The biography, life, and accomplishments of Brandon Hendrickson

Brandon Hendrickson

Brandon Hendrickson is a professional bodybuilder in the Men’s Physique Division. Since earning his pro card in 2013, he has continued his dominance competing at events like the New York Pro, Arnold Classic, and Mr. Olympia, among many other notable events.

Below is a complete breakdown of his profile, stats, biography, training and diet regimens.

Full Name: Brandon Hendrickson

Weight Height Date Of Birth
185-195 lbs. 5’8” 06/16/1987
Division Era Nationality
Men’s Physique 2010 American

 


Brandon Hendrickson

Biography

Brandon Hendrickson is from Chicago, Illinois and always enjoyed lifting on the side while playing sports like wrestling, track and field, and football. He always wanted to model as a young child and while going to college, he also worked with a modeling agency. As fate would have it, he soon came to love lifting and fitness became more than just a hobby, but a part of his life.

Brandon earned his pro card in 2013 after winning the NPC National Championships that same year. Since then, Brandon has competed with the best, winning top events like Mr. Olympia and the Arnold Classic. With a large following on social media, he posts workouts and plenty of photos to keep his fans engaged.

Training

Brandon’s workout routine covers all those muscle groups with great exercises to target your muscles to grow and really build definition.

Leg Day

Shoulders & Arms

Chest Day

  • Machine Press: 3 sets, 10 reps
  • Pec Deck: 3 sets, 12 reps
  • Bench Press: 3 sets, 10 reps
  • DB Flys: 3 sets, 10 reps
  • Push Press: 3 sets, 8 reps

Back Day

  • Low Cable Row: 4 sets, 12 reps
  • One Arm Row: 4 sets, 12 reps
  • Underhand Row: 4 sets, 10 reps
  • Lat Pulldowns: 4 sets, 10 reps

Brandon Hendrickson

Nutrition

Brandon obviously takes his nutrition seriously, eating only clean and whole foods, but what any serious bodybuilder does is work to make sure they are getting adequate amounts of the right food. Important foods in Brandon’s diet are eggs, lean meats, beef, green vegetables, sweet potato, brown rice, fruits, and whatever supplements he sees fit, most notably, a protein powder.

Supplementation

When it comes to a solid supplementation routine, having the right supplements on your shelf and ready to go can greatly influence many of your gains. Looking for some staples, definitely check out protein powders, pre-workout, and intra-workout BCAAs, as these will offer great benefits to every single one of your workouts. For those looking for that added edge, and of course dependent on your goals, creatine, mass gainers, and fat burners are important supplements to check out as well. And to stay as healthy as possible, a multivitamin will give you those important vitamins and minerals so you never suffer a deficiency.

Competition History

  • 2021 Mr. Olympia, 1st (Men’s Physique)
  • 2020 Mr. Olympia, 1st (Men’s Physique)
  • 2020 Arnold Classic, 2nd
  • 2019 Mr. Olympia, 4th (Men’s Physique)
  • 2018 Jicheng Classic Sanya Pro, 1st
  • 2018 Japan Pro, 1st
  • 2018 Asian Grand Prix Pro, 1st
  • 2018 Mr. Olympia, 1st (Men’s Physique)
  • 2018 Salt City Showdown Pro, 2nd
  • 2018 Governor’s Cup Pro, 1st
  • 2018 Hawaii Pro, 1st
  • 2018 Arnold Classic, 3rd
  • 2017 Mr. Olympia, 3rd (Men’s Physique)
  • 2017 Arnold Classic, 3rd
  • 2016 Mr. Olympia, 4th (Men’s Physique)
  • 2016 Arnold Classic, 1st
  • 2015 Mr. Olympia, 5th (Men’s Physique)
  • 2015 Tampa Pro, 1st
  • 2015 Mile High Pro, 4th
  • 2015 New York Pro, 7th
  • 2015 Western Cup Pro, 8th
  • 2014 Dallas Pro, 7th
  • 2014 Tampa Pro, 6th
  • 2014 Mile High Pro, 7th
  • 2013 NPC National Championships, 1st
  • 2013 Junior Championships, 7th
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