The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast
Season 7 - Old School Bodybuilding
Season 7, Episode 125 - Ed Connors and Tim Kimber - Gold's Gym in the '80s

Ed Connors and Tim Kimber, two of the owners of Gold’s Gym in the 1980’s, talk about how they acquired the gym and made it into the biggest gym empire in the world. Ed and Tim also talk about how much Hollywood and the media loved bodybuilding in the ’80’s, the start of Women’s Bodybuilding and how they created the great atmosphere of Gold’s Gym. At the end of the podcast, host John Hansen reads the article “You Are Dave Draper” from the August-September, 1980 issue of IronMan Magazine as a tribute to Dave Draper who passed away on November 30, 2021.

Episode aired on December 1st, 2021