“Goal is 220 pounds, expect to see my biggest and best ever” – Fitness Volt
Bodybuilder Jeremy Buendia is set to return to competitive bodybuilding. In a recent YouTube video, Buendia revealed that he was starting to prepare for a comeback and that he intended to compete on stage at his “biggest ever” weighing in at 220 pounds.
Physique Olympia Men’s Champion Jeremy Buendia topped his division from 2014 to 2018, winning a total of four Sandow Trophies. Her glowing delts and full chest were among her best weapons on stage. However, he was finally overtaken at the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest, when he finished in fourth place behind Ryan Terry, Raymond Edmonds and champion Brandon Hendrickson.
In 2020, Jeremy was planning to make a comeback and announced that he would be training in Kuwait at the infamous Oxygen Gym to facilitate the comeback. Despite these ambitions, Buendia never made it to the Olympic stage. Although in April he caught the attention of the bodybuilding community with an impressive physique update. Back then. Jeremy left the door open for a possible comeback, however, targeted Classic Physique instead of Men’s Physique.
With his eyes on another Olympic title, Jeremy Buendia has big plans for this year and next. He intends to bring his greatest look to his next Olympia contest. But first, the Men’s Physique star plans to get ready for his next show.
Jeremy Buendia announces his return: “I’m mentally and physically ready to come back after this”
In a video shared on YouTube, Jeremy revealed how he plans to return to competitive bodybuilding “bigger” than ever.
“Next week I officially start my offseason – my big one in preparation for my next competition. Guys, it’s been a long time since I’ve been on stage, since 2018. I’ve taken a lot of time off. I’m ready I’m ready mentally, physically, to come back after this,” Jeremy Buendia Explain. “I can’t wait to get back on stage and show you what I can do.”
Buendia is happy that he was able to maintain much of his height despite years away from bodybuilding. He revealed his current weight of 192.4 pounds, which he described as a starting point for his 2022 season.
“192.4 you guys. This is the starting weight. I’ve lost 10 pounds in the last five weeks, as expected after all. It’s not as easy as bridging the two; energy is low. Motivation can take its toll, but it’s very important to stay mentally sharp during this time, eat well, and keep going to the gym regularly. I was able to maintain a lot of size. ”
Buendia updates fans with blood test results, planning 200lb stage weight
According to Buendia, his blood tests showed that his cholesterol level was “slightly elevated”. He added that his liver enzymes were also elevated, prompting the bodybuilder to start taking supplements for cholesterol and organ support.
“Everything looks much better since I started working with them 18 months ago. Even though I packed on some size, I’ve been on. I’ve gradually regained better health through for their help and support.
We had a few things go wrong – my cholesterol was slightly elevated. My liver enzymes were slightly elevated, but since then they’ve been giving me supplements like cholesterol support and organ support to prepare and prepare me for what we’re going to be doing in a few weeks,” Jeremy Buendia explained.
Jeremy plans to bring his biggest look when he returns, although he wouldn’t directly name the shows he’s currently gearing up for.
“It’s been a long time since I’ve pushed my body the way I’m about to. I know what I’m capable of when I’m functioning at 100%. I have high expectations for myself over the next few months, especially for the next 16-18 weeks of this volume. You can expect to see me achieve my greatest success. The goal is 220. If I get to 225, that will be ideal,” Jeremy said.
“225 – I’m going to diet to 200 on stage. And 200 pounds on stage… that’s going to be a very, very tough Jeremy Buendia to beat.
The four-time Men’s Physique Olympia winner understands his competition has only gotten better since he stepped away from the sport.
“I’m excited because I haven’t pushed my body this way in a long time. My receivers are clean. My body is healthy. I feel really optimistic that I’m going to achieve my biggest and best ever,” says Jeremy. “I’m preparing for the battle in 2023. The competition has improved so much since I was last on stage. I’m excited to see these guys fighting because it’s going to give me an idea of where I have to be next year to beat these guys.
Despite his accolades, Jeremy believes his four Olympic titles have “shed some weight”. Before ending the video, Buendia showed off a posing routine.
“After my loss in 2018, a lot of things hit me. Honestly, I felt that all my achievements – the previous four titles, had lost weight. I didn’t feel like I was moving away from the stage as I wanted to get away from the stage.
Buendia competes in the Men’s Physique category, but that hasn’t stopped him from starting beefs with bodybuilders in the Men’s Open division. He notably launched a rant after Antoine Vaillant of the Open class posed in swimming shorts. Buendia interpreted this as an insult to Men’s Physique contestants. Eventually the feud was buried and Vaillant sold the board shorts for charity.
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During Jeremy’s time away from the sport, all divisions, including the men’s physique, have become fiercely competitive. If Buendia is able to add size and win another Olympic title, it would be one of the most impressive comebacks in modern bodybuilding history.