Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors – Volume III – Book 1
208 pages – Soft Cover
- Arnold’s comeback; did it hurt bodybuilding?
- How did Franco’s comeback affect the sport?
- Who was the new guard in the early 1980s?
What events, characters and athletes synergized to create the apex for bodybuilding in the late 1970s?
Were the 1980 and 1981 Mr. Olympias FIXED?
Did the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger in 1980 after a five year layoff derail the sport from its glory years?
What was the real rationale for Arnold to return to compete once again?
Was there more for him to gain or lose?
Go behind the scenes of the documentary, “The Comeback”!
Who was the real producer of this relatively obscure film made on the 1980 Mr. Olympia?
What damage did Arnold’s best friend Franco Columbu do by returning himself the very next year in 1981?
Learn who the impact judges were and how their scores dramatically affected the outcome of both events.
What did these two contests cost the sport of bodybuilding?
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Jason (verified owner) –
It doesn’t get any better than this! Yet another fantastic slice of Iron history from Randy Roach. If I could give this book 10 stars I would.
Just buy it!!
Tamas Acs (verified owner) –
Glad you liked the book Jason!
Joe Breen –
This book is a must have for anyone into physical culture (i.e bodybuilding, fitness) or just anyone who wants to improve their health and wellness. This book offers something for everyone, and I can tell you after 15 plus years in the industry there were things I learned for the first time by reading this book. Randy and Tamas nailed it! This is a true labor of love, if you love health and fitness or know someone who loves health and fitness this book is a must have, it raises the bar for all other books of its kind.
James Potter (verified owner) –
Great book, best account of the history of bodybuilding I’ve ever read.