Season 7, Episode 75 – Ed Connors, Rich Gaspari and Jay Cutler

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Season 7, Episode 75 - Ed Connors, Rich Gaspari and Jay Cutler
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Former owner of Gold’s Gym, Ed Connors, talks to two of his former house guests on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Rich Gaspari, 3x Runner-up at the Mr. Olympia and the first Arnold Classic winner, and Jay Cutler, 4x Mr. Olympia, talk about the experience of staying at Ed’s guest house in California as they were…

The Olympians – Earl Maynard

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The Olympians - Earl Maynard
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Earl Maynard, 1964 NABBA Mr. Universe and 1965 IFBB Mr. Universe, talks about his great bodybuilding career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Earl was one of only three competitors (along with Larry Scott and Harold Poole) who competed in the very first Mr. Olympia contest in 1965. Earl talks about how he started lifting weights…

Season 7, Episode 74 – Dave McVeigh, Film Editor of “Raw Iron”

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Season 7, Episode 74 - Dave McVeigh, Film Editor of "Raw Iron"
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Dave McVeigh, the writer and editor of the film “Raw Iron”, a documentary about the movie “Pumping Iron”, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Dave was able to view all 100 hours of the unseen footage from “Pumping Iron” and he talks about the footage that was never seen. Dave also talks about…

Season 7, Episode 73 – Ed Connors

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Season 7, Episode 73 - Ed Connors
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Ed Connors, one of the owners of Gold’s Gym in the 1980’s, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Ed, along with Pete Grymkowski and Tim Kimber, owned Gold’s Gym during the 1980’s when bodybuilding was at its peak. Ed talks about how they changed the business model for gyms and what it was…

Season 7, Episode 72 – Gerard Dente

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Season 7, Episode 72 - Gerard Dente
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Gerard Dente, top amateur bodybuilder and owner of MHP Supplements, talks about his time competing during the very competitive years of the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. Gerard talks about how he started competing in bodybuilding competitions after playing football in high school, eventually winning the NPC Teenage Nationals and Collegiate Nationals. Gerard also talks…

Season 7, Episode 71 – 1980 Mr. Olympia Interviews

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Season 7, Episode 71 - 1980 Mr. Olympia Interviews
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To celebrate the 3rd Anniversary of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, we look back at the 1980 Mr. Olympia contest, one of the most controversial competitions of all time. Host John Hansen interviews several of the competitors who competed in the 1980 Mr. Olympia contest, including Boyer Coe, Chris Dickerson, Frank Zane, Roy Callender, Samir Bannout,…

Season 7, Episode 70 – John Little, Part Two

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Season 7, Episode 70 - John Little, Part Two
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Author and former Flex Magazine writer John Little talks about Mike Mentzer and Bruce Lee on Part Two of his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. John talks about why Mike Mentzer decided to walk away from his bodybuilding career after the 1980 Mr. Olympia and what Bodybuilding meant to him. John also discusses what…

Season 7, Episode 69 – John Little, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 69 - John Little, Part One
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Author and former Flex Magazine writer John Little is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. In Part One of his interview, John talks about the life and bodybuilding career of Mike Mentzer. Mike passed away 19 years ago on June 10, 2001 and his influence on the world of bodybuilding is still talked about…

Season 7, Episode 68 – Peter McGough

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Season 7, Episode 68 - Peter McGough
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Former Editor-in-Chief of Flex Magazine Peter McGough is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Peter talks about the legacy of the Mr. Olympia and who was the best Mr. Olympia winner. Peter also shares his memories of the early 1990’s when he was the editor of Flex Magazine, a period in the sport when…

Season 7, Episode 67 – Walter van den Branden

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Season 7, Episode 67 - Walter van den Branden
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Walter van den Branden from the Netherlands was a judge with the IFBB from 1977 to 2009. In his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, Walter talks about meeting some of the great legends in Bodybuilding including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Pearl, Frank Zane, Reg Park, Steve Reeves and Boyer Coe. Walter also talks about some…