HEIGHT WEIGHT COMPETITION WEIGHT
5′ 11″ 275 LBS 245 – 250 LBS
PERSONAL TRAINER & NUTRITION COACH
Hailing from the Chicagoland area, Bodybuilder Brandon Beckrich earned a degree in dietetics, kinesiology and exercise-science from the University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC), where he began to pursue bodybuilding.
Brandon’s passion is helping others change their life through improving their health and as such he’s known to be the most sought after personal trainer in the Chicagoland area.
May 2012 marked his 8th year in competitive bodybuilding; starting as a teen light heavyweight champion, and now battling it out at the national level as a super heavyweight. Brandon has several titles to his name including Mr. Indiana and has been featured in several leading bodybuilding and fitness publications. Currently Brandon is a national level competitive bodybuilder, working toward an IFBB Pro Card.
Brandon is a proud father to his 3-year-old son Jaxin. This is the single most important thing in his life – as a single father, it’s all about him. The work that Brandon has invested in his training business and competitive bodybuilding is to give Jaxin the best life possible.
On Being an ALLMAX Athlete
There aren’t enough words to express how I feel about ALLMAX, but it’s something I take tremendous pride in. I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to represent a company that has so much pride and integrity. It feels very much like a family owned company; you’re treated with respect, and not just an athlete to put in advertisements. ALLMAX goes the extra mile to make sure all the products are of the best quality, and have the interests of the consumer and the high performance athlete in mind. I can honestly say that ALLMAX products have literally altered my physique. It’s a true privilege to be a part of the ALLMAX Team.
Question & Answer with Brandon
Favorite Type of Training
Hard and Heavy and drop sets.
Favorite Cheat Food
I love a good burger.
Favorite Diet Food
Steak and Sweet Potato.
What’s in your Gym Bag
Aminocore, Isoflex with Waxy Maize, my Vibram 5’s, and iPod.
What Do you Like to Do Outside the Gym?
I don’t get much time outside the gym, especially since that’s where my business is. When I do, I love to spend time with my son and girlfriend.
How Did you get into Fitness?
I started out lifting in 8th grade for sports. Then I began to enjoy the training more than the actual sport I was training for. That’s how I came to bodybuilding
What Do you Love to Listen to when you Work Out
Rock, Alternative, little R&B, little rap. No country, just something with a good beat.
2nd – Grand Rapids (Super Heavy)
2nd – Atlantic States (Super Heavy)
7th – Jr. Nationals (Super Heavy)
2nd – Detroit Motor City Classic (Super Heavy)
1st – Mr. Indiana
Brandon’s Training Plan
- Leg Extensions 3-10-12
- Leg Press 3-12-15
- Squats 4-10-12
- Hack or Front Squats 3-15
- Walking Lunges 3-15 each side
- Stiff Leg Deadlift 3-15
- Lying and Seated Leg Curls 4-15
- Incline DB or BB press 3-12
- Cable Crossovers 3-15
- Incline Chest Busters 3-12-15
- Weighted Dips 3-15
- Flat Hammer Press 3-12
- Pec Deck 3-15
- Pre-exhaust Pull Ups 30 reps
- Reverse Grip Pulldown 3-12
- Bent BB Row 4-10
- T-bar Row 3-10
- Hammer High Row 3-10
- Cable Row Wide Grip 3-10
- Straight Arm Pulldown or DB Pullover Superset with Wide Grip Pulldowns 3-15
- Rack Pulls 3-8-10
- DB Lateral Raises 3-12
- Shoulder Press 4-10
- Upright Rows 4-15
- Rear DB Flys 4-12
- Rear Pec Dec 4-15
- Front Raises and Seated Shrugs Superset 3-15
- BB Curls 3-15
- Incline DB Curls 3-15
- Spider Curls 3-15
- Hammer Curls 3-20
- V-bar Pushdown 4-15
- Overhead DB Ext 3-15
- Skull Crushers 3-15
- Dips 4-10
- Rope Pushdowns 3-15
10 oz steak, cream of rice, 10 grams Creatine Monohydrate, VITASTACK, Omega3
Between Meals One and Two
5 grams of Leucine, 3 scoops of AMINOCORE, 2 g of Arginine, 1 g of zinc
10 oz chicken, 10 oz of sweet potato, 1 cup chickpeas, Digestive Enzymes
10 oz sirloin steak, 4 oz brown rice pasta (measured dry), large green salad, 1 g L-carnitine, 2 g CLA95
75 grams of ISOFLEX (chocolate mint), 50 grams carbs from Waxy Maize 2300, 10 grams of ALLMAX Creatine Monohydrate
10 oz chicken or fish, 1 cup of brown rice, 1 cup of legumes, 1 cup of spinach
Between Meal Five and Six
5 grams of Leucine, 3 scoops of AMINOCORE, 2 g of Arginine, 1 g of zinc.
10 oz chicken or fish, 1/4 cup of cream of rice (measured dry), 1 cup of string beans or 8 stalks of asparagus, Digestive Enzymes, 1 g of L-carnitine, 2 g of CLA95
Meal Seven (before bed)
10 jumbo egg whites, 4 oz steak, 1 cup of spinach