1965 Mr. Olympia – The First Olympia

The First Mr. Olympia Contest The Mr. Olympia contest is universally known as the biggest and best bodybuilding contest in the world. The winner of this prestigious event is regarded as the best bodybuilder alive. Bodybuilding legends such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane, Lee Haney, Sergio Oliva, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler and Phil Heath are…

Happy Birthday Arnold!

Happy 70th Birthday Arnold! On July 30th, 1947, a true legend was born in the small village town of Thal, Austria. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the King of Bodybuilding, entered this world, destined to make an impact like no other before him. Today, 70 years later, Arnold has inspired millions of people with his incredible determination and…

The 40th Anniversary of “Pumping Iron”

“Pumping Iron” Anniversary On January 21, 1977, an unknown documentary titled “Pumping Iron” was released to a limited number of theaters in the United States. The film chronicled a group of bodybuilders who competed in the 1975 IFBB Mr. Universe and Mr. Olympia competition in Pretoria, South Africa. At the time of it’s release, the…

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Welcome to the Bodybuilding Legends Show!

I’m so proud to welcome all of you to the new Bodybuilding Legends Show website! If you are someone who is passionate about bodybuilding, you will love this new site. The Bodybuilding Legends Show website focuses on the Bodybuilding Legends from the era of the 1960’s, ’70’s, ’80’s and ’90’s. I grew up during this…