The 1970s bodybuilding scene was more wide open than Mexican prison and more fun than a midget orgy on Ecstasy- the dudes who competed did so out of love for the sport and whatever personal weirdness drove them into lifting in the first place, and making money was the last goddamned thing on their mind.
"Train hard… party hard… makes the body hard." If there has ever been a single better quote from a lifter about his methodology, I have no idea what it could be- this ranks right up there with Carl Panzram's last words for utterances of badassery. Roger Estep has existed perennially as the low key, full homo
"A man might be thought wealthy if someone were to draw the story of his deeds, that they may be remembered." The adage "nice guys finish last" is as trite as it is true, misunderstood as it is misapplied. It is invariably used by redpills to decry the fact that chicks go for good
ALL YOU DUDES SITTING OUT THERE JUST DOIN' NOTHIN', LIKE A BUNCHA AMOEBAS, NEED TO LISTEN THE HELL UP. TERRIBLE TED ARCIDI WAS A GODDAMNED MONSTER, AND NO MATTER YOU KNOW ABOUT HIM JUST ISN'T ENOUGH. The fact that most of the people endlessly (and fruitlessly) babbling about training online in the modern era seem to
Meet Brian Oldfield- shot put and Highland Games legend, movie star, World's Strongest Man competitor, and one of the greatest athletes of whom you've likely never heard, tragically, because the world is a lame goddamn place these days. The TLDR of his life is pretty amazing though- he made a living out of humiliating people