Sunday, April 12, 2015

Jerry Brainum a conversation, publisher of Applied Metabolics By Dr. Michael Dusa

Here is a link many readers have been asking for, to a recent interview with Jerry Brainum, written by Dr. Michael Dusa, in which Jerry  discusses how he got involved in bodybuilding and writing. Some nostalgic photographs are included. I hope you enjoy the interview as much as I have....Lee  

 JB: I wrote Bill Grant's first courses in 1982. Flex asked me to write two articles, and Joe Weider welcomed me aboard. I wrote for Muscle & Fitness and Flex, and always hand delivered articles to the Woodland Hills office. A guy named Ben Pesta..........



   Link to interview



I would like to give special thanks to Ray and the folks at Super Strength Show for the informative interview. Lee


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