Season 7, Episode 33 – Skip Robinson

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Season 7, Episode 33 - Skip Robinson
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Skip Robinson was a prominent bodybuilder in the 1970’s, being featured in Joe Weider’s Muscle Builder & Power magazine and living in Venice Beach, California. Skip hung out with and trained with the Gold’s Gym crew including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Franco Columbu, Frank Zane and Ken Waller. Originally from Maine, Skip tells the story of when…

Season 7, Episode 32 – Jon Aranita

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Season 7, Episode 32 - Jon Aranita
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Jon Aranita, one of the best amateur bodybuilders from the 1980’s, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about his bodybuilding career. Jon talks about how he started competing as a teenager and his experience of being mentored by the legendary bodybuilder Rory Leidelmeyer. Jon also goes into detail about the training…

Season 7, Episode 31 – John Calascione

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Season 7, Episode 31 - John Calascione
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Former IFBB Judge John Calascione is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. John talks about how he started bodybuilding as a young man living in New York and eventually started competing. John also talks about watching the Mr. Olympia contest when it first started in 1965 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music…

Season 7, Episode 30 – Anibal Lopez

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Season 7, Episode 30 - Anibal Lopez
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Anibal Lopez is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Anibal was one of the top amateur bodybuilders during the 1970’s despite competing at a body weight of less than 155 pounds. Anibal talks about how he started competing in bodybuilding competitions, his friendships with top bodybuilders Chris Dickerson, Boyer Coe and Sergio…

Season 7, Episode 29 – Jerry Brainum, Part 2 – 1977 In Review

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Season 7, Episode 29 - Jerry Brainum, Part 2 - 1977 In Review
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Bodybuilding writer Jerry Brainum continues his discussion with host John Hansen about the year 1977 in the Bodybuilding World. 1977 was the year when the mass media really gave a lot of coverage to events happening in bodybuilding. In Part Two of their interview, Jerry talks about the idea to create a union for bodybuilders…

Season 7, Episode 28 – Jerry Brainum – 1977 in Review

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Season 7, Episode 28 - Jerry Brainum - 1977 in Review
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Bodybuilding Writer Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to review the year 1977 in Bodybuilding with John Hansen. In Part One of the interview, Jerry and John talk about the movie “Pumping Iron”, which was released in January, 1977 and the impact it had in introducing bodybuilding to the general public. Jerry and John…

Season 7, Episode 27 – Joe Means

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Season 7, Episode 27 - Joe Means
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Joe Means, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1970’s, talks about his bodybuilding career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Joe explains how he started lifting weights in South Carolina, slowly building up his physique and his strength and eventually competing in local bodybuilding contests. Joe talks about the training routine and diet he…

Season 7, Episode 26 – Jerry Scalesse

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Season 7, Episode 26 - Jerry Scalesse
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Jerry Scalesse, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1980’s, talks about his career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Jerry talks about how bodybuilding was in the 1980’s when he was training with John DeFendis at Steve Michalik’s gym and Mike Quinn when he was still a teenager. Jerry competed at the national level…

The Olympians – John Hnatyschak

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The Olympians - John Hnatyschak
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John Hnatyschak, 1984 IFBB Mr. Universe and NPC Nationals middleweight winner, is interviewed for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. John talks about how he started training at 23 years old in New Jersey and his quick rise in the sport. In only his fifth competition, John beat the best bodybuilders in the country to win the…

Season 7, Episode 25 – Leon Brown

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Season 7, Episode 25 - Leon Brown
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Bodybuilding Icon Leon Brown is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Leon talks about how he started training at home in New York at 15 years old, competing against Frank Zane in the 1960’s, moving to California in 1969 and working out with Arnold and Franco at Gold’s Gym. Leon also talks…