The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 203 - Bodybuilding in the Movies

On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen goes back to the years 1976-1977 when the movies discovered the sport of bodybuilding with the release of “Stay Hungry” (1976) and “Pumping Iron” (1977). John reads a series of articles from both Muscle Builder magazine and Muscle Mag International about these two ground breaking movies when they were being made and then finally released. The articles include “Arnold on Location in “STAY HUNGRY” from the November, 1975 issue of Muscle Builder magazine, “The Genesis of “Pumping Iron” from the March, 1977 issue of Muscle Builder, “Bodybuilders Movie – At Last!” from the December, 1976 issue of Muscle Mag International, “Pumping Iron Preview” from the February, 1977 issue of Muscle Mag International and “They Loved Him with Clothes On” from the April, 1977 issue of Muscle Builder.

Episode aired on March 19, 2024