Category Archives: Interviews

State of the Iron

Just the first of more episodes to come! Get the inside scoop and go behind the scenes with legendary Lee Haney's training partner, Rick Giannone and wife Pam. . .talking about the real State of the Iron with Vic--everything that the magazines didn't tell you and more about bodybuilding.                                      Rick and Lee pushing the limits of the body for results.Rick and Lee training hard.    Part One: Part Two: Part Three: Read more [...]

Vic Richards exclusive interview with Muscle outcast

MO: What do you feel your calling in this sport is? VR: I think my calling initially in this sport was instead of winning titles and competing was to mentor people and give a voice to people that didn’t feel they could speak up. I don’t think I would have been able to do that and compete at the same time. I wouldn’t have been able to be an advocate and voice for the athletes and the fans if I had been competing. As your life experiences goes on your calling becomes more and more clear Read more [...]

The Early Days (by Trevor Smith)

O.K. O.K…..we all know that some of the biggest and freakiest men ever to compete in the sport are names such as Nasser El Sonbaty, Dorian Yates, Jean Pierre Fux, Marcus Ruhl and Greg Kovacs. In fact, Muscle Mag International and in particular it`s supplement company Muscle-Tech, would have all believe that Greg Kovacs is the largest bodybuilder ever to step on a competitive stage. Now while that may be the case going by sheer numbers—Gregg is around 6`3" and competes between 320 and 330lbs—for Read more [...]

FIBO 1994 (by Trevor Smith)

VR: Yes that was the year of the big earthquake in Southern California. I was living there at that time with my family, but after the quake hit I knew I had to get the hell out of there. It scared the shit out of me thinking that my children could have been killed. So I decided to move up to Seattle. During this time things were quite hectic for me with the move, so training was really very minimal. I was scheduled to go to Fibo and I knew I had to get back into training. TS: But that would have Read more [...]