Phil Heath is already back in the gym, just days after placing second to Shawn Rhoden at the 2018 Mr. Olympia. In a video on his wife’s Instagram page, a sweat-drenched Heath gave a shoutout to The Lift Factory in Las Vegas on Monday, where he stopped for a workout in the wake of his surprising loss on Saturday:

On his own IG, Heath revealed that not only was he already back in the gym, he was already back to the photoshoot grind. While it might seem like a lot of work for someone that just got done with a rigorous training regimen for the show, he did note that he “Can’t wait for what the future holds as I head into a proper relaxing offseason.”:

There was plenty of speculation regarding Heath’s future in bodybuilding, especially after an earlier Instagram post from his wife that said “You’ll never see him again.” This was contradicted by a post on The Lift Factory page, where Heath himself seemingly confirmed that he’s not going anywhere: 

With the drive to return to the gym just days after the show, don’t be surprised to see “The Gift” in contention at the 2019 Mr. Olympia.

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