Mr. Olympia 2023: The Quest for Excellence at The Dragon’s Lair Gym in Las Vegas

In the city of Las Vegas, where dedication knows no bounds, The Dragon’s Lair Gym proudly stands as a haven for those who aspire to reach the pinnacle of strength and vitality. As the fitness world eagerly anticipates the grand event of Mr. Olympia 2023, we’re honored to share our story and the remarkable journey of our athletes who strive to be the best in the world.

A Legacy of Champions: The Birth of Dragon’s Lair Gym

The Dragon’s Lair Gym traces its roots back to Boca Raton, Florida, where it was initially established as a private training facility for the legendary 7-time 212 lb Mr. Olympia, Flex Lewis. Over the years, our gym has undergone many transformations, and our journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. Flex Lewis envisioned creating an atmosphere of excellence in a new city, Las Vegas, with a unique twist—welcoming a limited number of members to foster a close-knit community.

Flex Lewis himself serves as an epitome of dedication and hard work. He conquered the 212 lb Mr. Olympia title seven times, stepping away from that class on top and on his terms. His journey is a testament to the power of unwavering commitment and the belief that with dedication, one can achieve the unimaginable. Flex’s motto, “BELIEVE TO ACHIEVE” and “LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED,” serves as an inspiration to all.

Home of Champions: Mr. Olympia Contenders of 2023

At The Dragon’s Lair Gym, we proudly hold the title of the “Home of Champions,” a testament to our commitment to nurturing and supporting top-tier athletes in their journey to peak fitness challenges. Here are a few of the remarkable contenders representing our gym at Mr. Olympia 2023:

  • Derek Lunsford: Derek’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. From securing second place in the 212 lb Mr. Olympia in 2018 and 2019 to winning the title in 2021, he continues to amaze the world. Derek’s dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence are a testament to his remarkable journey.
  • Keone Pearson: Keone’s story is a testament to the strength that arises from overcoming challenges. His incredible journey from a fourth-place finish at his Mr. Olympia debut in 2019 to a convincing victory in the 2023 Texas Pro showcases his unwavering determination and promise.
  • Kyron Holden: Kyron’s journey is a remarkable rise through the ranks of professional bodybuilding. His third-place finish in the 2020 Mr. Olympia is a testament to his exceptional talent and commitment to excellence.
  • Jennifer Dorie: A standout athlete in the IFBB Pro League’s Bikini division, boasts an impressive track record. In 2021, she clinched victories at both the Olympia and Arnold Classic, a remarkable feat. Her journey in the sport is far from over, promising more to come.
  • Phoebe Hagan: A 26-year-old IFBB Pro bikini athlete who embarked on her bodybuilding journey in 2016, developing a deep passion for the sport. Her path to becoming a pro began in 2018 when she secured her IFBB Pro card in Alicante, Spain. In 2022, she made an impressive debut at the Olympia, finishing seventh and establishing herself among the pro-Bikini elite. Her journey to the 2023 Olympia was paved by her victory at the 2022 Battle of Texas Pro on December 10, 2022, where she showcased her dedication to off-season improvements.

A Home for Excellence

The Dragon’s Lair Gym in Las Vegas spans 12,635 sq ft and boasts over 100 pieces of state-of-the-art gym equipment, including powerlifting racks, free weights, and cardio machines. We are dedicated to fostering a community that celebrates dedication and the relentless pursuit of excellence. Flex Lewis’s Straight Outta The Lair Podcast YouTube channel is a great place to start. 

As the world eagerly awaits Mr. Olympia 2023, we’re excited to be at the forefront, supporting our athletes and champions in their quest for greatness. We invite you to join us in celebrating the power of dedication, hard work, and the unwavering belief that greatness can be achieved.

The Dragon’s Lair Gym in Las Vegas proudly stands as the “Home of Champions,” and our journey continues with our athletes competing in the prestigious Mr. Olympia 2023. It’s a testament to the power of belief, hard work, and unwavering dedication to excellence. We look forward to witnessing their remarkable journeys and celebrating the spirit of champions.

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