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1  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Benny Podda on: May 22, 2014, 12:01:57 AM
I think there`s something on the web about his lifestyle and living in a cave.

This is after bodybuilding,but obviously not current,but it was on the web somewhere...still may be out there,I`m too fucking tired to look right now. 

Wes/Crown... Benny and his mom Prudence were a blast. I hung out with Benny for the better part of a year when he was training people at Ray Mentzers Muscle Mill in Redondo. That was circa 1983. That video doesn't do his size justice.   

He loved training heavy and was strong as hell. He was the one who told me that ray had squated 900 the Saturday night before. He was one of the funniest and craziest guys I ever met.

His mom had a mouth on her that would make a trucker blush.

Benny wasn't his real name it was his dads name. He took it on after his dad passed away. I believe his real name was John but don't hold me to it.



2  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Who is the oldest member of GB? on: November 25, 2013, 03:46:43 AM
Mr. MB ---------- 73
Funk 51 --------- 62
Musclecenter ---- 61
Wez ------------  56
Gymrat ---------  55
Tommywishbone - 52
WalterWhite ----- 52
US MUSL -------- 50
Groink ----------- 49
Hazbin ---------- 48
Dr. Chimps ------ 47
Arce ------------ 44
Bigdumbbell ----- 43
Honest ---------- 42
Soul crusher ---- 38

Max Rep will be 59 next week.
3  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: UFC 167 on: November 16, 2013, 03:35:11 PM
  Great job, Max   



  Thanks

Thanks... considering I usually interview Physique Guys and Bodybuilders this was very cool because I got to learn more about a Pro fighters mindset. It's seems a lot different than getting into a bar fight or a fight over traffic (yes I've done that) where ego's and emotion rule the fight.  

I also thought it was interesting that he emphasized training at only 30% intensity until he's perfected a technique.
4  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: UFC 167 on: November 16, 2013, 02:59:34 PM
I interviewed Hendricks recently... good guy.

http://www.muscleandstrength.com/interviews/johny-hendricks
5  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: What is your Halloween costume this year? on: October 28, 2013, 11:40:35 PM
I'm going out in my SWAT team vest tonight

I went everywhere as a bald, white guy. No one figured it out.  Huh
6  Getbig Misc Too Board / Getbig Comments Suggestions Complaints Board / Re: Why do the majority of mods rarely post? on: October 28, 2013, 11:37:41 PM
It does not make sense. They are members of Getbig just like the rest of us. I want to hear more from Onemorerep, Grant Michaels, PrincessL, Butterbean, Manofsteel, and Ron.

Whats up with Max Rep and Mindspin?  

I would like you guys to be more involved with the community.

Two moves, a bad shoulder injury, focused on career and got tired or the negativity. I get emails every day with complaints on threads.

People always complain about gimmick accounts. I can never figure out how they know and how can you gimmick a gimmick name anyway. I mean if a guy posts as jackmeoff how is it that onehandonmyschlong any different?

The whole thing baffles a seriously good looking and buffed-up, old bald guy like me.  Wink

 
7  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Top 5 strongest bodybuilders of all time on: October 20, 2013, 12:26:01 PM

Platz 315 for 50 reps?? Roll Eyes

Mentzer 925 squats for 2?? Hahaha

What a load of shit

It was 900 for Ray. I trained at his gym at the time and was there the next day. Benny Podda told me about it. He and others were there to witness and they all said the same thing. I was not there to witness it. I can tell you Ray was one of the strongest guys of the day.

8  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: RIP - Casey Viator on: September 11, 2013, 12:08:40 AM
Here is his obituary:
Caissius Q. (Casey) Viator, Jr.CLEARWATER, FLA. - Casey was born In New Iberia, La. on Sept. 4, 1951 and passed away suddenly Sept. 4, 2013 at his home in Clearwater, Florida.He was the son of Della Credeur Viator, Metairie, La. and the late Caissius Q. Viator, Sr. He is survived by his longtime partner, Cheryl J. Harris, Clearwater, Fl., sisters, Judy V. Atteberry (Charles) Houston, Texas , Barbara V. Carter (Dr. Thad), Pass Christian, Ms., Lynette V. Reich, Houston, Texas, Della V. Ishida (Shin) New Orleans, La., brother, Stafford "Chuck" Viator (Susan), New Orleans, La., and 11 nieces and nephews.Casey was preceded in death by his father, Caissius Q. Viator, Sr. and his sister Martha "Tookie" Viator.After he finished his education, he spent his career in body building. In 1971, he became the youngest Mr. America and held many national & professional titles leading up to the completion of his competitive years. Since then, he has written several books on fitness training and, until his death, conducted & produced fitness training sessions & videos.A memorial service will be held in Clearwater, Florida on Thursday Sept. 12, 2013 at Unity Church of Clearwater. A private memorial service for family and friends will be held in New Iberia at a later date. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theadvertiser/obituary.aspx?n=caissius-viator&pid=166884415#fbLoggedOut

