Last yr, Nick “The Mutant” Walker had one of many higher aggressive outputs for a bodybuilder in latest reminiscence. The 27-year-old International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Pro League athlete gained each the 2021 New York Pro and the 2021 Arnold Classic. He additionally got here in fifth place on the 2021 Mr. Olympia — his debut on the illustrious competitors.

On June 8, 2022, Walker shared an replace on his 295-pound physique and his present coaching. It’s a part of his ongoing preparation for the 2022 Mr. Olympia on December 16-18 in Las Vegas, NV. 

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About six months earlier than the 2022 Mr. Olympia, Walker’s present physique weight is 45 kilos greater than his most up-to-date competitors weight of 250 kilos. The bodybuilder states that he’s beginning the recomposition section (or dropping fats whereas persevering with to achieve muscle) of his coaching. Even with such a shift, consistency appears to be the secret for Walker. 

“Week one of re-comp [recomposition] phase, diet this week will remain the same, training remains the same,” Walker wrote on Instagram. “I don’t like changing the training. I like to keep as heavy as possible.”

Walker says he’s full steam forward in his exercises as a result of he’s not altering a lot apart from a shift to the subsequent step of his course of. 

“Digestion is on point; everything is feeling really good,” Walker writes. “I’m ready to get into prep.”

About Nick Walker

Thanks to his stellar 2021 aggressive yr, Walker established himself as one of many high rising names to observe within the bodybuilding sphere.

In May, Walker’s win on the 2021 New York Pro earned him an computerized qualification to the 2021 Mr. Olympia. Later that yr, on the 2021 Arnold Classic in September, Walker gained the present in his debut. That victory was particularly noteworthy contemplating the bodybuilder predicted he would win upfront. To notch that title, he even beat extra skilled veterans Iain Valliere and Steve Kuclo.

Finally, when it got here to the Mr. Olympia in December, a fifth-place debut outcome was nothing to sneeze at. It would possibly level to a doubtlessly much more spectacular outcome the subsequent time he steps onto that stage. 

Walker routinely supplies numerous updates on his physique and coaching on his social media. One latest difficult leg exercise noticed the bodybuilder joined by former 212 Olympia Champion (2019) Kamal Elgargni.

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As he begins his formal prep for this yr’s Mr. Olympia, Walker is coaching with a brand new coach. After Walker and his long-time coach Matt Jansen not too long ago parted methods on pleasant phrases, the bodybuilding professional began understanding with Dominick Mustacio. 

The hype for Walker’s second go-around at bodybuilding’s most prestigious competitors will undoubtedly proceed to develop. Only time will inform how his coaching routine and new coach assist him fare. The 2022 Mr. Olympia will happen on December 16-18, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. 

Featured picture: @nick_walker39 on Instagram