Jerry Brainum - 1980 In Review, Part One

01.04.2021 - By Bodybuilding Legends Show

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Register for the John Hansen Fitness Challenge Jerry Brainum, writer for Muscle & Fitness and IronMan Magazine, is the guest on the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast to talk about the year 1980 in Bodybuilding. Jerry and host John Hansen talk about the controversial 1980 Mr. Olympia contest where Arnold Schwarzenegger won his 7th title after a five year layoff. Jerry and John talk about all the competitors in that historic event as well as all the backstage events that occurred including the heated competitors meeting and the selection of the judges. At the end of the podcast, John reads the rest of the article about the 1970 AAU Mr. America contest from the September, 1970 issue of IronMan Magazine. Online Workout and Diet Programs Time Stamps: 04:41 - Tribute to Peter McGough 10:00 - The 2nd Annual John Hansen Fitness Challenge starts next week! 13:16 - Emails from last week 21:36 - Start of Jerry Brainum Interview 26:10 - When Jerry met Paul Graham, the promoter of the 1980 Mr. Olympia 29:00 - Why Bill Pearl pulled out as the head judge of the 1980 Mr. Olympia 32:12 - The selection of the judges at the 1980 Mr. Olympia 36:19 - The confrontation between Arnold and Mike Mentzer backstage 42:56 - Why Arnold was retaining water for the 1980 Mr. Olympia 45:03 - Chris Dickerson was at his best at the 1980 Mr. Olympia 48:11 - Why Tom Platz was featured in the movie "The Comeback" 50:10 - The 1980 Pro Mr. Universe in Columbus, Ohio 52:16 - The competitors boycott of the 1981 Mr. Olympia 55:30 - Roger Walker's best condition at the 1980 Mr. Olympia 58:33 - Roger Walker's watch story 1:02:17 - The booing at the 1981 Mr. Olympia contest 1:07:59 - The New York bodybuilding fans 1:12:05 - Mike Mentzer's last competition at the 1980 Mr. Olympia contest 1:10:56 - Did the bodybuilders use diuretics in 1980? 1:25:00 - Frank Zane's injury before the 1980 Mr. Olympia 1:35:05 - John reads an article about the 1970 AAU Mr. America contest from the September, 1970 issue of IronMan Magazine Bodybuilding Legends Show website John Hansen Fitness website Enter the John Hansen Fitness Challenge YouTube - John Hansen Page Facebook - John Hansen Page Instagram - John Hansen Page  

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