Flex lewis is one of the most famous and professional bodybuilders from Llanelli, Wales.Flex will be considered as the toughest competitor in the bodybuilding world. He remains unbeaten in his Olympia Career. During this period he won 7 consecutive Mr. Olympia 212 division titles. He is a well-known Social media star and family man also.
Flex Lewis physical appearance
|Date of birth||15 November 1985|
Flex lewis personal life
|Children’s||Adiena Paige Lewis|
|Occupation||Bodybuilder, youtuber, Instagram star, Gym owner|
Flex Lewis Biography
Flex childhood name was James. His bodybuilding dream started at the age of 12 when he read a book named The Golden Eagle written on Tom Platz. Inspired by Platz’s leg muscles flex decided to start training to build muscle like him. He started training with rubber weights. But due to a very short age his parents didn’t support him. However, he managed to do workout when his parents were not around. He has a strong belief that he will become a legend one day.
Flex has good Flexibility which engaged him to play Rugby. This also gives him a reason to go gym to bulking for his sport. One of the local bodybuilders Steve Naylor sees his potential and helps him a lot in training. Flex plays his first competition Jr. Mr. Wales at the age of 19 and win it. Hia training partner introduced him to Mr. Neil Yoda Hill. Je was a judge at that show. He was very impressed by Flex’s body structure. Neil suggested he work on his upper body also. He offered to train with him. Flex started training under the Y3T program and put on 6 pounds of muscle mass to be ready for British Nationals 2003. Neil helped him to win this competition. Flex also won many other competitions under his guidance.
Flex was further contacted by Ed Connor. He was also trained at Gold’s Gym (Venice,California). Milos Sarcev invited him to train with elite bodybuilders. This gave him a lot of confidence. flex won his pro card at the 2007 British Nationals. Flex participated in many competitions and showed his dominance. He is a G.O.A.T of 212 division Mr.Olymipa. Flex retired from the 212 division after his last Olympia Title win in 2018. Now he is preparing for Open categories.
Flex got married in 2016 with his wife Ali Rosen. He also blessed with a daughter named Adiena Paige Lewis. Now Flex and his family live in Boca Raton, Florida. He also owns a gym named The Dragon’s Layer.
Flex Lewis competitions
Flex Lewis compete in many competitons around the world and he wins most of them. His career is an inspiration.
Here a list of Flex Lewis competitions :
(Mr. Olympia bodybuilding IFBB Pro 212 division)
(EVL’s Prague 212 Bodybuilding IFBB Pro)
- 2008 Europa Pro 202 division – 1st place.
- 2008 Tempa Pro Open division – 7th place.
- 2008 Europa Pro Overall Division – 7th place.
- 2009 IFBB 202 challenge (Mr. Olympia 202 division) – 5th place.
- 2009 IFBB Atlantic City Pro 202 division – 1st place.
- 2011 Mr. Europe Grand Prix Men’s Open – 3rd place.
- 2011 New York Pro Championship Men’s 202 – 2nd place
- 2011 Mr. Olympia Weekend Men’s 202 Open – 2nd place.
- 2011 Arnold Classic Europe Men’s Bodybuilding Pro Men – 5th place.
- 2014 IFBB Arnold Sports Festival IFBB Pro 212 – 1st place.
- 2014 IFBB Korea Grand Prix 212 IFBB 212 division – 1st place.
- 2014 IFBB San Marino Pro 212 division – 1st place.
Flex Lewis training and diet
To build this charismatic physique Flex had to work in the gym. His training split changes from time to time through the year depending on his need. Also due to competing in 212 division he had to take strict eye on his diet. Flex shares his training regime and diet on his YouTube channel.
flex believes to grow muscle you have to change your workout plans. Because muscle adapt the pressure of same workout and stop growing. He believes on shocking the muscle. Flex also said you don’t have to copy others to build a good physique.
Flex Lewis Social media
Flex Lewis has a very well-grown fanbase on different social media platforms. He has 133K subscribers on his YouTube channel named Flex Lewis. He shares his workout videos, vlogs, QnA, Podcasts etc. on his channel. Flex also has 1.9million followers on Instagram where he does many brand promotions. He is also a partner with Yamamoto Nutrition, megafit meals, and Monster Energy. Flex has 153K followers on Twitter as well.
Flex Career and achievements are such an inspiration for any other person. He achieved what he believed. He taught us that strong determination will lead anyone to his goal.