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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Mar 9, 2021

John DeCola, 1969 IFBB Mr. America winner, joins the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about his career in Bodybuilding. John talks about how he got involved in competing in bodybuilding and the details of his early training and nutrition. John also talks about competing in the AAU before transitioning over to the IFBB, the role of steroids in bodybuilding in the 1960's and some of the legends he competed with including Frank Zane, Don Howorth, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sergio Oliva.

Time Stamps:

05:50 - John reads emails from last week's show

21:53 - John DeCola Interview, Part One

28:51 - Meeting Frank Zane in 1968

29:30 - When John tried Dianabol

30:30 - John's workout and diet program in the 1960's

33:12 - Winning the 1964 Mr. Eastern America

35:16 - John's disappointing experience at the 1964 Mr. America

37:18 - Bob Hoffman's one meal a day

39:44 - Meeting his idol John Grimek

41:22 - Competing against Frank Zane at the 1968 IFBB Mr. America

42:56 - When bodybuilders started using steroids

44:12 - Winning the 1969 IFBB Mr. America

44:55 - Meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1969

48:10 - Hanging out with the 1960's IFBB Bodybuilding stars in New York

49:00 - John remembers Sergio Oliva in 1969

50:52 - Judging the 1970 Mr. Olympia contest

54:50 - John Hansen reads Frank Zane's Deltoid Workout from the July, 1977 issue of Muscle Builder Magazine, written by Jack Neary.

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