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 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…

Season 7, Episode 50 – Bodybuilding 1989 In Review

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Season 7, Episode 50 - Bodybuilding 1989 In Review
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Bodybuilding Writer Jerry Brainum joins host John Hansen to talk about the year 1989 in Bodybuilding. Jerry and John review the 1989 NPC Nationals won by Troy Zuccolotto, the 1989 Mr. Olympia where Lee Haney won his sixth consecutive Mr. Olympia over Lee Labrada, the first ever 1989 Arnold Classic won by Rich Gaspari and…

Season 7, Episode 49 – Bodybuilding 1979 In Review

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Season 7, Episode 49 - Bodybuilding 1979 In Review
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Guest Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to review the year 1979 in Bodybuilding. Jerry and host John Hansen talk about the major events in Bodybuilding in the year 1979 including the 1979 Mr. Olympia where Frank Zane won his third Mr. Olympia over an outstanding Mike Mentzer, the 1979 AAU Mr. America where…

Season 7, Episode 48 – 1969 in Bodybuilding in Review

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Season 7, Episode 48 - 1969 in Bodybuilding in Review
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Bodybuilding Writer Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the major events in Bodybuilding in 1969. Included in the discussion is the 1969 Mr. Olympia where Arnold and Sergio faced off for the first time, Boyer Coe winning the 1969 AAU Mr. America and the NABBA Mr. Universe contest, Arnold winning the…

Season 7, Episode 47 – Russ Testo

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Season 7, Episode 47 - Russ Testo
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Russ Testo revolutionized posing in the 1980’s and ’90’s with his innovative routines featuring robot moves and lip syncing to the popular songs of that era. Russ began competing in the 1970’s as a natural bodybuilder but he achieved worldwide fame thanks to his very popular posing routines. He was asked to guest pose at…