Brent Fikowski’s Secret Advantage

Episode 203Matthew Cooper


This week on The Brute Strength Podcast, we welcome back Brent Fikowski for the second time. Brent is one of the most consistent and successful CrossFit athletes to date, finishing 4th, 2nd and 4th in his previous Games appearances. In this week’s episode, we’ll be diving into the more technical side of training. Brent will share some of the tactics he uses when preparing for competition, how he approaches training, and some killer habits that give him an edge over ...

The Transformation of Cole Sager

Episode 202brutestrength


In the past, six-time CrossFit Games athlete Cole Sager wasn’t someone widely known for his performance during the CrossFit Open, but this year he’s making waves, finishing 6th worldwide at the 2019 CrossFit Open. Cole joins the Brute Strength Podcast this week to discuss what changed in his approach to this year’s Games. Spoiler alert: It all comes down to mindset. He brings us back to his mentality during this year’s Open, discusses the topics of eating disorders and body ...

Eating for Muscle and Strength ft. Eric Helms

Episode 201brutestrength


When there’s a ghost, you’re going to call the Ghostbusters—makes sense. But when you need to build muscle in a 100% drug-free way, but still turn your body into a bodybuilding and powerlifting machine, you’re going to want Eric Helms on speed dial. The author of The Muscle and Strength Pyramid books and co-founder of the 3D Muscle Journey is back on the Brute Podcast this week to share his knowledge in nutrition, exercise science and all things muscles. He ...

Jiu-Jitsu Secrets and Principles ft. Ryron Gracie

Episode 200brutestrength


Ryron Gracie is kind of a big deal. One could even say this week’s Brute Podcast guest has Brazilian jiu-jitsu in his blood, as this legend in the sport also shares ancestry with its original creator, Hélio Gracie (yup, he’s grandfathered in—literally). Listening to Ryron talk, you can tell he is a calm, collected and self-aware individual—all of which he attributes to his experiences training in the sport of jiu-jitsu. For him, it’s more than a sport. It’s a lifestyle. ...

Mat Fraser: The Man Behind the Medals

Episode 199brutestrength


Finally, the episode with the legend himself, Mat Fraser. This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, Mat joins in on the fun to discuss his upbringing and his eventual rise to the top of the CrossFit podium. Unlike other interviews, Mat spends more time sharing stories from behind the scenes than he does about winning his medals. Truth be told, Mat is a fantastic storyteller, and lucky for you he’s got plenty of them. Tune in to hear more about ...