Brute Showdown S2E5: The Grand Finale

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The end is here! On the final episode of the Brute Showdown we see the ladies take on the last three events, which include softball, soccer and an eating contest. We have seen a shake up in the standings as we progressed through the last few events, can the ladies close the gap and take the lead from our current leader, Brooke Ence?    Event 6: Softball “Hit-off” Each of the ladies will be pitched to by an LSU softball …

Brute Showdown S2E4: Look Great, Jump High, Run Fast

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In this episode of the Brute Showdown we get to see what muscles are for show and which are for “go”. The ladies battle it out in the pose-off and football combine. With former Ms.Olympia, Dana Linn Bailey, teaching the girls how to pose and all of them showcasing their speed and explosiveness this is one episode you won’t want to miss. Event Four: The Pose-Off 5 Mandatory Poses: Front Double Biceps Side Chest Back Double Biceps Abdominal and Thighs Favorite …

Brute Showdown S2E3: The Ladies Meet “Christine”

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In this episode of the Brute Showdown, the ladies meet Christine — one of CrossFit’s notorious Benchmark Workouts.  With Brute Coach Adrian Conway as the host, these four athletes from different realms of fitness are battling it out for the fastest time: bodybuilder Dana Linn Bailey, CrossFit athlete Brooke Ence, powerlifter Maddy Forberg and weightlifter Mattie Rogers. Event Three: CrossFit WOD “Christine” 3 Rounds for time: 500m Row 12 Deadlifts (95#) 21 Box Jumps (20″) While each of these ladies …

Brute Showdown S2E2: Max Lifts

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In this episode of the Brute Showdown, there’s cheering, slapping and several PRs as the competitors push themselves to find their max lifts. With Brute Coach Adrian Conway as the host, these four athletes from different realms of fitness are battling it out: bodybuilder Dana Linn Bailey, CrossFit athlete Brooke Ence, powerlifter Maddy Forberg and weightlifter Mattie Rogers. Watch as they complete the first two events of this competition: Event One: Max Clean Will the Olympic lifter, Mattie Rogers, who’s …

Brute Showdown Episode 1: Meet The Ladies

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What happens when a weightlifter, bodybuilder, powerlifter and CrossFit athlete walk into an arena? The. Brute. Showdown. That’s right — we’re here for round two folks and, this time, we’ll be watching the ladies compete. Two days. Four athletes. Eight events. In this first episode, you’ll be meeting the competitors and hearing what they’re most looking forward to in the competition (and what they’re most scared of):   Mattie Rogers Weightlifter,  2017 Bronze and 2018 Silver Medalist at the World …

Brute Showdown Episode 4: All the Balls

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In the final episode of this series of the Brute Showdown, Bodybuilder Lawrence Ballenger, Powerlifter Steve Gentili, CrossFit Games Athlete Jacob Heppner, and Olympic Weightlifter Luis Javier Mosquera complete the last five events — and someone leaves with a big badge of respect. In this episode, the competitors complete these events: Football Combine Soccer Ball Dribble Football Throw Batting Cage/Baseball Throw Knockout (Basketball) Someone makes a huge comeback and takes home the glory. Watch the whole episode to find out. …

Brute Showdown Episode 3: Deadlift, Physique Show & Burger Challenge

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In Episode 3 of the Brute Showdown, we continue the battle between athletes from four different disciplines: Bodybuilder Lawrence Ballenger, Powerlifter Steve Gentilli, CrossFit Games Athlete Jacob Heppner, and Olympic Weightlifter Luis Javier Mosquera. In this episode, the competitors complete events three, four and five: Max Deadlift — Athletes have 20 minutes to find their one rep max deadlift Physique Show — Competitors are graded on poses and muscle composition Lucky 13 Burger Challenge — Who can finish eating the …

Brute Showdown Episode 2: Max Clean & Grace

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In Episode 2 of the Brute Showdown, the competitors complete events one and two: Max Clean — Athletes go for a one rep max clean from the floor (lift can be power or full, but cannot be from the hang position) CrossFit Event: Grace — 30 clean and jerks for time at 135 pounds Watch the whole episode to find out who wins both. And catch some bonus footage, of what a food trip looks like with bodybuilder Lawrence Ballenger …

Brute Showdown Episode 1: Meet the Competitors

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A weightlifter, powerlifter, bodybuilder and Crossfit athlete walk into an arena together — who wins? 🤔 We’ve teamed up with Bodybuilding.com and Mark Bell Slingshot to explore that question, bringing you a competition like never seen before. The events are as diverse as the competitors: Max Clean CrossFit Event: Grace Deadlift Physique Show Lucky 13 Burger Challenge Football Combine Soccer Ball Dribble Football Throw Batting Cage/Baseball Throw Knockout (Basketball) Watch Episode 1 to meet the competitors: Jacob Heppner CrossFit Games …