From the Incarceration of Victor all the way to the Rise of Rhoden, the 2012 bodybuilding season was loaded with storylines. This week, PBW wraps up its 8th year with the announcement of the Top 10 Stories of 2012. The season finale' broadcast includes a look back at the stories that made headlines along with the announcement of the #1 "Biggest Story of the Year". - Is it the battle between Phil & Kai... the Return of the Blade... Controversy in Columbus... and where does Cutler land on the list? - Plus BREAKING NEWS!
The PBW radio crew was in Miami for the return of the Masters Olympia. Tune in this week for the exclusive "Judge's Table" report and a closer look at Dexter Jackson's historic victory. The show also includes Dan, Chad and Lee's analysis of some of the more controversial placings as we approach the finish line of the 2012 season!
A year ago it appeared that his best days were behind him, but Dexter Jackson delivered one of the biggest stories of the year when he re-sharpened his Blade and made an improbable return to the Olympia Top 4. -- This weekend, at age 43, Dexter attempts to make history by becoming the first Mr. Olympia Champion to also win a Masters Olympia title. This edition of PBW includes the preview of the Masters Olympia.-- Plus: Chad responds to fallout from last week's broadcast and Lee Thompson provides a report from Kuwait City following the IFBB's Amateur Olympia.
It's Official - Jay Cutler's contract to compete at the 2013 Olympia is signed, sealed & delivered. This week we discuss Jay's unusual decision to commit to the event nearly a FULL YEAR before the contest... and Chad Nicholls addresses the various reports that have linked Chad and Jay together for his 2013 prep. Plus, Bob Chick and National Champ Bran Yersky visit, and a special encore presentation of our interview with the late Sergio Oliva.
After 16 events, held in 9 different countries, the IFBB Pro "Men's Open" season is now complete (only the Masters Show remains). This week on PBW we'll discuss the season's winners & losers, along with a look ahead to how it all sets up for 2013. -- Plus: How did Hurricane Sandy impact the business of Bodybuilding?
Another loaded edition of PBW this week when Dan and Chad head out to Venice Beach for a visit with Chris Cormier and a few surprising revelations. This week's show also includes Head Judge Lee Thompson's report from the judges table of the 2012 IFBB British Grand Prix event, and a whole lot more!
Just over a week has passed since Olympia weekend and PBW's 2012 broadcast schedule continues with another round of Olympia fallout! -- This weeks show also includes the report from New Delhi, India following the Sheru Classic.
It was supposed to be a walk in the park for the defending champ. But, in a surprising turn of events, Phil Heath's reign atop the sport was threatened on Saturday night when Kai Greene showed up in the best shape of his life. - This week we'll take a closer look at the battle that played out in Vegas as the Champ escaped with his 2nd Sandow Trophy.
Olympia week begins with the annual PBW radio broadcast featuring those long awaited Olympia predictions! A panel that includes Bob Cicherillo, Chad Nicholls, Moderated by Dan Solomon will get you ready for the biggest event of the year!
It's been a full decade since Jay Cutler has been willing to give his "Pre-Olympia" analysis & predictions. This week, during Part 2 of the "Olympia Preview Series", the 4-time Champ visits to provide his personal thoughts on how the Olympia will play out, without him in the lineup. Who does Jay see benefitting the most from his absence? Does he sense trouble for Phil? What does Jay's Top 6 look like?
PBW radio continues an annual tradition with the return of the "Olympia Preview Series". In the first of their 3 part series, Dan Solomon, Chad Nicholls and Peter McGough begin to peel away the layers of this years biggest storylines. Special guest Evan Centopani also visits to discuss his upcoming Olympia debut!
Bodybuilding talk radio continues its 2012 schedule this week with a closer look into Jay Cutler's decision to forego the upcoming Olympia. For the first time in 10 years Cutler will not be on stage and we'll examine how this will impact the contest. Also this week, Dan, Chad and Lee visit with the newest IFBB Pro Antoine Vaillant, fresh off his Canadian National Championship!
Don't miss the official post-show report from Dan, Chad, Lee and the PBW radio crew following one of the best IFBB events of the year. 107 pros headed to Tampa for the 5th annual PBW Championships and a sold out crowd witnessed an incredible showdown!
For the 5th consecutive year, PBW radio will present the IFBB's "PBW Championships" in Tampa, Florida. As part of a special contest preview, Toney Freeman visits Dan, Chad and Lee to discuss his plans to challenge one of the toughest lineups of the year!
For the first time in many years, it appears that there is no clear-cut challenger heading into the Olympia. With growing questions surrounding Cutler's plans for the remainder of the year, bodybuilding fans are beginning to wonder where Phil Heath's biggest threat will come from. This week's PBW broadcast takes a closer look at the absence of a clear-cut #2 and the impact it's having on this year's event. (Plus: A look toward the NPC USA's)
He's regarded as one of the greatest bodybuilders of all-time, and this week Lee Haney visits PBW to discuss a wide range of topics. It's been 20 years since he defeated Dorian Yates to claim his 8th and Final Sandow Trophy. Don't miss this special edition of bodybuilding talk radio right here at Bodybuilding.com!
As part of a special edition of bodybuilding talk radio, the PBW crew takes a closer look at the age-old question, "Who is the Greatest Bodybuilder of All-Time?". Tune in as champions like Arnold, Ronnie, Haney and Dorian are examined...in search of a clear answer to one of the sport's most challenging questions.
