“Greatest Bodybuilding Physique of All Time”: Resurfaced Image of Legend’s Perfectly Cut Figure From 1993 Leaves Fans Starry Eyed

Published 06/24/2023, 8:16 AM EDT

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Flex Wheeler is a gift to the bodybuilding world. He was a part of the Golden Era of bodybuilding and created history with his progress. Even though he was not able to claim the prestigious Mr. Olympia, the IFBB pro had the best debut in history. His muscular physique and aesthetic body are still praised in the bodybuilding realm.

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Wheeler appeared in a podcast called ‘The Menace’ in 2021. The 57-year-old not only spoke about his health and goals in his life, but he also went about his insecurity and lack of self-confidence. However, a resurfaced picture of Flex Wheeler from 1993’s Arnold Classic shows his confidence through his physique while fans are in awe after witnessing it.

Resurfaced picture of Flex Wheeler sends fans into a tizzy

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The picture uploaded by ‘Arnold Sports’ on Instagram shows Flex Wheeler in 1993 Arnold Classics. He is showing off his triceps in the picture, and surely that is enough evidence as to why he won that year. The post was captioned, “#flashbackfriday Was 1993 @officialflexwheeler the best Arnold Classic Champion ever? Let us know what you think in the comments below!”

Wheeler had previously opened up on ‘The Menace’ about his self-doubts. He had said, “I would dismiss it and think they were wrong. My analogy was ‘People say bad things about me and if people say good things about me, they just don’t know … Even in times when I went onstage and people considered me very arrogant and full of myself, it was a façade because I didn’t believe in myself. ”

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Wheeler’s arrogance was actually a mask to hide his insecurity. Nonetheless, fans love him and gushed over the resurfaced photo, and did not waste any time and started commenting on his build. 

Wheeler receives praise for his thunderous build

All the comments were about how well-toned and conditioned his physique was.

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One fan said, “Flex Wheeler is the all-time greatest Arnold Classic Champion 🔥.” Another fan agreed and wrote, “This was the greatest Bodybuilding physique of all time. Even Coleman says it.

One fan gushed, “One of the most iconic bodybuilding pics ever.” A comment stated, “Perfect!🔥.” While another fan in awestated, “Try looking for a more beautiful and PROPORTIONAL physique than this one and fail miserably.”

Flex Wheeler was loved in his prime and is still admired by the younger generation. Though he remained under-confident regarding his abilities, the world had faith in him and trusted his hard work, which was ultimately fruitful. What do you think of his incredible form? Tell us in the comments below!

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Tanushree Bhowmick

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Tanushree Bhowmick is a Bodybuilding writer at EssentiallySports. She holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature from an eminent university. Gymnastics, Football, and Fitness have always intrigued Tanushree and inspired her in her professional writing career and lifestyle.
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Simar Singh Wadhwa

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