Gray Cook

January 23, 2022

CGP Ep428 Coming Out…of the Off Season

We have talked extensively about off season training on this podcast. In this episode we go DEEP into what I think is the most important part of off season training. Coming out of it! You started the off season with clear goals and expectations. You focus on the recipe that will help you create the […]
December 29, 2021

CGP Ep425 Five Things to Carry into 2022

In this episode I want to look back at 2021 and see what lessons I have learnt that I would like to carry forward into 2022. This is a great exercise for you to try yourself! It is is like the opposite of a New Years Resolution, which by now you should know I hate. […]
December 22, 2021

CGP Ep424 Your Holiday Program

“YOJAY!! What kind of program should I do over the holidays? Off season? What do you program for your Tour guys during the winter break?” That is a loaded question homey! I will do my best to drop the science and dark art of creating off season performance programs for you. You are aware that […]
December 16, 2021

CGP Ep423 Five Finger Death Punch

Take a deep dive into what you do. What responsibilities do you have to execute each day to be effective in your job? Which ones are doing all the work and which ones are acting like your pinky. Just show up for show while your opposable fun is kneading the dough! As an entrepreneur I […]
December 2, 2021

CGP Ep421 The Ultimate Rotational Power Exercise

“Did you see that exercise the Coach had on his Instagram?” Stop focussing on the exercise! Focus on the elements that make up the exercise. What are the physiological demands applied to the body during the movement? Are these the ingredients that will take your performance to the next level? Are you wanting strength, power, […]
November 17, 2021

CGP Ep419 Modern Fitness Pro Coaching Model

Fitness pros! Have you ever had someone walk in your gym and say,” I am looking for some mental fortitude, grit and self belief!”? I thought not. It is a complete opposite. “I want to lose 10lbs, get stronger and improve my overall health!” They say they want physiological change but the most valuable thing […]
November 11, 2021

Dynamic Coaching Model for the Modern Golf Pro

The classic golf coaching model is inherently broken. A golfer books a lesson with you on Thursday after shooting their worst round of the year on Sunday. Your job is to solve the problems they experienced on Sunday and give them a solution that will ensure they play better next weekend. The challenge is addressing […]
October 19, 2021

CGP Ep415 Weight Loss & Body Composition

Does your weight really matter? Im sure you have had times in your life where you looked great even though the scale said you are 3lbs over and other times that it says you lost 5lbs and you look like shit! Its all about body composition people! How do you measure yourself? Scale? Tape measure? […]
October 13, 2021

CGP Ep414 Comedy of Errors Leads to Success

I love it when people ask me how I became a stand up comic? The same way I became a collegiate athlete and an entrepreneur! Mix passion, consistent unmatched work ethic with a set of cojones and you have all the ingredients to accomplish pretty much anything in life. The cool thing is that all […]
October 7, 2021

CGP Ep 413 Getting Cut from Peleton

Getting cut can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Making the team may feel good but in the long run it teaches you nothing. If you have never been cut you have never pushed your potential. The lessons I have learnt from losing have made me the winner I am today. And […]
November 3, 2017

Kettlebell Training Styles

The majority of the fitness community assumes that a kettlebell is a kettlebell and all kettlebell training is the same. This statement couldn’t be further from truth! This ancient tool has evolved into multiple forms, shapes, sizes and manufacturing variations and has spawned countless schools and certifications for kettlebell training, each with their own philosophy […]
December 23, 2015

A Strength Coach’s Perspective FMS, SFMA, TPI

I get asked all the time “Are you an FMS guy? Do you use the SFMA? Which one is better? I thought you were a TPI guy why would you use the FMS?” The answer to these questions is YES! I use the FMS, SFMA and TPI screens, as well as a ton of other […]
December 9, 2015

CGP Ep103 STOP Chasing Pain with Perry Nickelston

Dr. Perry Nickelston and I talk about pain and how to avoid chasing after the symptoms and  get to the root of the problem. Perry is the host of the Stop Chasing Pain Podcast which is fantastic. His insight into what causes pain, compensation and his ability to find the right modality to remove the […]
December 17, 2014

CGP Ep48 The Golf Doc: Dr. Harry Sese

The key to success in the golf performance industry is to surround yourself with the best professionals in the business and stay in your lane! This episode is all about Teamwork and how we use the Team concept on the PGA Tour. Our guest this week is one of my closest friends and my go […]
October 1, 2014

CGP Ep37 Correctives & Removing Limitations Phase

Do you understand how to remove the physical limitations that are getting in the way of your client’s best performance? Do you even know what their limitations are? If your not screening then you are only guessing. Functional corrective exercises are different to 90% of the common exercises you see in your local gym. No […]
August 13, 2014

CGP Ep29 Perform Better Summit 2014

Here is my recap of what is the fitness equivalent to the Catalina Wine Mixer. The 2014 @Perform_Better Summit! All the nitty gritty rom what was one of the best PB Summits ever! The summit was a great success and I was able to spend quality time with some of my closest friends and colleagues […]