Brandon Larkin

Brandon Larking is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer who trains clients out of Baseline Fitness in Columbus, OH. He also participates in MMA and BJJ training.

My name is Brandon Larkin. I was born and reside in Columbus, OH, home of the original Arnold Classic. (Jealous??? Ha!)

I am a Certified Personal Trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine.

I train out of Baseline Fitness, a private Human Performance Laboratory, in which I provide:

  • Customized training plans for all age groups and fitness levels
  • VO2 Max Assessments
  • BodPod Body Composition Assessments
  • Resting Metabolism Assessments

I made a significant change in my life 10 years ago when I was 70lbs overweight. I had no help, only my own desire and motivation. I did whatever it took to lose the weight and live healthy. It was a long and tough road.

My goal in the Health & Fitness industry is to provide people the help that I didn't have. Proper guidance and motivation can really go a long way in a persons weight loss journey.

I am a student and competitor in the world of MMA and Brazilian JiuJitsu. I have been training BJJ since I was 12. I am planning on turning professional as a fighter within the next 1-2 years.

My philosophy on training is simple: work hard.

In this day and age we are consumed with the newest program, shortcut, or social media exposure of what you're doing. That's awesome, but we need to get back to simply getting in the gym and working hard. Hard work yields results!!!

Brandon Larkin's Content

Get a Grip: Ditch the Wrist Straps and Build Better Grip Strength
Poor grip strength can limit the amount of weight you're able to use during certain lifts. Learn the best exercises to help improve your grip strength!
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5 Unorthodox Ways to Use the Trap Bar for Gains
The trap bar itself is unorthodox and these 5 unorthodox trap bar variations are just what you need to make some serious gains. Read on to learn more!
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12 Hip Thruster Variations You Should Be Doing
Looking to build strong and functional glutes and increase your personal records for deadlift & squat? You should check out these 12 hip thrust variations!
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8 Ways to Incorporate the Sled into Your Workout
Want to build some serious strength and power? Maybe you should try out sled training! Check out these 8 ways to incorporate the sled into your workouts!
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Nonlinear Periodization: Workouts Centered Around Daily Victories
The problem with linear periodization is that it assumes you'll have the same training energy for every workout. Try nonlinear periodization for daily gains!
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