2011 Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Radio Show Archive!
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Hosted by: Dan Solomon, Lee Thompson and Chad Nicholls
Featuring the Biggest Names in Bodybuilding!
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Top 10 Stories Of 2011 (Season Finale)
Continuing an annual tradition, PBW closes out another broadcast season with the announcement of the "Top 10 Stories of the Year". Tune in for a look back at another headline making year around the world of bodybuilding as Dan, Chad, Lee and Pep discuss the stories that made the list...and the announcement of the #1 biggest story of the year!
Date: 12/12/11 (Radio Show 244) - mp3
Master Sergeant David Henry Comes Home!
On this weeks broadcast, U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant (and former Under 202 Olympia Champ) David Henry returns from deployment to discuss his 7 month military assingment and the challenges of being away from his family and the competitive stage. Henry takes us behind-the-scenes (and he also reveals the role Bodybuilding.com plays in building his physique during deployment!). This weeks show also includes more reports from the Nationals and a look ahead to the legends event on South Beach!
Date: 11/28/11 (Radio Show 243) - mp3
The Nationals Head to South Beach
Bodybuilding talk radio lands in South Beach this week as the NPC Nationals celebrates its 30th year with a record-setting lineup. Join Dan, Lee and Chad for a look ahead with a report from Miami and a series of insider reports from around bodybuilding, including the latest developments in the Victor Martinez case as PBW continues its 7th season of bodybuilding coverage!
Date: 11/14/11 (Radio Show 242) - mp3
King Kamali Looks Back - Plus: Magazine Fallout
As part of a PBW Exclusive, King Kamali visits the show for his first interview in years. Bodybuilding's Bad Boy takes a look back at the rivalries and storylines that helped make him one of the most talked about bodybuilders of his time. Also on this weeks show, industry reporter Aaron Singerman joins Dan, Chad and Lee to help examine recent developments surrounding the bodybuilding magazines, and a whole lot more.
Date: 10/31/11 (Radio Show 241) - mp3
Dexter Goes On The Record
Regarded as one of this era's most decorated champions, Dexter Jackson visits PBW this week and openly discusses a 36 month journey that began on September 27th, 2008, the night he was crowned Mr. Olympia. In the months that followed, the former champ endured the most challenging 3 years of his professional life. Also on this weeks show, reports from Houston and Madrid.
Date: 10/17/11 (Radio Show 240) - mp3
Arnold Classic Europe! - Featuring IFBB Pres. Rafael Santonja
After more than 20 years in Columbus, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jim Lorimer are bringing their "Arnold Classic" to Madrid Spain. PBW takes a look at this landmark event, highlighted by the year's final pro contest, and the very first Arnold-Europe title. FLEX Editor-in-Chief Allan Donnelly stops by to talk about his visit to Mumbai and the impact that our new champion is already having.
Date: 10/03/11 (Radio Show 239) - mp3
PBW: The Mumbai Report - Plus: More Olympia Fallout!
It's been a little more than a week since a new era was ushered in at the 2011 Olympia and PBW has all the angles covered. Get a closer look at the impact of Heath's victory along with a report from Mumbai, India following the inaugural "Sheru Classic". Don't miss another loaded epsiode along with an encore presentation of Heath's very first interview on the program, all the way back in early 2006.
Date: 09/26/11 (Radio Show 238) - mp3
Mr. Olympia ''Phil Heath'' (2011 Olympia Report)!
It appeared the stage was set for Jay Cutler to defend his title, but all of that changed when a 31 year-old former College basketball player named Phil Heath presented a combination of detail and size that few have ever brought to a bodybuilding stage. The official "Post-Olympia Report" includes a visit with the new champ, along with an exclusive report from the judges table.
Date: 09/19/11 (Radio Show 237) - mp3
The Europa-Dallas Report (Featuring Toney Freeman)
PBW breaks down all the action from Dallas following the 2011 Europa Supershow. The event's champion Toney Freeman stops in to discuss a contest prep strategy that allowed him to turn his 45 year old body into a championship physique. The win was Freeman's 7th pro title and he's got plenty to say as he reminds bodybuilding fans that he's not finished yet!
Date: 08/15/11 (Radio Show 233) - mp3
Reg Park, Ben Weider, Serge Nubret: Their Voices Live Forever!
Ben Weider, Reg Park and Serge Nubret have each passed away in recent years, but their voices live on as PBW brings together these iconic interviews. Re-live the personal stories that helped shape the long history of the sport. Discover training concepts, learn the history of the sport from the men who were there from the beginning!
