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Ep 111 The Golden Era of Bodybuilding

Professional Body Builder and Wrestler,  Arnold Schwarzenegger Training Partner,   Star of Many Movies and TV Shows.
Designer of the Gold's Gym Logo & the World Gym Gorilla,  Demi-Hulk on “The Incredible Hulk” TV show,  Joe Gold Lifetime Achievement Award Winner.

Ric Drasin started training clients in the mid 60's when he ran a chain of health clubs.
He also taught diet and fitness classes at the YMCA. Later on he moved to Venice and worked out with Arnold Schwarzenegger at the famous Gold's Gym for 4 years along with trainer Joe Weider.  At that time Ric designed the famous Gold's Gym Logo and later on the World Gym Gorilla which are both part of massive mobile marketing campaigns. During that time he wrote articles and posed with products for Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness magazine.

Ian chats with Ric about his diverse career;

  • The early years in music
  • Power lifting, Bodybuilding and the diet
  • Life at Golds Gym with Arnie, Dave Draper, Frank Zane etc
  • Wrestling
  • TV Advertisements, Shows, Film


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