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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Jan 25, 2021

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Jerry Brainum, former writer for Muscle & Fitness and IronMan Magazine, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to review the year 1990 in Bodybuilding. Included in the discussion is the decision of the IFBB to drug test the major professional contests that year, the inaugural 1990 IronMan Pro Invitational, the 1990 Arnold Classic and the 1990 Night of the Champions contest. At the end of the podcast, host John Hansen reads an article about 1974 AAU Mr. America winner Ron Thompson called "The Mr. America Struggle" from the November, 1974 issue of IronMan Magazine.

Time Stamps:

04:45 - RIP Laura Bass

05:51 - YouTube comments from last week's show

09:40 - Interview with Jerry Brainum begins

10:30 - 1990 was the year of drug testing in the IFBB

15:00 - Was Mike Ashley really natural?

16:25 - The 1990 IronMan Pro Invitational

17:43 - Jerry's story about Vince Comerford

22:35 - Shawn Ray's great physique

25:08 - The first drug-tested Arnold Classic

28:11 - Why does Winstrol-V always show up on drug tests?

31:27 - How the bodybuilders beat the drug test

35:54 - Mike Ashley's diet while on tour

40:24 - The challenge of competing natural

50:19 - The "designer diuretics" used in drug-tested contests

51:44 - Nimrod King

53:00 - Andreas Munzer

55:15 - The 1990 Night of the Champions

55:55 - The first time Jerry met Dorian Yates

58:25 - Benaziza was awesome in 1990

1:01:23 - Danny Padilla's great comeback at the 1990 NOC

1:05:18 - Dorian Yate's prediction for his career

1:08:00 - John reads "The Mr. America Struggle" from the November, 1974 issue of IronMan Magazine about the 1974 Mr. America winner Ron Thompson.

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