Flex Wheeler is back in the hospital.
Flex Wheeler is no stranger to adversity. The veteran bodybuilder has dealt with a myriad of different health issues throughout his career. In his younger years he had kidney issues while competing. Many times his life was put at great risk in hopes of gaining glory on the bodybuilding stage.
Unfortunately for Flex Wheeler the risks of the past have come back to harm him in the present.
The legendary bodybuilder has been forced to amputate his right leg.
The news came as a major shock when first reported last year. Many in the bodybuilding sent Flex Wheeler an outpouring of support. While the situation was truly sad and dire, it seemed that the legend had kept himself in high spirits. Flex Wheeler was dealing with his new state of being like a champion and getting through it.
That is until recently.
Now it appears that Flex Wheeler is in terrible pain due to the amputation. In a recent post to his social media Flex Wheeler revealed that he has once again gone to the hospital due to his leg.
Eight-time Olympia champion and long time friend of Flex Wheeler, Ronnie Coleman sent a message of encouragement to the legend.
The Generation Iron sends well wishes to Flex Wheeler.
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