Season 7, Episode 163 – 1972 In Review, Part Two with Jerry Brainum

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Season 7, Episode 163 - 1972 In Review, Part Two with Jerry Brainum
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The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast continues its end of the year celebration by looking back 50 years at the year in Bodybuilding circa 1972. Guest Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to discuss the major IFBB competitions from 1972 including the 1972 Mr. Olympia with Sergio Oliva vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the 1972 IFBB Mr. Universe…

Season 7, Episode 162 – 1972 In Review, Part One with Jerry Brainum

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Season 7, Episode 162 - 1972 In Review, Part One with Jerry Brainum
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The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast celebrates the end of each year by looking back at the Bodybuilding world 50, 40 and 30 years in the past. On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, guest Jerry Brainum joins host John Hansen to talk about the year 1972. In Part One of their interview, Jerry and John…

Season 7, Episode 161 – Rich Gaspari – “Gaspari” The Documentary

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Season 7, Episode 161 - Rich Gaspari - "Gaspari" The Documentary
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Rich Gaspari, 1989 Arnold Classic Champion and 3x Mr. Olympia runner-up, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about a new documentary about his life called “Gaspari”. Rich also talks about bodybuilders turning pro today and how hard it was to get a pro card in the 1980’s, recovering from his recent neck surgery, the…

Season 7, Episode 160 – Joe Abbenda, 1962 AAU Mr. America

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Season 7, Episode 160 - Joe Abbenda, 1962 AAU Mr. America
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Joe Abbenda, 1962 AAU Mr. America and NABBA Mr. Universe winner, is the guest on this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Joe talks about how he began bodybuilding as a teenager and the early gyms he trained at in New York. Joe also tells the stories of when he started competing in bodybuilding and…

Season 7, Episode 159 – Rick Wayne, Part Three

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Season 7, Episode 159 - Rick Wayne, Part Three
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1967 IFBB Mr. World Rick Wayne joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast for Part Three of his interview. Rick is regarded as one of the best writers in the bodybuilding industry. He worked for Joe Weider’s Muscle Builder and Flex Magazines for many years and he is the author of The Bodymen, Muscle Wars and the…

Season 7, Episode 158 – Rick Wayne, Part Two

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Season 7, Episode 158 - Rick Wayne, Part Two
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Rick Wayne, 1967 IFBB Mr. World, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast for Part Two of his interview. Rick was one of the best writers in the bodybuilding industry. He wrote for Joe Weider’s Muscle Builder and Flex Magazine during the Golden Era of Bodybuilding and is highly regarded as the best writer to write about…

Season 7, Episode 157 – Rick Wayne, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 157 - Rick Wayne, Part One
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Rick Wayne, 1967 IFBB Mr. World, is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Rick was one of the best writers to write for Joe Weider’s magazines Muscle Builder/Power and Flex Magazine for many years. Rick authored the books Muscle Wars, The Bodymen and all three of the Three More Reps books. In…

Season 7, Episode 156 – Red Lerille, 1960 Mr. America

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Season 7, Episode 156 - Red Lerille, 1960 Mr. America
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1960 AAU Mr. America Red Lerille joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about his long career in bodybuilding. Red won the 1960 AAU Mr. America and his class at the NABBA Mr. Universe in London. Red became a gym owner in Louisiana after his bodybuilding career ended and he now owns Red Lerille’s Health…

Season 7, Episode 155 – Bill Pearl Tribute with Boyer Coe and Richard Baldwin

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Season 7, Episode 155 - Bill Pearl Tribute with Boyer Coe and Richard Baldwin
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Mr. America, Mr. Universe and Mr. World Boyer Coe and 2x Middleweight Mr. America winner Richard Baldwin join the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to offer their thoughts and memories of the great Bill Pearl who passed away on September 14th at the age of 91. Boyer and Richard talk about the time they first met Bill,…

Season 7, Episode 154 – Tom Muscolino

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Season 7, Episode 154 - Tom Muscolino
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Tom Muscolino took 2nd place at the 1969 AAU Teenage Mr. America contest as well as competing in the 1969 AAU Jr. Mr. America and 1970 AAU Mr. America. Tom talks about the state of bodybuilding in the 1960’s and how the competitions were judged back then. Growing up in Chicago, Tom also had a…