2020 has, by far, been one of the most challenging years for all of us. The unknown of what's going on with the pandemic, businesses being shut down, communities being put under a lockdown, gyms being closed, and our favorite bodybuilding shows being canceled. Yet, without batting an eye, Dan Solomon and his dedicated Olympia team have worked tirelessly to bring you the most prestigious contest of them all to end the year with a bang (only with a few hiccups along the way). Yet, Team Evogen Elite has been preparing all year with Hany Rambod and is ready to hit the stage. Below, you will find a 2020 Olympia preview to get you hyped for the big event.
The Olympia Has Moved!
The first announcement that was made this year regarding the Mr. Olympia was that the organizers had moved to the Olympia venue from the Orleans Arena where it was previously held to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, NV. That, unfortunately, wasn't the only pivot the Olympia team had to make this year. The pandemic then changed things yet again, and at the last minute, Dan Solomon was forced to announce that the Olympia would be relocating to a different state and would now be held in Orlando, FL.
The news broke following the announcement that things were starting to shut down again in Las Vegas, and there was a good possibility that if the plan to stay in Vegas remained, the entire Olympia and the production could be canceled – which Dan and his team refused to accept.
With venues being considered and contracts being signed on the dotted line, everyone changed their flights and accommodations to now head to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Those who wish to attend can book their hotel at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.
Due to the move, there will not be an expo this year. Instead, the Olympia is providing an all-new Olympia Fan Pavilion next to the convention center. There is no charge for the experience, and Dan Solomon has said it will be something unforgettable for the fans.
Also, this year, there is a change to the live stream. For the first time, the Olympia live stream will take place on Pay-Per-View rather than being shown free for anyone to watch online.
Are You Excited For the 2020 Olympia?
If you plan to attend the Mr. Olympia and still need tickets, head over to https://mrolympia.com/ to grab your tickets to the show.
Are you planning on staying home and watching the show from the privacy of your living room? If so, head over to https://www.olympiaproductions.com/ and purchase the Pay-Per-View Olympia Package you prefer.
Hany Rambod is Ready to Finish the Year Strong
The Evogen CEO and "The Pro Creator," Hany Rambod, is no stranger to the Olympia stage. He has trained Olympia winners spanning from Mr. Olympia winners, Ms. Figure Olympia winners, 202 Olympia winners, as well as Men's Physique winners. If you were to add up Hany's Olympia titles, he'd be sitting at 19 in total. This year, Hany will be going for a milestone of 20 Olympia wins under his helm. Hany is in a league of his own, and there is no one close to the Olympia accolades that Hany has hanging on his mantel. It's for that reason that he is one of the most sought-after trainers in the world.
The Persian Wolf has arrived! Standing next to the big boys on stage will be an Iranian bodybuilder who shocked the world last year, Hadi Choopan – who is also being coached by Hany Rambod. Hadi brought something to the stage last year that had people picking their jaws up off of the floor and allowed him to take home "The People's Champ" award as well as a third-place finish. Hadi nailed his conditioning, and with the physique he's bringing to the stage, he could be someone who makes a push for the Sandow trophy.
Hany is also prepping Andrei Deiu for his Olympia debut in Men's Physique. Andrei is an up-and-coming phenom that has been bringing a complete package to the stage and is looking to secure a top-five placing at this year's Olympia.
Another Team Evogen Elite athlete recently signed under Evogen Nutrition, who will stand next to Andrei, is Ismael Martinez – who comes via Mexico. Ismael is ready to go after winning several shows in 2020 on his path to his second Olympia appearance.
The final Team Evogen Elite athlete coming to the Olympia stage has been there five times already and is none other than women's Pro Figure competitor Sandra Grajales. Sandra has cracked the top 10 at the Olympia the last several years and is looking to further improve upon her placing this year in her quest to be the best in the world.
It's No Secret That Team Evogen Elite Loves Their Evogen Products During Prep
While not to discredit the hard work that all athletes put into their prep through their training and nutrition, one advantage many of them utilize is the portfolio of products under Evogen Nutrition. Everything from the protein powders, pre-workouts, multivitamins, and fat burners is included to improve their results and prepare for the Olympia stage.
Hany Rambod has curated a portfolio of products to not only help elite athletes who step on a competitive stage but has formulated products that can be utilized by the masses. The products are so trusted and preferred that other coaches such as Damien Segova, Justin Horrell, Terry-DJ Pure, and many others trust Evogen Nutrition with their athletes to help them achieve their goals faster.
If Evogen Nutrition is good enough for elite athletes, it's absolutely good enough for you. We wish all who are traveling out to the 2020 Olympia safe travels, and we'll see you in Orlando!