Gus Cooke

Interview with Elite Powerlifter Sarah Rainbow

By Gus Cooke / July 30, 2020 /

Sarah Rainbow is one of the best powerlifters in the country and world. In 2018 she beatAustralia’s longest standing records held but the G.O.A.T Bev Francis taking her bench press record of 150kg with a massive 157.5kg. This also won her ProRawX which is one of the biggest powerlifting meets in the world.

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Velocity Based Training for Powerlifting

By Gus Cooke / July 16, 2020 /

I talk to Jay Kelly the High Performance Liaison Officer of GymAware. The innovators of the technology behind Velocity Based Training

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Nutrition Science for Powerlifting

By Gus Cooke / June 30, 2020 /

Welcome to the first episode of the Lifters League Podcast. Its been nearly 2 years since our last podcast and now we are finally back better then ever.

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By Gus Cooke / April 23, 2020 /

A 6 week long home based training program designed for the quarantine of COVID-19. Its focus on the main compound lifts of Squat, Bench, Deadlift, Overhead Press and Row. It focuses on Injury Prevention, preparation for return to gym life and such strength training with things you may not have seen before

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Sarah Rainbow

By Gus Cooke / December 19, 2019 /

Broke the longest standing record in History and won the hardest competition in the world.

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Powerlifting Secret with Gus

By Gus Cooke / December 10, 2019 /

I had the opportunity to talk on the Wolf Den with Mark Ottobre from Enterprise Fitness straight after coaching at the biggest stage in the world of powerlifting ProRaw Big Dogs & Wild Cats. Full episode below… here is what they had to say; In this episode, powerlifting athlete and coach, Gus Cooke joins us…

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Joanne Greagan

By Gus Cooke / November 18, 2019 /

14 months post baby hitting a total PB of 535kg on the biggest stage in the world.

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Sleep Hack

By Gus Cooke / December 22, 2018 /

Living in the modern western world it is drilled into us to work more, do more, consume more and we sacrifice our poor sleep the most to gain more “time”. But as Dr. Matthew Walker suggest we will massively reduce our life expectancy, more likely to develop diabetes, cancer or alzheimers. So are we really…

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Cynthia Sepulveda

By Gus Cooke / October 30, 2018 /

Inspiring transformation seeing a 52kg powerlifter lean down on 3500 calories

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Breathing, Bracing and Building Tension

By Gus Cooke / October 2, 2018 /

The quality of our movement during the bench is dictated by we are able to maintain tension. Barebones, without any muscles, are nothing but a stack of bones. Without the continuous collaboration of the 29 pairs of muscles that make up our trunk and the fascia that holds them together the weight of our upper…

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