The reigning champ breaks down his experiences just before the popular event.

The Mr. Olympia competition is the pinnacle of the sport of bodybuilding. Every bodybuilder competes through the year to have the right and privilege to compete in the contest that will decide who the best bodybuilder in the world truly is. Nerves, diet, and final preparations consume the final days before the competition. The reigning champ Phil Heath has plenty of experience with competing in the event and in this exclusive behind the scenes clip explains what he goes through in the final days leading up to the biggest competition of the year.

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Managing editor of Generation Iron, Jonathan Salmon is a writer, martial arts instructor, and geek culture enthusiast. He has been writing about bodybuilding, combat sports, and strength sports for over 8 years. Check out his YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Sound Cloud for in-depth MMA analysis.