Joe Weider changed Body building and fitness forever. And it is with profound loss we report his passing this morning at 4:30am. Joe created not only Muscle & Fitness, FLEX, Men’s Fitness, Shape, Muscle & Fitness Hers, Natural Health, and Fit Pregnancy magazines.
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Joe Weider was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Louis and Anna, Jewish immigrants from Poland. He published the first issue of "Your Physique" magazine in 1936 when he was 17 years old, and built a set of barbells out of car wheels and axles the same year out of the family garage on Coloniale street in Montreal. He designed numerous training courses beginning in the 1950s, including the Weider System of Bodybuilding. He would later discover the young Arnold Schwarzenegger.
What Mr. Olympia Winners Can Teach You About Bodybuilding
Every year since 1965, at Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, the title of Mr. Olympia is awarded to the professional bodybuilder that stands out among all the rest. After years and years of hard work, these men have been able to go on to fame and fortune. On their journey to greatness, Mr. Olympia winners shared a lot of their success secrets. Read on to discover what Mr. Olympia winners can teach you about bodybuilding.
Joe Weider co-founded the IFBB, International Federation of Body Builders, with his brother Ben, and Weider created the Mr. Olympia contest to showcase the amazing physiques of his fellow bodybuilders. With these astonishing accomplishments, Joe Weider is a legend, but what's the back story behind the legend? In this exclusive Bodybuilding.com i...