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Usually our “retro athlete” space is reserved for bodybuilders who haven’t competed for three years or more. For Branch Warren, it’s only been a year and a half, and though he claims he’s “unofficially retired,” he’s as big and strong and hard-driving as he’s ever been. After all, his training partner, Johnnie Jackson, won two pro shows in 2017 at 46-years-old. So we’ll call this an “unofficial Retro” and do something a bit different. Step into the time machine and return to 2004, when Warren was 29 and made his long-delayed pro debut with little fanfare. He’d go on to win nine pro titles, including the Arnold Classic twice (2011–12), and finish second in the 2008 Mr. Olympia. But on this day he’s under a bending bar in the squat rack at Metro Flex Gym, building two of the best wheels of all time, one torturous rep at a time.