Plenty of news to report this week as bodybuilding's flagship radio program takes to the air to get you ready for a busy Summer on the bodybuilding scene. Hosts Dan, Chad and Lee are also joined by Victor Martinez for an update on the former Arnold Champ's incredible progress as he prepares for his return to the stage!
Bodybuilding talk radio gets you ready for the IFBB's annual tour stop in Toronto with a preview of the 2012 Toronto Supershow. Don't miss this episode of PBW for all the inside scoop and a visit with Seth Feroce's, one of the sports rising stars! Bodybuilding's flagship radio production is hosted by Dan Solomon, Chad Nicholls and Lee Thompson.
PBW was on the scene for the 2012 NY Pro and this week we've got your report following Cedric McMillan's victory in the open class and Kevin English's win in the Under 212 division. Plenty of controversy and "inside-scoop" on this weeks broadcast, including a special report from the judges table! What really happened in NYC?
PBW presents the big preview of this weekend's "New York Pro Bodybuilding Championships". Highlighted by several highly anticipated IFBB Pro debuts along with a few veteran challengers, the title is up for grabs. Event promoter Steve Weinberger visits to discuss the contest along with some New York muscle scoop LIVE FROM THE EAST COAST MECCA!
It's being called "The Most Anticipated Interview of the Year". - Just 3 days after being released from a 7 month stay at a New York jail, Victor Martinez visits PBW to tell the incredible story that began following his victory last October at the Arnold Classic Europe. Tune in for the exclusive interview as Victor provides details and answers your questions for the first time since his release. - Hosted by Dan Solomon, Chad Nicholls and Lee Thompson.
This week on bodybuilding talk radio NPC USA Champ Steve Kuclo makes his first visit to PBW as he prepares for his highly anticipated professional debut next month in NY. Also on this weeks show, a report from Germany following FIBO. Tune in for all the inside scoop from around the bodybuilding scene!
A bodybuiding & fitness legend was lost when reknowned publisher Robert Kennedy passed away following a battle with Cancer. On this week's show we celebrate his life, and we also enjoy a special encore presentation of Mr. Kennedy's memorable interview with Dan Solomon and Bob Cicherillo. All of us at Bodybuilding.com will miss Bob very much.
Jay Cutler Visits PBW!4-Time Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler makes his first appearance on the show in more than 2 years when he stops by for a special Q&A session. Jay has agreed to answer YOUR questions. Don't miss this special edition.
Dennis Wolf Visits PBW!Bodybuilding talk radio continues following a busy weekend around bodybuilding. - Arnold Classic runner-up Dennis Wolf sits down with Dan, Chad and Lee to discuss a wide array of topics, including his disapointment in Columbus and hopes of making a run at the Olympia. This weeks show also contains the usual dish of inside scoop from around the bodybuilding scene!
Olympia Point System, Australia and McGough's Move!Tune in for an information packed episode of bodybuilding talk radio when Dan is joined by Lee Thompson and Hall of Famer Shawn Ray for an inside look at the new Olympia Qualifying Scoring System, plus Peter McGough's surprise decision, and a report from Australia!
Branch Warren Visits - Plus: Australia Preview!This weeks show is loaded with inside scoop, breaking news, debates and a look ahead toward this weekend's Australian Pro Show. 2-time Arnold champ Branch Warren also visits as Dan leads an opinionated panel that includes Bob Cicherillo, Chad Nicholls and Lee Thompson. - In other news: Dan has finally joined Twitter. Follow him @DanSolomon100.
The "Arnold Classic" Inside Report!The 2012 Arnold Classic had a little bit of everything. New stars were born, a title was defended, mistakes were made, controversy erupted, and history was made as the bodybuilding world joined Arnold for one of the biggest weekends of the year. Tune in this week as PBW takes you behind-the-scenes of the 24th edition of the "Arnold Classic". Join Dan, Bob, Chad, Lee and some special guests for a closer look at the stories that made headlines in Columbus.
2012 Arnold Preview & Prediction Show!Bodybuilding's radio voice takes to the airwaves as "Arnold Week" begins! Tune in for the Arnold Classic Preview and Predictions show as Dan moderates an expert panel that includes insiders Chad Nicholls, Bob Cicherillo and various experts as we get ready for the big spring showdown in Columbus. This weeks show also includes a special report on Jay Cutler's biceps surgery, an update on the ongoing Victor Martinez legal battle, and a report from Phoenix following the year's first Under 212 event.
The Flex Pro Report - Plus: Breaking News!Bodybuilding talk radio takes to the air this week following the first contest of the season. Tune in for the 2012 Flex Pro Report and an inside look at Lionel Beyeke's historic victory. The contest wrap-up includes an exclusive report directly from the judges table along with several insider reports. This week's broadcast also includes the latest "Breaking News" from around the bodybuilding industry.
The Flex Pro Preview - Plus: Evan Centopani Visits!The broadcast schedule continues this week with a preview of the year's first event - The 2012 Flex Pro! -- Tune in for a breakdown of the event, a battle for the first championship of the season with the year's first 3 Olympia spots up for grabs. This weeks episode also includes a visit with Evan Centopani, one of the sport's rising superstars.
PBW Season Premiere - Special Guest: Jim ManionA new season of bodybuilding talk radio begins as PBW gets you ready for the 2012 contest season! The Season Premiere broadcast includes updates from Jay Cutler's camp along with an inside look at several industry developments, and a special guest appearance by "The Chairman" - Jim Manion.