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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Nov 16, 2021

Jerry Brainum, former writer for Muscle & Fitness and IronMan Magazine, and Phil Williams, 1985 NPC Nationals champion, are the guests on this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. In Part Two of their interview, Jerry and Phil continue their discussion about all the recent deaths in the world of bodybuilding and what can be done to prevent this from happening in the future. At the end of the podcast, host John Hansen reads an article from the April, 1980 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine "The Two Faces of Lou Ferrigno" written by Bill Reynolds.

Time Stamps:

3:15 - The rumor of Victor Richards passing

5:20 - Birthdays this week

5:45 - The Lee Haney Games

9:45 - Emails from last week's show

11:11 - Start of Jerry Brainum - Phil Williams interview, Part Two

15:00 - Rich Piana's admission of steroid use

21:00 - What can be done to prevent further deaths in bodybuilding?

23:45 - 1990 Mr. Olympia and the WBF

27:06 - Ben Weider's dream of getting Bodybuilding in the Olympic Games

33:12 - When Johnny Morant almost collapsed onstage

35:35 - Trenbolone causes brain damage

39:35 - Arnold's comments about Classic Physique vs. Open Bodybuilding

47:58 - Bumstead vs. Big Ramy

50:00 - How Frank Zane beat the bigger bodybuilders

55:10 - Will Classic Physique be bigger than Open Bodybuilding?

1:05:00 - John Hansen reads the article "The Two Faces of Lou Ferrigno" written by Bill Reynolds for the April, 1980 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine.


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