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EP 74: The Road to Becoming Mr. Olympia

September 24, 2019 2 min read

EP 74: The Road to Becoming Mr. Olympia

Joining us today is the NEW Mr. Olympia, Brandon Curry!  In this episode of the Knowledge and Mileage Podcast, 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.

 

 

Time Stamps

4:30 - Brandon talks about the sacrifices, challenges and family dynamics of training to be Mr. Olympia.

12:00 - Why Brandon moved from fitness modeling to full fledged bodybuilding.

17:45 - The moment Brandon realized he belonged on the Olympia stage.

24:00 - How the Arnold win prepped Brandon to win Mr. Olympia.

26:00 - Hard work then smart work. Why Brandon competed 8 times in 2015 just to get on stage at the Olympia. And how he ended up training in Kuwait.

32:00 - How training in Kuwait changed the game for Brandon.

40:00 - How the judges threw Brandon’s plans for a loop this year.

45:00 - Would Brandon go back and change his approach in his early days in the sport?

48:00 - What would Mr. Olympia tell those who are still trying to reach their goals?

56:00 - Can Brandon see himself following in Dexter Jackson's footsteps and compete FOREVER?

 

 

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