We’re just 11 weeks out from Olympia weekend, and the top competitors and contenders who will be competing are active and posting progress pictures for the World to see. But as the competition gets closer, we’ll probably see fewer reveals.
Check out the progress of top competitors…
Shawn “Flexatron” Rhoden is the man to beat this year. He won the Mr. Olympia competition last year (First title) and now, he’s got a lot of elite Open class guys gunning for his spot as number 1!
Brandon Curry is finally seeing the fruits of his labor and he’s had an amazing 2018-2019 season. Last year Curry placed 5th at the Olympia, and after winning the 2019 Arnold Classic, people are saying he could win the whole thing this year.
Dexter Jackson is the winningest bodybuilder ever, but with one title to his name, time is running out for the veteran. He continues to bring an impressive package to the sport every year and many are rooting for the 49-year-old.
Little needs to be said about the seven-time Mr. Olympia champion Phil Heath. He was dethroned last year by Shawn Rhoden and was denied a record-tying eight win. But, we’re unsure if he’ll actually be competing this year and won’t know until the Olympia approaches.
Heath’s genetics stand above the rest and there’s no doubt he’ll land near the top if he returns.
Breon Ansley won the last two Classic Physique competitions and he’s pursuing a third title this year. Another win would surely add to his outstanding legacy.
Brandon Hendrickson was recently accused of ripping off a college student and this left a sour taste in the mouth of many despite him being the reigning Men’s Physique champion. What will this year look like for the champ?
Derek Lunsford was the runner-up in last year’s 212-pound division and this year may be now or now or never for Lunsford since he no longer has to deal with Flex Lewis.
Janet Layug was fortunate to take home the title at the Arnold Bikini international and could this be the year she snags a title at the Olympia?
The Brazilian native Angelica Teixeira has won the Bikini Olympia title three years now, plus two Arnold Classic titles. If she comes in sharp, there’s no doubt she will repeat.
The young Shanique Grant is on a mission to make sure she defends her Women’s Physique title and by the looks of it, she’s got a strong chance.
Whitney Jones counts down the days until the Olympia by marking a water bottle. And she’s also looking forward to snagging her second win in the Fitness division.
Cydney Gillon is the current Figure Olympia champion and her abs are washboard status right now…