With the Mr. Olympia one week behind us and the result shaking the foundations of professional bodybuilding, I believe it is an opportune time to review Gifted, the Phil Heath documentary. Early Impressions To be honest, I had no idea such a documentary existed; not only that, but that there was also a sequel (which … Continue reading Gifted: the Phil Heath Documentary. A Review
As I sit here attempting to review Ronnie Coleman: the King (released June 22, 2018), I seem to get lost in the copious amount of notes I have for this movie. The note taking process seemed to be an automatic seeing that this film offered so much. But where to begin? I always felt that … Continue reading Ronnie Coleman: the King. A humble Review.
In a previous post we discussed Arnold’s controversial win in 1980 – here’s a quick recap. The Austrian Oak came out of retirement without telling anyone and appeared at the Mr. Olympia competition as a competitor rather than a promoter, stood on stage, and won. The reaction from the fans has already been discussed – … Continue reading Reaction to the 1980 Mr. Olympia
As the New Year is finally upon us with all of its grandeur and its unmet resolutions, we can’t help but enter the gym and think to ourselves “Hope the Bench Press line-up will soon disperse.” But, our minds also wander to the men and women whose New Year resolutions never die out; the ones … Continue reading The History of the Mr.Olympia Contest
The 1980 Mr.Olympia Considered one of the most controversial, if not the most controversial Mr.Olympia contest of all-time, the 1980 Olympia saw Arnold Schwarzenegger dethroning Frank Zane and receiving his 7th and Mr. O title, entrenching himself deeper as the unattainable champ until the arrival of Haney, Coleman, and Heath. Coming out of a 5 … Continue reading The 1980 Mr.Olympia