Jay Cutler A four-time Mr. Olympia champion, he led one of the most successful bodybuilding careers in the history of the sport. In a recent podcast with trainer Milos Sarcev, Cutler shot down seven opportunities for Mr. Olympia Phil Heath to return to competitive bodybuilding.
In the mid-2000s, Jay Cutler dominated the Men’s Open with an iron fist.His notorious rise to the sport came after he was deposed in 2006 Ronnie Coleman, a man considered by many to be one of the best bodybuilders of all time. To this day, Cutler’s epic rivalry with “The King” remains one of the greatest the sport has ever seen.
After quitting bodybuilding, Cutler’s voice is still heard and respected by the community. Since leaving the sport in 2013, Cutler has enjoyed talking about his former career on podcasts and interviews. his latest guest, Milos Salchev Is an honored bodybuilding trainer, but also competed as an IFBB Pro. Sarcev made seven appearances on Mr. Olympia’s stage. While he never matched Cutler’s achievements on stage, Salchev was recognized for his coaching abilities.uncertain Phil Heathpotential, and both Salchev and Cutler were at first skeptical that he was an Olympian-level athlete.
Jay Cutler on Phil Heath’s return to bodybuilding, opens up about how he’ll take on Dorian Yates
In a recent interview on YouTube, Cutler dismissed Phil Heath’s chances of returning to competitive bodybuilding and talked about what he would do if he stood next to the six-time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates.
“I don’t even want to discuss what they can do because it’s already done. Like Phil Heath, he is not coming back. Phil is in a good place. People just need to stop.like comparing me to Dorian, or how I would deal with Dorian Yates. You know when they post pictures, they say, ‘Oh, what would he do to this person or that person’ and I’m standing next to Brother Ronnie Coleman.Nothing is harder than standing by Ronnie Coleman in my opinion. ” Cutler Say.
Cutler believes he will undoubtedly be able to stand next to Yates as he stands on stage against the best Ronnie Coleman in the world.
“2001 Olympia When you were standing next to him, I told him I was a little late and saw you and I remember that moment because you winked at me. (Jay laughs) No one else, my jaw dropped because here’s Ronnie and here’s a kid standing there killing him. Yes, this is crazy. ‘ Salchev responded.
Milos Sarcev couldn’t believe his eyes at Mr. Olympia in 2001, and Cutler pushed Coleman to the brink of defeat.despite enduring a Near-death experiences from diuretics And with the accompanying dehydration, Coleman still managed to win the game.
“I was 28, so you know I’m a newbie. Years ago you thought I was going to be shit,” Cutler added.
Early in his career, Cutler remembers Salchev doubting his abilities. Still, Salchev credits Cutler with an impressive conditioning in 1999.
“In 1999, you showed good form,” Milos told Jay.
“Maybe what you think is right is your ego, do you really think you’re as good as anyone else? Like when you met me in 1996,” Cutler said.
As soon as bodybuilding legend Phil Heath came out, Cutler knew after winning the U.S. championship that he would one day be Mr. Olympia. Jay remembers telling coach Chris Aceto about Phil, but at the time, Aceto took away Heath and his chances of being a champion.
“I know, but let’s be honest, when you saw Phil Heath win the U.S. championship in 2005 or 2006, you said this guy was going to be mr olympia. I called McGeff and I said, ‘This guy is going to win the Olympia’ and McGeff said ‘okay’. I told Chris Aceto the same thing and he said ‘Phil Heath won’t win Mr Olympia. Cutler said.
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Phil Heath speaks out on the matter and reveals his chances of returning to bodybuilding remain open “5%” chance. in his last Olympia Heath made an impressive debut in 2020, finishing third on the podium. As with previous Olympia performances, one area of concern has been his abdominal swelling after two hernias were removed during surgery.Fans continued to call for his return, especially after he showed his Improved abs in stripped-down physique update.
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While many in the industry believed Heath had a shot at becoming an Olympia champion, “The Gift” proved everyone wrong, a physique that the judges couldn’t deny. After some thought, Cutler doesn’t believe Heath will return to bodybuilding, even though people have been wondering when he will.