Free First Chapter: 

Bigger Than The Sport?

Bodybuilding and the 1980s:
  • Surprise new addition to the IFBB: The man who helped bring the IFBB from a second rate contest to the limelight (no, NOT Arnold.)
  • Mainstream Media Attention: discover the direction the sport was heading at the turn of the decade going into 1980.
  • Mike Mentzer's words: Mike was viewed as the favourite to win the 1980 Mr. Olympia, read what he had to say about the contest. 

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