About The Authors

Cato Rutherford

Cato Rutherford is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the South Sydney Rabbitohs, and is the Owner/ Director of Australia’s Award winning Lift Performance Centre in Sydney’s Redfern.

Cato is the Eleiko Sales Agent Australia and New Zealand, and lectures at home an abroad with The Poliquin Group, ICANS, Level Up Continuing Education, FILEX and PLAE Labs.

Cato is also a highly sort after manual therapist specialising in ART, and has amassed a broad range of experience over many years in the industry with a passion for health and high performance.



Robert Flett BSp&ExSc (Hons)

Robert Flett is an Australian sport scientist having graduated with distinction from the University of Technology, Sydney, in 2017.

Robert is currently conducting research at UTS in the field of applied biomechanics. His research seeks to develop ways to improve athlete screening through advanced strength testing methods.

For the better part of his career in the fitness industry, Robert has worked as a Personal Trainer and Strength and Conditioning coach, working with a range of clientele from general populations to elite athletes and sporting teams. With a special interest in athlete development, Robert uses the latest sports science research to design the best training approaches for his clients.