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Bodybuilding Legends Show


Oct 25, 2022

Rick Wayne, 1967 IFBB Mr. World, is the guest this week on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Rick was also one of the best writers to write for Joe Weider's magazines Muscle Builder/Power and Flex for many years. Rick authored the books Muscle Wars, The Bodymen and all three of the Three More Reps books.  In Part One of his interview, Rick talks about how he started bodybuilding as a kid living in St. Lucia. Rick also tells some early stories of meeting Arnold Schwarzenegger at the 1966 NABBA Mr. Universe, working for Joe Weider as an editor of Muscle Builder/Power and Flex Magazine and the influence of the bodybuilding magazines during the Golden Age of the sport. After the interview with Rick Wayne, host John Hansen reads the article "The IFBB Celebrates a Super Anniversary" written by Rick Wayne from the April/May, 1971 issue of Muscle Builder Magazine. (Time Stamps below).

Time Stamps:

3:40 - Upcoming Seminar in Massachusetts

4:50 - Emails for the Podcast

8:05 - Start of interview with Rick Wayne, Part One

9:05 - How Rick got started in bodybuilding

17:10 - The bodybuilding writers who influenced Rick

20:45 - Jack Neary

21:44 - Joe Weider's impact on bodybuilding

30:00 - The articles in the bodybuilding magazines

37:40 - Arnold and Joe Weider

38:50 - When Rick first met Arnold in 1966

42:30 - Rick's commitment to bodybuilding

49:00 - Lou becoming the Hulk

52:30 - Was Arnold a racist?

54:10 - Getting anything you want out of life

55:47 - Rick's steroid use

58:30 - Arnold's biography

1:01:30 - Writing in the first person

1:07:40 - John Hansen reads the article "The IFBB Celebrates a Super Anniversary" written by Rick Wayne from the April/May, 1971 issue of Muscle Builder magazine.

Links:

John's Online Coaching

Bodybuilding Legends website

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John's YouTube Channel

Muscle Maturity Podcast

John Hansen Fitness website