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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Jan 12, 2021

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This episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast is dedicated to the memory of Peter McGough. Peter passed away on December 30th, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. The Bodybuilding Legends Podcast remembers Peter with a series of clips from interviews that Peter did with the podcast dating back to 2017. Peter contributed his talents and his passion to the sport of Bodybuilding as a writer and editor in chief of Flex Magazine for so many years. We will never forget him.

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03:50 - The John Hansen Fitness Challenge starts on January 18th!

07:42 - Beginning of the Peter McGough Tribute interviews

10:51 - Peter gives the background about his publication Pumping Press

14:44 - Peter talks about seeing Sergio Oliva for the first time at the 1971 NABBA Mr. Universe

17:45 - Why Dave Draper was Peter's favorite bodybuilder

19:22 - John interviews Wayne Gallasch and Peter McGough in 2018

21:21 - Wayne and Peter talk about being at the 1970 NABBA Mr. Universe

28:57 - Did Reg Park deserve to beat Dave Draper at the 1970 Mr. Universe?

31:35 - What made Arnold so dominating in competition?

33:42 - The value that the bodybuilding magazines used to bring to the sport

44:45 - Interview with Peter and Lonnie Teper talking about the shape of bodybuilding comparing aesthetics to mass.

50:45 - The potential of the Classic Physique division and the importance of good posing

58:22 - Lonnie and Peter talk about working for competing magazines back in the '90's

1:00:45 - Peter talks about the magical time in bodybuilding when Gold's Gym and Weider's headquarters were at their peak.

1:10:34 - The time when Larry Scott left Peter speechless

1:16:21 - Peter explains how he felt like an investigative reporter when he covered the bodybuilding scene

1:23:54 - Peter talks candidly about his battle with cancer

1:28:12 - John reads an article about the 1980 Night of the Champions contest from IronMan Magazine.

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