Muscle & Fitness Male Model 2013: Month Three Co-Winner
Brandan will compete at the 2013 Muscle & Fitness Model Search in Las Vegas during the Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend for the overall title.
Name: Brandan Fokken
Birth Date: 10/03/1979
Current Residence: Sioux Falls, SD
Hometown: Sioux Falls , SD
Occupation: Wellness Coordinator/Prep Coach
Years Training: 17 years
What do you like best about working out?
The way it makes me feel. The confidence it adds in my everyday life.
What or who got you started working out?
I wanted to be "big and strong" my whole life. Looking up to Heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger or even superman made me want a physique like theirs, so at 14 yrs old I got started.
Who influenced you to start working out seriously?
I was a great athlete but wasn't initially strong. I couldn't bench press 100 pounds as a freshman and got made fun of for it. I decided that they weren't going to dictate my results, so I took the first steps in educating myself by using tools like Muscle & Fitness magazine and got started on my fitness journey.
What's your favorite meal when you are getting lean?
Turkey burger, asparagus, and a sweet potato.
What's your favorite cheat meal?
A burger and sweet potato fries.
What are your goals in the fitness industry?
To continue to help others, and help them achieve their own goals. To remain relevant and continue to work with the companies I do and continue to grow in the industry. I also want to obtain my IFBB Pro card.
If you win the M&F Model Search, what would that mean and what would you do with the title?
It would mean the world to me. I would use it as an example to show others that with hard work and dedication anything is possible.