Date: 08/08/11 (Radio Show 232) - mp3
The Vegas & Hartford Report
Following one of the busiest weekends of the year, PBW covers all the action from Las Vegas to Hartford. The 2011 NPC USA's showcased a record-setting weekend with nearly 700 athletes...and the Pro scene in Hartford saw an inspiring Troy Alves return to the winners circle in his hometown. Tune in this week for all the inside scoop from around bodybuilding.
Date: 08/01/11 (Radio Show 231) - mp3
Coast to Coast Coverage: USA's & Hartford (Plus: Gustavo Returns)
This coming weekend has something for everyone. On the West Coast, the spotlight is on Las Vegas for the NPC USA's. On the East Coast, the IFBB's pro schedule makes a stop in Hartford. This weeks edition of PBW (episode #230) gets you ready for both events, along with a special look back on some of the greatest USA battles of all time. Plus: Gustavo Badell visits to discuss comeback plans.
Date: 07/25/11 (Radio Show 230) - mp3
10 Weeks Till the Olympia! (Guest: Hany Rambod)
As we move inside of 10 weeks until the years biggest event, the crew at PBW delivers the inside scoop from around bodybuilding. Special updates include some surprise lineup changes, a report from Cutler/Heath advisor Hany Rambod along with Chad & Hany's inside look into the Olympia prep process.
Date: 07/11/11 (Radio Show 229) - mp3
The PBW Championships Report - Live From Tampa!
PBW was proud to serve as the presenting sponsor of the annual "PBW Championships" on Florida's west coast. The event kicked off the IFBB's summer contest schedule in a big way, with several surprises. Tune in this week for a recap of the big weekend with hosts Dan Solomon, Chad Nicholls and Lee Thompson - Plus: Inside Reports from around bodybuilding.
Date: 06/27/11 (Radio Show 228) - mp3
Tampa Preview, Toronto Report - Plus: Lee Labrada Visits!
Its a busy week around the pro bodybuilding scene and "Pro Bodybuilding Weekly" has it all covered. From Craig Richardson's stunner in Toronto, to the NPC action in Chicago, all the way to this weekends big event in Tampa for the IFBB's 4th Annual "PBW Championships". Dan, Lee and Chad cover all the bases, and Lee Labrada stops by!
Date: 06/20/11 (Radio Show 227) - mp3
The NY Pro Report
This special New York City edition of PBW includes a full report from the Tribeca Center following the annual "NY Pro". Coverage includes Lee Thompson's Report from the Judges Table, along with Chad Nicholls' "No Hold Barred" line-up analysis. - Join Dan, Lee and Chad for all the latest scoop from around the world of bodybuilding.
Date: 05/30/11 (Radio Show 225) - mp3
New York Pro Preview Show
Bodybuilding talk radio shines the spotlight this week on The Big Apple, as the bodybuilding world heads to New York City for the annual "NY Pro Bodybuilding Championships". Join Dan, Lee and Chad for an inside look at this years big event, and the highly anticipated season debut of Kai Greene. This weeks broadcast also includes the latest scoop (and rule changes) from around the IFBB and the NPC.
Date: 05/23/11 (Radio Show 224) - mp3
Shawn Ray Returns to PBW
This week on "Pro Bodybuilding Weekly" Hall of Famer Shawn Ray returns to PBW for the first time in nearly 4 years. The former PBW correspondant discusses a long list of topics, including his current movie project. Hosts Dan Solomon, Lee Thompson and Chad Nicholls also receive a visit from New York Pro promoter Steve Weinberger.
Date: 05/09/11 (Radio Show 223) - mp3
The Orlando Report & Marcus Haley
Orlando Report, Allan Donnelly, & Marcus Haley—PBW begins its May broadcast schedule with breaking news, a report from the Europa Show of Champions, and a visit with Flex Editor-in-Chief Allan Donnelly. Join Dan, Chad and Lee for the latest from around the world of professional bodybuilding.
Date: 05/02/11 (Radio Show 222) - mp3
The New Giant Killer?
PBW's 2011 broadcast schedule continues this week with a visit from James "Flex" Lewis and bodybuilding "Super-Promoter" Ed Pariso. Topics include Chad Nicholl's controversial opinion of todays top athletes and Flex Lewis's new role as the newest "Giant Killer". - Plus a closer look at Pariso's emerging status as one of the sport's most respected promoters. And more breaking news from around bodybuilding.
Date: 04/25/11 (Radio Show 221) - mp3
The Germany Report!
