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Bodybuilding Legends Show

May 16, 2024

Famous photographer Chris Lund took some of the best photos in Bodybuilding during his time working for the magazines. But Chris also wrote some articles for MuscleMag International during his time working for the magazine in the 1980's. On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen reads four...


May 2, 2024

On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the 1974 Mr. Olympia contest by reading two articles from Sports Illustrated Magazine about bodybuilding and the Mr. Olympia contest that year. John reads the article "The Men and the Myth" by Richard W....


Apr 13, 2024

On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen reads some articles from the Golden Age of Bodybuilding when Steve Reeves, John Grimek, Larry Scott and Sergio Oliva were winning the top championships. Included in the articles shared on this episode are "Steve Reeves Wins 1947 Mr. America" written...


Apr 2, 2024

Roger Schwab, head judge for the IFBB Professional League during the late 1970's and early 1980's, passed away on March 25, 2024 at the age of 79.  Roger was a guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast several times since the podcast began in 2017, sharing his stories of watching some of the most historical...


Mar 26, 2024

On this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast, host John Hansen reads the contest reports of the first Night of the Champions contest in 1978 as well as the 1978 World Cup promoted by Golds Gym owner Ken Sprague. Included in the articles read are "The Night of the Champions Turns Into the Night of Controversy"...