Phil Heath’s upcoming return on the 2020 Olympia has been among the biggest news in the bodybuilding world this yr. Followers worldwide have been begging the seven-time Mr. Olympia to return ever since his loss to Shawn Rhoden in 2018, and Heath is lastly able to care for unfinished enterprise on the Olympia stage.
Heath reposted a photograph from his spouse, Shurie’s, Instagram web page after kicking off his prep, and the veteran bodybuilder appears to be like extra like an motion determine than a human being.
A fast have a look at these arms, and it’s clear that he’s bringing his A-game. Once more, that is after Day 1, with round 13 weeks to go earlier than he takes the stage. And apparently, he’s taking inspiration from one other legend this time round.
“That is going to be a full on Dorian Yates prep vibe,” Shurie wrote within the unique put up. “No witnesses, full darkish mode murdering these fkn weights!”
Yates, who gained six consecutive Olympias from 1992 to 1997, was identified to nearly disappear from the general public eye between main reveals, then present up and demolish the competitors. With that in thoughts, it’s protected to say we gained’t be seeing an excessive amount of element all through Heath’s 2020 Olympia prep.
Day off can both assist or harm, and in Heath’s case, it appears to have completed him some good. The feedback had been full of fellow opponents and followers in awe of Heath’s situation with a lot time left to prep.
If the remainder of the Mr. Olympia hopefuls weren’t shaking of their boots but, it’s protected to say they’re now.