9  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: RIP Joe Weider on: March 23, 2013, 09:01:57 AM
Joe has passed huge event in bodybuilding.
10  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: What would you do to this guy given 10 minutes alone with him? on: December 05, 2012, 12:58:42 AM
Put a wire brush on a drill bit and have him bend over.
11  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Me squatting 315x41 on: November 30, 2012, 11:14:46 AM
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU9TrZbC2QM" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU9TrZbC2QM</a>


That was an awesome effort Matty. Many, many years ago I did 20 with 315 and it was hell. I also witnessed Tom Platz squatting (in person) on many occasions at Goldís Venice and I can tell you that he would be the first to acknowledge your great effort. Platz more than anyone, knew when someone was willing to lay it all on the line and thatís what I saw in this clip. They were low enough for a gym contest and low enough to be a tremendous effort. Very well done. 
12  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / History - Stories - and Memories / Re: RIP - 3x Mr. Olympia Sergio Olivia has passed away on: November 16, 2012, 11:04:28 PM
That one of him was from the 1971 MR O where he was "allowed" bye the IFBB to "Guess pose" but not actually Compete against Arnold, this MM below is 1 year Later in Japan where IMO he was Possibly in his Greatest ever Shape Conditioning wise Feathered Delts and all...now imagine this Physique in this sort of shape on the Gear these days.........

See page 5 of this thread.
13  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / History - Stories - and Memories / Re: RIP - 3x Mr. Olympia Sergio Olivia has passed away on: November 16, 2012, 01:02:21 PM
Awesome read..enjoyed the article very much...I wish I could look like Sergio did...

Stand in line... many people wish that and have wished that!
14  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / History - Stories - and Memories / Re: RIP - 3x Mr. Olympia Sergio Olivia has passed away on: November 16, 2012, 12:42:55 PM
Nice tribute from Iron Man with John Balik talking about Sergio in the gym.

http://www.ironmanmagazine.com/sergio-oliva-tribute/
15  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / History - Stories - and Memories / Re: RIP - 3x Mr. Olympia Sergio Olivia has passed away on: November 13, 2012, 10:37:31 PM
Another.
16  Getbig Bodybuilding Boards / History - Stories - and Memories / Re: RIP - 3x Mr. Olympia Sergio Olivia has passed away on: November 13, 2012, 10:34:29 PM
Sergio in japan
17  Getbig Misc Too Board / Getbig Comments Suggestions Complaints Board / Re: Where the flip is my thread? on: October 07, 2012, 12:49:03 AM
It was so stupid, it fell off the board.
18  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Jason Huh guestposing at 2012 NPC Valenti Gold Cup on: September 10, 2012, 08:34:55 AM
Such is the life of a Pro Bodybuilder... a Halloween Mask... a few claps and cheers... like a dive-piano bar with muscle.  
19  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / MOVED: Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan won't answer the most basic questions on: September 10, 2012, 08:29:32 AM
This topic has been moved to Politics and Political Issues Board.

http://www.getbig.com/boards/index.php?topic=440726.0
20  Getbig Main Boards / General Topics / Re: Does Ron give out pen and pencil sets for GetBig service? on: June 18, 2012, 12:27:47 PM
Because that bitch, 333whatevertheothernumbersare, should get a set when he hits 100,000 posts.  Has anyone on GetBig ever broke 50,000?  Shit, I'll put money in the pool.


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Dude must be in serious need of some pussy. Anyone posting that much has no other life.
21  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: haha look what arnold pimped ! - classic muscle ads... on: May 25, 2012, 11:35:42 AM
Great classic ads!
22  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Seagal delivering the pain on: May 17, 2012, 04:27:10 PM
Anybody seen Richie?
23  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: Bodybuilder Attacks -- Leaves Boy in Coma on: May 11, 2012, 06:22:19 PM
Nice website!

http://damanlehman.com/
24  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: IFBB Pro Marius Dohne will retire ? on: May 11, 2012, 01:51:25 PM
quote from his facebook:
"Its a sad day for me as I announce that after the 2012 bodybuilding season, I will be RETIRING from competitive bodybuilding. Its obviously my goal to end my career with another Pro win and a top 10 feature at the Mr. Olympia. After this season my focus will be 100% on Dohne Nutrition and on building a stable life for my gorgeous son Jett. Today with the help of my trainer George Farah I start my diet for Tampa where I will be defending my title of last year. I hope I have your full support SA and my other supporters around the world as I give it one last BANG on the pro scene. Make sure to read the full story in next issue of Muscle Evolution Magazine."

Guestposing last month
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEZSf0O3U1Q" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEZSf0O3U1Q</a>



I don't know this guy. He might be a great person. I can't stand what has happened to bodybuilding. His waist is larger than shoulders. He can't move, can't pose and cant even take his shorts off with even the slightest bit of finesse or swagger. How did bodybuilding ever become this. This is exactly the public image is so negative.
25  Getbig Main Boards / Gossip & Opinions / Re: I love Latinas: Julia Orayen on: May 08, 2012, 11:11:43 AM
http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/upshot/julia-orayen-former-playboy-playmate-steals-show-mexican-223108792.html

She's wearing the hell out of that dress.. Tongue

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2NyFH02kFk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2NyFH02kFk</a>

I'm with you about Latin women. It's both and addiction and an affliction. WILD jealousy and tempers though. Still I love the look. 
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