Phil doesn't look any special all year, but when it comes contest time he just seems to explode!!
Phil is pulling a Ronnie this year.
excited to see him at the Arnold Expo this year!!
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Ronny four weeks before the first competition in 2012
BPI presents coverage of the 2012 OLYMPIA
Why I Decided to Sit Out of the '12 Olympia:
-From Victor Martinez: I have decided not to compete in the Mr. Olympia contest this year. A lot of people wanted me to do the show to make a statement that despite all the hardships I went through, I still persevered and did the show. Just showing up would have been a victory was how it seems a lot of people felt. I understand that. But as the contest got closer and I was looking at how my physique was coming along, I had to be very realistic and calculating. I was looking at who I was going up against in the top six. There was going to be Phil, Kai, Branch, Wolf, Evan and a couple others who were going to be at their best. At my best, I am confident going up against any one of them. But the reality was, I didn?t have enough time to be at my best.
If the contest had been three months later or I had gotten out three months sooner, things would have been very different and I would have definitely competed. The reality was, you can?t cram 16 weeks worth of contest prep into seven or eight weeks, at least not when you?re up against the very best physiques in the world and you want to be good enough to beat them! I could have competed, but it would have been half-assed and a lot of people would have immediately seen I was nowhere near my best. I couldn?t go up onstage like that. I have my own pride, plus I would have been letting down my fans, sponsors and everyone else that believes in me. So the next time you see me onstage, you will see the best version of me yet.