On this weeks edition of bodybuilding talk radio, the PBW crew shines a spotlight on Germany following the inaugural FIBO POWER PRO Championships. Go behind the scenes for the big showdown between American Dexter Jackon and German Champion Ronny Rockel. Also on this week's show, Isaac Hinds visits to discuss the NPC's new Men's Physique Division!
Date: 04/18/11 (Radio Show 220) - mp3
Kai Greene: On the Record!
As part of this special edition of bodybuilding talk radio, Dan, Chad and Lee sit down with 2-time Arnold champ Kai Greene for his first "all access" interview since his 2010 Olympia disappointment. Don't miss this rare chance to go inside Kai's emotional journey since he walked off the Olympia stage and had to re-evaluate every aspect of his competitive future. Also on this weeks show, exclusive reports from around bodybuilding.
Date: 04/04/11 (Radio Show 219) - mp3
PBW Goes to London
Bodybuilding.com's own Kris Gethin reports from London following the IFBB's British Bodybuilding Championships. Kris is on location to deliver the inside scoop following Branch Warren's British conquest. Kris joins Dan Solomon and Chad Nicholls for an inside look at "Post-Dorian" UK bodybuilding. Plus: Kris fills us in on the success of his popular new book Body By Design!
Date: 03/21/11 (Radio Show 218) - mp3
The 2011 Australia Report
There is no destination that requires more travel time than Australia, but not to worry, PBW has the event covered this week with the 2011 Australian Grand Prix post show report. Dan, Lee and Chad also break down several of the weeks hottest topics, including Chad's controversial analysis of Wolf's championship physique, more athlete strategy changes...plus a look ahead toward next weekends British Grand Prix!
Date: 03/14/11 (Radio Show 217) - mp3
The 2011 Arnold Classic Report!
Columbus was the place to be this past weekend and PBW delivers the "Post Show Report" following the historic conquest of Branch Warren. Join Dan, Chad and Lee for an inside look at the stories that made headlines, including the exclusive "Report from the Judges Table". This is a contest report you don't want to miss!
Date: 03/07/11 (Radio Show 216) - mp3
The Arnold Classic Preview!
Flex Wheeler visits the PBW studios this week, joining Dan Solomon and Chad Nicholls for the 2011 Arnold Classic Preview Show. Featuring one of the deepest lineups in the 22 year history of the contest, tune in as Columbus Week kicks off with a full preview and analysis of Arnold Schwarzenegger's big event.
Date: 02/28/11 (Radio Show 215) - mp3
The Flex Pro Report
The IFBB's Pro contest season opens in Santa Monica, California with a SHOCKING outcome and PBW delivers the first headlines of the year! Join Dan, Lee and Chad for an inside look at all the action from the inaugural Flex Pro. - The expanded coverage includes special guests, plus an Exclusive "Report from the Judges Table", and a whole lot more!
Date: 02/21/11 (Radio Show 214) - mp3
The Flex Pro Preview Show
The 2011 IFBB Pro contest season gets underway this week in Los Angeles and PBW gets you ready for the big event. The preview show features a breakdown of the lineup along with predictions and late breaking reports from the contenders. Don't miss the first contest preview of the year!
Date: 02/14/11 (Radio Show 213) - mp3
Dexter Jackson Targets L.A.
The stars keep coming on PBW. This week its Dexter Jackson, on his road to the inaugural "Flex Pro". Tune in as the former Mr. Olympia stops in for a visit with Dan Solomon, Lee Thompson and Chad Nicholls for a look ahead to his upcoming dates in LA. and Columbus. As a bonus this week, Chad and Dexter break down the diet and prep strategy of one of the most well conditioned bodybuilders of all time!
Date: 02/07/11 (Radio Show 212) - mp3
Phil Heath: My 2011 Gameplan!
PBW's new season continues this week with special guest Phil Heath. Hosts Dan, Lee and Chad visit with the Olympia runner-up to discuss his surprising decision to skip the Arnold Classic and his plan of attack as he tries to move past Jay Cutler here in 2011. Also on this weeks show: Insider reports from around the bodybuilding world.
Date: 01/31/11 (Radio Show 211) - mp3
The 2011 Season Premiere!
PBW begins its 7th season on-the-air with the arrival of a brand new "3 Man Broadcast Booth". Chad Nicholls and Lee Thompson join Dan for the new season of bodybuilding talk radio and a look ahead to a very busy year around the IFBB Pro contest circuit.
Date: 01/24/11 (Radio Show 210) - mp3
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