Season 7, Episode 28 – Jerry Brainum – 1977 in Review

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Season 7, Episode 28 - Jerry Brainum - 1977 in Review
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Bodybuilding Writer Jerry Brainum joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to review the year 1977 in Bodybuilding with John Hansen. In Part One of the interview, Jerry and John talk about the movie “Pumping Iron”, which was released in January, 1977 and the impact it had in introducing bodybuilding to the general public. Jerry and John…

Season 7, Episode 27 – Joe Means

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Season 7, Episode 27 - Joe Means
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Joe Means, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1970’s, talks about his bodybuilding career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Joe explains how he started lifting weights in South Carolina, slowly building up his physique and his strength and eventually competing in local bodybuilding contests. Joe talks about the training routine and diet he…

Season 7, Episode 26 – Jerry Scalesse

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Season 7, Episode 26 - Jerry Scalesse
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Jerry Scalesse, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1980’s, talks about his career for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Jerry talks about how bodybuilding was in the 1980’s when he was training with John DeFendis at Steve Michalik’s gym and Mike Quinn when he was still a teenager. Jerry competed at the national level…

Season 7, Episode 25 – Leon Brown

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Season 7, Episode 25 - Leon Brown
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Bodybuilding Icon Leon Brown is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Leon talks about how he started training at home in New York at 15 years old, competing against Frank Zane in the 1960’s, moving to California in 1969 and working out with Arnold and Franco at Gold’s Gym. Leon also talks…

Season 7, Episode 24 – Lonnie Teper and Peter McGough, Part Two

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Season 7, Episode 24 - Lonnie Teper and Peter McGough, Part Two
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In Part Two of their interview on Where the Shape of Bodybuilding Going?, Peter McGough and Lonnie Teper draw on their decades of knowledge and experience in the sport of bodybuilding to discuss what type of physique will dominate bodybuilding in the future. Will symmetry and shape take more precedence than muscle mass and conditioning…

Season 7, Episode 23 – Lonnie Teper and Peter McGough, Part One

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Season 7, Episode 23 - Lonnie Teper and Peter McGough, Part One
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“Where is the Shape of Bodybuilding Going in the Future?” This is the question posed to two veteran Bodybuilding Journalists, Peter McGough and Lonnie Teper. Based on the recent wins at the Mr. Olympia and the Arnold Classic by Shawn Rhoden and Brandon Curry respectfully, is shape and symmetry going to held in higher regard…

Season 7, Episode 22 – Ken Sprague, Gold’s Gym owner

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Season 7, Episode 22 - Ken Sprague, Gold's Gym owner
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Ken Sprague, one of the first owners of the original Gold’s Gym in Venice, California, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Ken talks about how he moved to California from Ohio at only 24 years old and how he unexpectedly became the owner of the original Gold’s Gym in the early 1970’s. Ken…

Season 7, Episode 21 – Glenn Knerr

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Season 7, Episode 21 - Glenn Knerr
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1986 AAU Mr. World and Mr. America Glenn Knerr is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Glenn talks about how he got into bodybuilding as a teen, winning local titles and progressing all the way to the national stage, competing against some of the best amateur bodybuilders in the country. Glenn also shares his…

Season 7, Episode 20 – Doug Brignole

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Season 7, Episode 20 - Doug Brignole
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Doug Brignole, one of the top amateur bodybuilders in the 1980’s, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about his bodybuilding career. Doug began training at Bill Pearl’s Gym in Pasadena, California at only 15 years old in an effort to gain weight on his skinny frame. Doug talks about his progress in the sport…

Season 7, Episode 19 – Marc Martinez

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Season 7, Episode 19 - Marc Martinez
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Marc Martinez is in the process of making a movie about the Golden Age of Bodybuilding during the late 1970’s. Marc talks about the key figures in the bodybuilding world who he has interviewed for his upcoming film including former Gold’s Gym owner Ken Sprague, Bill Grant, Ken Waller, Pete Grymkowski and Pumping Iron author…