With Mr. Olympia In Three Weeks, Derek Lunsford Is Also Excited For A Personal Moment 11 Weeks Away: “Gives Me the Extra Gear I Knew I Never Had”

Published 10/13/2023, 2:57 PM EDT

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The bodybuilding world is extremely focused on the upcoming Mr. Olympia contest. Among its top contenders, Derek Lunsford has made himself so prominent that both Jay Cutler and Ronnie Coleman have agreed on the possibility of him being this year’s winner. Meanwhile, Derek Lunsford has something else to look forward to besides the Olympia title.

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After winning the 2021 Mr. Olympia in the 212 division, Derek Lunsford has made his name among the top bodybuilders of today. Right before Mr. Olympia, he shared a few photos that show why he’ll be even more driven this time to win the title. 

Derek Lunsford’s has a big reason to win this year

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In latest his Instagram post, Lunsford shares a few photos from his gym sessions. Within the photos, fans could pinpoint his wife with a beautiful baby bump. In the caption of the post, Lunsford surely wrote that Mr. Olympia is only 3 weeks away but he is also eager to see his baby. He stated, “The support of my wife @jhelbell @fitwithjhel 💍❤️ and having our baby girl coming in about 11 weeks gives me that extra gear I never knew I had.”

Furthermore, he wrote how both of the upcoming events are extremely important to him and it really helps him look forward to the coming days. Thus, he concluded his photos by saying, “Both are getting me excited and worth a smile! 😁#Blessed #Grateful”

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As Lunsford lets his fans know about his upcoming life changes, his wife does not forget to do the same. Making her baby bump public, Jhelsin Mabaga flaunted herself.

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Jhelsin Mabaga shares health updates with her followers

In her latest Instagram post, Jhelsin Mabaga shared a few mirror selfies of herself. In the caption, she talked about how her physical and emotional health is. She talked about the sudden burst of energy that are often followed by a crash. She also wrote, “Baby is the size of a “cauliflower” 😅 & weighing about 2lb 🥰”

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With yet another exciting news, Derek Lunsford is at the top of the world. Meanwhile, Mr. Olympia is knocking at the door and no one knows who’s going to be the winner. Only time will tell whether Lunsford can take the crown again in 2023. What do you think? Let us know your opinion in the comments below.

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Pritha Halder

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Pritha Halder is a Bodybuilding and Fitness writer at EssentiallySports. Holding a Bachelor's degree in English Language and Literature from one of the oldest multidisciplinary universities in India, Pritha started her career as a content writer for a literary magazine. After reading an article on 'The God of Aesthetics,' A.
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