Gus Cooke

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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Podcast: Females on Steroids with Victoria Felkar

By Gus Cooke / August 23, 2018 /

In todays episode of the Muscle Nerd Podcast we have a special guest, Victoria Felkar. She is world leading researcher in womens’s health and female hormone manipulation within sport and medicine. She is a practitioner, consultant, author and educator. She has spoken all over the world including the great SWIS symposium in Canada. She has…

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Daniel Mahony

By Gus Cooke / July 18, 2018 /

Became the Strongest Teenager in Australia

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Rhiannon Keith

By Gus Cooke / March 7, 2018 /

Became The Strongest Female in U75 Australia & IFBB Competitor

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3 Major Keys to Building Strength and Size

By Gus Cooke / December 11, 2017 /

On the surface, stimulating muscle growth is easy: just drink coffee, eat meat and lift heavy! Weight training will work as long as you’re progressively increasing the demand placed on the muscle over time (either by adding more weight, doing more reps at a given weight, doing more sets, etc.). But it’s still interesting to understand the…

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