Season 7, Episode 45 – Troy Zuccolotto

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 45 - Troy Zuccolotto
Loading
/

Troy Zuccolotto, 1989 NPC Nationals overall winner and one of the most popular bodybuilders of the 1980’s, is interviewed for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Troy talks about how he started bodybuilding as a teenager in California, eventually winning the Teenage Mr. California. As Troy progressed in his career, winning the Mr. California in 1986, he…

Season 7, Episode 44 – Larry Bernstein

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 44 - Larry Bernstein
Loading
/

Chicago bodybuilder Larry Bernstein talks about his years competing on the national and international level in bodybuilding. Larry won the short class at the 1983 AAU Mr. America contest and then started competing over in Europe in the WABBA World Championships and the NABBA Mr. Universe. Larry talks about how he got started in bodybuilding…

Season 7, Episode 43 – Jerry Brainum, The Most Exciting Olympia Contests, Part Two

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 43 - Jerry Brainum, The Most Exciting Olympia Contests, Part Two
Loading
/

Bodybuilding writer and former writer for Muscle & Fitness magazine Jerry Brainum talks to John Hansen about the Most Exciting Mr. Olympia Contests in the history of that contest in Part Two of his interview. Jerry talks about a variety of different topics including how bodybuilders use drugs today compared to the bodybuilders from the…

Season 7, Episode 42 – Jerry Brainum, the Most Exciting Mr. Olympia contests

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 42 - Jerry Brainum, the Most Exciting Mr. Olympia contests
Loading
/

Bodybuilding writer and historian Jerry Brainum talks to John Hansen about his choice for the most exciting Mr. Olympia contests of all time. This interview was taped in early September, 2019 and Jerry also gives his predictions for the Mr. Olympia that year. Jerry and John reminisce about the Mr. Olympia contests from 1966, 1977,…

The Olympians – Tony Pearson, Part Two

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
The Olympians
The Olympians - Tony Pearson, Part Two
Loading
/

In Part Two of his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, Tony talks about not being chosen to be on the American Team for the Mr. Universe after just winning the overall at the Mr. America contest. Tony also talks about his difficulties he had after winning the America including being homeless, incurring a lifetime…

The Olympians – Tony Pearson, Part One

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
The Olympians
The Olympians - Tony Pearson, Part One
Loading
/

Mr. America and Mr. Universe Tony Pearson talks about his incredible life for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Tony’s new autobiography Driven details his abusive childhood upbringing in Memphis, Tennessee and his drive to escape his unfortunate life and make something of himself. Tony talks about relocating to St. Louis with his highly abusive great aunt…

Season 7, Episode 41 – Jeff King

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 41 - Jeff King
Loading
/

1983 AAU Mr. America and NABBA Mr. Universe Jeff King talks to the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast about his career in bodybuilding. Jeff is known as one of the most impressive Mr. America winners in the history of that contest with his massive leg development and extreme size and muscularity. In the interview, Jeff talks about…

The Olympians – Berry DeMey, Part Two

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
The Olympians
The Olympians - Berry DeMey, Part Two
Loading
/

In Part Two of his interview, Berry DeMey talks about achieving his lifetime best condition at the 1988 Mr. Olympia. Berry goes into detail about the training and diet programs he used to peak perfectly for the Olympia that year. Berry also talks about tearing his pec muscle in 1989, failing the drug test at…

The Olympians – Berry DeMey, Part One

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
The Olympians
The Olympians - Berry DeMey, Part One
Loading
/

Berry DeMey, one of the most popular bodybuilders from the 1980’s, talks about his career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Berry talks about starting bodybuilding as a teen while living in Holland, including his early competitions including winning the Mr. Europe contest at only 20 years old, competing in the 1983 and 1984 IFBB Mr.…

Season 7, Episode 40 – Jim Seitzer

The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 40 - Jim Seitzer
Loading
/

Jim Seitzer, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1970’s, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Jim talks about how he started bodybuilding as a teenager after injuring himself competing in gymnastics, meeting Louie Simmons after he first started training, helping out Jim Lorimer with the Mr. Olympia contest promotions, double dating…