Episode 258: Robert Jacobs - Charles Poliquin, Jack Kruse, and Coaching

This episode's guest is Robert Jacobs from Outlaw Strength.

As an international Lecturer/Coach and Published author, Rob has spent the last 21 years as a strength and conditioning coach.  Coaching professional athletes, physique and bikini competitors, strongman competitors, title holders and World Champions in Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Judoka's for Team USA.

Rob has worked with a diverse range of athletes; coaching Olympians and medalists in the sports of Soccer, National Champions in Track & Field, and NFL athletes from the Bengals, Giants and Vikings. Proudly, he has coached over 31 athletes in multiple sports to NCAA Division 1 scholarships.  

Rob has been coached and mentored privately by the late Charles Poliquin.  He has spent years studying directly under Charles and other acclaimed coaches like Loren Seagrave (Track & Field), Boris Sheiko (powerlifting) Jud Logan (Track & Field), Derek Woodske, Andre Benoit and functional medicine doctors Dr Robert Silverman and Dr. Bob Rakowski.  

Throughout his time coaching, Rob has also spent time as a head coach for Track and Field events like the Hurdles, Triple Jump, and Long Jump. He is currently an active strongman competitor who has competed at the USS National Championships

On this episode Rob and I discuss:

  • Rob's background?
  • Charles Poliquin's influence on Rob
  • Rob's training system
  • I ask Rob for his thoughts on Charles Biosignature 
  • How did Rob get introduced to Jack Kruse's work?
  • We discuss client buy in

This was a great discussion with Rob and I hope you guys really enjoy it

Stay Strong,

Show Notes:

Website - outlawstrength.com

Instagram - robertcjacobs


Podcasts Mentioned:

Muscle Intelligence Podcast - Episode 33 - The Coach's Coach - Phil Learney

Books Mentioned: 

Lights Out 

Why We Sleep 


People and Resources Mentioned:

Charles Poliquin

Jack Kruse

Eoin Lacey

John Connor

Andre Benoit

Paul Chek

Ian King

Louie Simmons

Tim Caron

Poliquin Iinternational Certification Program (PICP)

Phil Learney

Ben Pakulski 

Bruce Lee

Mark Houston 

Andrew Huberman

Eric Helms

OPEX Fitness

James Fitzgerald 

Braverman Test 

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