Nutrition

Kait Snowdon

By Gus Cooke / February 24, 2022 /

Kait was able to get stronger for a powerlifting competition and come down a weight class to fit her physique goals. The Beginning She came to us because she had issues with her previous coach with late program delivery and communication. We started in Oct 2020 at 82.5kg in body weight, and her best squat…

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Food Fraud? | Marketing Health Claims

By Ruby Cooke / March 9, 2021 /

Aren’t we all! The abundance of health claims out there with products labelled “superfoods”, “functional” and “natural” can be overwhelming.

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Are you afraid of fat gain?

By Natalie Kormushoff / September 9, 2019 /

I’m going to start by telling you a story that might sound familiar. You’ve been dieting for awhile, lost some weight, and now you’ve decided you want to add some muscle. Food is up, you’ve been feeling good and feeling stronger, and weight has been stable.

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How to Stop Overeating

By Natalie Kormushoff / April 29, 2019 /

First, hi! It’s been a looooong time since I’ve written anything but I’m happy to be back and I’m happy you’re here reading this. A few years back I was diagnosed with a binge eating disorder. Today, I am well and truly recovered but in the years I’ve worked as a strength coach, I have…

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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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Victoria Felkar | Females on Steroids

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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Position Stand: Creatine Monohydrate and Performance

By Gus Cooke / November 17, 2017 /

The following seven points related to the use of creatine monohydrate as a nutritional supplement constitute the Position Statement of Lifters League

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The man who chases two rabbits doesn’t eat

By Gus Cooke / March 14, 2017 /

“The man who chases two rabbits doesn’t eat”. I heard this quote a long time ago in a podcast from Dr. Lonnie Lowry, and it has stuck with me since. To me, this quote brilliantly sums up the importance of proper goal setting.

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Calorie Deficits Don’t Work

By Gus Cooke / February 16, 2017 /

I’ve written before about why the fitness industry is wrong about fat loss. Let me explain to you what most don’t understand about calorie balance; it all comes down to something called ‘homeostasis’. Homeostasis is recognised in science as a major factor in every life form, but of course the fitness industry has overlooked…

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Danielle De Haas

By Gus Cooke / April 11, 2016 /

Victoria IFBB Physique Winner

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