Season 7, Episode 58 – Francis Benfatto, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 58 - Francis Benfatto, Part One
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Francis Benfatto had one of the most aesthetic and beautiful physiques in Bodybuilding. In Part One of his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, Francis explains how he got into bodybuilding and some of his early competitions. Francis also talks about the training and nutrition programs he used to add muscle to his frame in…

Season 7, Episode 57 – Phil Williams, Part Two

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Season 7, Episode 57 - Phil Williams, Part Two
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1995 NPC Nationals winner Phil Williams talks about the training routine that made him a champion in Part Two of his interview for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Phil talks about the different training partners he had when he trained at Gold’s Gym in the 1980’s and what type of training worked for him. Phil also…

Season 7, Episode 56 – Phil Williams, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 56 - Phil Williams, Part One
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1985 NPC Nationals winner Phil Williams is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about a variety of topics. Phil talks about the training partners he had when he trained at Gold’s Gym in the 1980’s including Chris Dickerson, Samir Bannout, Mike Christian and the Barbarian Brothers. Phil also talks about how he…

Season 7, Episode 55 – Jorge Betancourt, Part 2

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Season 7, Episode 55 - Jorge Betancourt, Part 2
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Teenage Bodybuilding phenomenon Jorge Betancourt talks about why he decided to stop competing in bodybuilding contests at a young age. Jorge also talks about his career as a businessman, including opening up a gym in Florida and starting his own supplement company Betancourt Nutrition. At the end of the podcast, host John Hansen reads an…

Season 7, Episode 54 – Jorge Betancourt, Part 1

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Season 7, Episode 54 - Jorge Betancourt, Part 1
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Teenage Bodybuilding sensation Jorge Betancourt is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about his career as a teenage bodybuilding champion. Jorge began training at the young age of 14 and his great symmetry and shape allowed him to rise to the top of the teenage bodybuilding competitions right away. Jorge won both…

Season 7, Episode 53 – Garry Bartlett talks about Arnold and Bob Kennedy

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Season 7, Episode 53 - Garry Bartlett talks about Arnold and Bob Kennedy
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In Part 2 of his interview with the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, photographer Garry Bartlett talks about the friendship between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bob Kennedy. Garry also talks about the time when Arnold sued Bob Kennedy and MuscleMag International and how Arnold visited Bob Kennedy when he was on his death bed. At the end of…

Garry Bartlett on the 1982 Mr. Olympia

Season 7, Episode 52 – Garry Bartlett on the 1982 Mr. Olympia

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Season 7, Episode 52 - Garry Bartlett on the 1982 Mr. Olympia
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Bodybuilding photographer Garry Bartlett is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the latest news in bodybuilding including the sale of the Mr. Olympia contest to Jake Wood. Garry also talks about the demise of bodybuilding magazines and special those magazines were to those who grew up with them, what it was…

Season 8, Episode 2 – Cory Everson

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Season 8, Episode 2 - Cory Everson
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Cory Everson, 6 Time Ms. Olympia and one of the most popular women bodybuilders in the history of the sport, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Cory talks about how she started competing in bodybuilding after her career as an athlete ended in college. Cory’s great structure and work ethic allowed her to…

Season 7, Episode 51 – Roger Schwab on Women’s Bodybuilding and Mike Mentzer

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Season 7, Episode 51 - Roger Schwab on Women's Bodybuilding and Mike Mentzer
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Roger Schwab, the head judge of the IFBB in the late 1970’s, talks about the beginning of Women’s Bodybuilding in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s and why it was so popular with the mass media. Roger also talks about his friendship with Mike Mentzer. Roger trained with Mike right before the 1980 Mr. Olympia…

2 Year Anniversary Special, Part Three

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2 Year Anniversary Special, Part Three
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In Part Three of the 2nd Anniversary Special, host John Hansen picks some clips from a collection of his favorite interviews over the last two years of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Included in Part Three of the 2nd Anniversary Special are clips of Jerry Brainum talking about Arnold and Franco training at the original Gold’s…