West Coast Bodybuilding Scene: The Golden Era

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On Target Publications, Jan 1, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 399 pages
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A trip through the most unforgettable years of bodybuilding as a handful of restless musclemen catapulted the sport of muscle and might across the globe. Called the Golden Era of bodybuilding, you'll see Bill Pearl as he hands off to Larry Scott, enjoy the rise of Dave Draper and Sergio Oliva, with Don Howorth and Frank Zane in the background and Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu emerging in the foreground. Dick Tyler writes of the Muscle Beach gossip, Vince Gironda's gym and many more feature columns from the late '60s and early '70s.

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User Review  - Beau Johnston - Goodreads

This is a fantastic insight into a subculture most people know very little about. Sure, the media runs stories about bodybuilders on a semi-regular, but those stories only focus on steroid users and ... Read full review


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Tyler was an actor for twenty-six years. During that time he starred on Broadway and later in a television series winning numerous acting awards. Dick has been a practicing chiropractic doctor for the last thirty-five years.

Author of Brother Iron Sister Steel, Your Body Revival and Iron on My Mind

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