have been found to consistently resist new ideas. We wish to challenge conventional wisdom so as to empower you to create positive change in yourself and those around you.

Evolution has only just begun.

Ryan Hinz & Team PMM
Pillars Of Modern Man
Enlighten. Empower. Evolve.


Team PMM

10155776_10154054315810601_907548433_nRyan Hinz
PMM Founder – Lifestyle & Performance
AA, BA (Behavioural Sciences) University of Tasmania
Master of Social Work
Clinical Counselling (Qualifying) Griffith University
Certified Level III/IV Trainer
ASCA Qualified Strength & Conditioning Coach
ASCA Sports Nutrition/ASCA Senior Mentor

Ryan is a health & fitness enthusiast, ASCA strength coach and Crossfitter and founder of PMM who enjoys reaching out and inspiring others to create positive change in their lives. He has a wealth of experience, having worked in the health & fitness industry for over 10 years. As a qualified Australian Strength & Conditioning Coach and ASCA Senior Mentor he has had the opportunity to develop and implement government health initiatives delivering seminars, lectures as well as working in the field of rehabilitation. He specialises in lifestyle and athletic performance and has a wide range of experience from sporting teams to Australian Olympic representatives.

A graduate from the University of Tasmania and a Behavioural Science major, he has a passion for the psychology of healthy living and enjoys researching and acquiring new understandings. He believes in a balanced and diversified approach to health and strongly affirms that the quality of one’s attitude and behavioural output has a direct effect on positive change. Ryan spent his formative years living and studying in Australia’s natural state, Tasmania and now currently resides in Canberra and works for the Government and is studying his Masters Degree. When not busy with Pillars Of Modern Man, he enjoys Mountain Biking, Crossfit, Snowboarding, Travel, Guitar and Photography & Video editing.


PMM Pharmacist & Biotech Guru
BPharm (Hons) University of Tasmania
Professional Honours in Clinical Pharmacy
Certificate III in Fitness
Level 1 Rowing Coach

Graeme comes to us with a wealth of experience in many different areas. With a background in Pharmacy and Genetic Engineering his thirst for scientific knowledge surrounding biotechnology is astounding. He has a love for clinical research and wishes to enhance our understanding of neuro-degeneration as his father passed away from Parkinson’s disease.

Graemes academic accolades are quite impressive. During his studies, he was awarded the George Taylor Scholarship for Clinical Pharmacy, he was the recipient of the Vice-Chancellors Leadership Award, a member of the Golden Keys International Honours Society and a prizewinner for excellence in community pharmacy. His outstanding achievements and community contributions were recognised by the University of Tasmania by awarding him as the Valedictorian of the Health Faculty where he graduated from a Bachelor of Pharmacy with First Class Honours.

In addition, Graeme has a remarkable background with sporting teams, having participated in AFL premierships and rowing championships at a state and national level. He showed leadership at a young age through selection as the co-captain of his schools first XVIII football team. Following school, he continued to take part in competitive sports and has played representative Rugby League. He has recently completed his Cert III in fitness and is on his way to completing his Cert IV.

Graeme is a past member of the Australian Army Reserves and has since worked as a Pharmacist and with the Tasmanian Ambulance Service. At the start of 2015 he moved to Sydney to pursue his passion of becoming a Doctor after being accepted into a post-graduate medical degree at the University of Notre Dame.

Having recently overcome monumentous personal challenges he has an amazing zest for life and enjoys communicating his experiences with others to entice them to live more fulfilling lives.


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