In mid-July 2022, promising bodybuilder Michal Križánek switched from the Worldwide Federation of Bodybuilding and Health (IFBB) Elite Professional League to the National Physique Committee (NPC). Križánek’s motivation behind the swap was to acquire his IFBB Professional Card and acquire eventual qualification for the 2022 Mr. Olympia. Judging by his newest physique replace, his training progress for these bold targets appears to be going nicely.
On August 16, 2022, Križánek shared a put up on his Instagram the place his upper body and lower body mass have a balanced shredded look. In line with the bodybuilder, he weighs 133 kilograms (293.2 kilos) within the picture.
Based mostly on the NPC’s requirements, to get his Professional Card, Križánek should qualify for and win at the very least one of many upcoming North American Championships or the Nationwide Championships. A top-five end in a Nationwide Qualifier would garner him a roster spot within the North American Championships. A top-three end would place him in The Nationwide Championships.
The 2022 NPC North American Championships will happen on August 31 in Pittsburgh, PA. The 2022 NPC Nationwide Championships will happen on December 2-3 in Orlando, FL, as a possible final step earlier than the Olympia.
Within the occasion that Križánek earns his Professional Card in time, he should both win an IFBB Pro League contest or end within the high three in factors within the Males’s Open division by the point the qualification interval ends on November 20, 2022. Notably, the NPC is the one newbie group that the IFBB Professional League acknowledges.
On the time of this text’s publication, Križánek has not confirmed his subsequent steps and when he’ll compete in a vital regional contest.
Huge Strides Forward
Ought to Križánek efficiently discover himself in December’s Mr. Olympia, he’ll be one other noteworthy competitor in what’s shaping as much as be a stacked Males’s Open area.
There’s two-time defending Mr. Olympia (2020-2021) Mamdouh “Huge Ramy” Elssbiay, who not too long ago weighed in at 336 pounds, together with former winner (2019) Brandon Curry. Common podium fixture Hadi Choopan may be somebody to look at. Lastly, there’s 2021 fourth-place finisher Hunter Labrada and Nick “The Mutant” Walker, who took house fifth place ultimately 12 months’s contest and believes he can potentially dethrone Big Ramy.
From the qualification course of to potential rivals, the obstacles forward are set for Križánek. Now it’s nearly him making the Olympia alternative official.
The 2022 Mr. Olympia will happen on December 16-18 in Las Vegas, NV.
Featured picture: @ifbbmichalkrizokrizanek on Instagram