EP 74: The Road to Becoming Mr. Olympia: Interview with Brandon Curry
September 24, 20192 min read
Joining us today is the new Mr. OlympiaBrandon Curry! In this episode of Knowledge and Mileage, Brandon fills us in on his long and winding road to the Olympia title. From an 8 contest season to placing last in the Olympia and moving to Kuwait to the Olympia title, Mr. Olympia has a wealth on knowledge to share with all of us.
Brandon talks about the sacrifices, challenges and family dynamics of training to be Mr. Olympia [4:30]
Why Brandon moved from fitness modeling to full fledged bodybuilding [12:00]
The moment Brandon realized he belonged on the Olympia stage [17:45]
How the Arnold win prepped Brandon to win Mr. Olympia [24:00]
Why Brandon competed 8 times in 2015 just to get on stage at the Olympia. And how he ended up training in Kuwait [26:00]
How training in Kuwait changed the game for Brandon [32:00]
How the judges threw Brandon’s plans for a loop this year [40:00]
Would Brandon go back and change his approach in his early days in the sport? [45:00]
What would Mr. Olympia tell those who are still trying to reach their goals? [48:00]
Can Brandon see himself following in Dexter Jackson's footsteps and compete forever? [56:00]
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