Phil Heath’s announcement that he’ll strive for his eighth Sandow trophy at this yr’s Mr. Olympia shocked the bodybuilding world. Many had the identical query: why now? Fortunately, Chief Olympia Officer Dan Solomon was capable of meet up with the 7-time Mr. Olympia throughout an Instagram Stay session and get the reply to that and ask another burning questions.
“Just because there was fucking unfinished enterprise to care for,” Phil instructed Solomon.
Solomon mentioned he’s enthusiastic about Phil’s return not simply because the individual answerable for the Olympia, however as a longtime fan of bodybuilding. “Being a fan of bodybuilding means you need to see one of the best of one of the best on that stage,” Solomon says.
And one of the best of one of the best will certainly be at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas from Dec. 17-20. Heath can be trying to tie Ronnie Coleman and Lee Haney’s file by defeating reigning Mr. O Brandon Curry, the 2008 winner Dexter “The Blade” Jackson, who’s competing in his remaining present earlier than retiring, and Flex Lewis, the 7-time 212 Mr. Olympia who obtained a particular invite to compete within the Open division.
The can’t miss weekend may even function the return of the Ms. Olympia, due to the work of Wings of Energy and Jake Wooden, which is able to see 2020 Rising Phoenix World Champion Helle Trevino, former Ms. Olympia Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia, legendary 10-time Ms. Olympia Iris Kyle, and extra.
Heath spoke about his plans for the competitors, what he realized from his surprising loss in 2018, and extra in his interview with Solomon. Scroll right down to see the highlights, or watch the total interview beneath.
For extra details about the December 17-20th occasion, together with tickets, go to MrOlympia.com as Trifecta Presents Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend dropped at you by Northern Chill and by Wings of Strength.