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« Reply #25 on: April 08, 2014, 01:07:01 PM »

some of his mag covers


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« Reply #26 on: May 02, 2014, 04:19:07 AM »

The Man...


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« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2014, 09:15:03 AM »

Bill Pearl is one of my favorite old-school bodybuilders who doesn't get nearly enough praise for his accomplishment.

In 1971, he mopped up the floor with three-time Mr. Olympia, Sergio Oliva, along with Dave Draper, Frank Zane, and several other IFBB legends, to win the NABBA Universe.

I remember using his "20 Months to a Champion's Physique" articles in IronMan magazine. That was great stuff. "Train; don't strain", similar to Haney's "Stimulate; don't annihilate" mantra. That's when I stopped training to failure, which helped me recover from my workouts.
spot on......great post!!
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« Reply #28 on: May 28, 2014, 09:17:24 AM »

He always said ...leave the gym with gas in the tank
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« Reply #29 on: May 28, 2014, 09:30:28 AM »

He always said ...leave the gym with gas in the tank
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« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2014, 03:24:07 AM »

This man just Projects Raw power and Manliness...


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« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2014, 07:49:05 AM »

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« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2014, 01:02:45 PM »

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« Reply #33 on: July 11, 2014, 05:59:59 AM »

Great pics... And Bill is a heck of a nice guy, and still training in his gym each morning...

I hope Im alive at his age, training at that age is just a giant plus...
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« Reply #34 on: July 16, 2014, 07:40:08 AM »

Great pics... And Bill is a heck of a nice guy, and still training in his gym each morning...

I hope Im alive at his age, training at that age is just a giant plus...
Bill Training a friend in his Home Gym...a man you respect


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« Reply #35 on: July 16, 2014, 07:41:50 AM »

Last tuesday i worked out at the gym he founded in South LA... it was awesome
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« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2014, 07:54:36 AM »

Last tuesday i worked out at the gym he founded in South LA... it was awesome
have spoken to him on the Phone 3 times. He did invite me over. Really a nice man. Canīt praise him enough.
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« Reply #37 on: July 16, 2014, 12:34:48 PM »

have spoken to him on the Phone 3 times. He did invite me over. Really a nice man. Canīt praise him enough.
you should go,   how often do you get to meet an all-time legend, and if you do go take a camera and get some good pics.
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« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2014, 08:37:14 PM »

Option D.......There still a gym on Manchester that use to be where Pearl's original gym was......wow. What's there now, one of those chain gyms?

Heard Pearl moved out after the Watt's riots..around 65 or 66. Settle in Pasadena off of Colorado Blvd. Only hear good stories about Pearl...his brother was another story all together. 

South Central and Watt's used to have some pretty big and bad lifters back in the day....probably still true.
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« Reply #39 on: July 17, 2014, 01:23:02 AM »

you should go,   how often do you get to meet an all-time legend, and if you do go take a camera and get some good pics.
would have loved to have met him. Was a while back abour 2005. spoke about Training of course but other things too. He told me he was in the Navy and his wife Judy spoke to me too also a very nice woman. I asked about some of the old School strength feats he did and he laughed and said , it was a Long time ago. very polite and came over like a down to earth guy. one Thing i noticed was he is very quick thinking.. intelligent.
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« Reply #40 on: July 17, 2014, 01:45:44 AM »

 Smiley


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« Reply #41 on: July 17, 2014, 07:20:37 AM »

Option D.......There still a gym on Manchester that use to be where Pearl's original gym was......wow. What's there now, one of those chain gyms?

Heard Pearl moved out after the Watt's riots..around 65 or 66. Settle in Pasadena off of Colorado Blvd. Only hear good stories about Pearl...his brother was another story all together. 

South Central and Watt's used to have some pretty big and bad lifters back in the day....probably still true.

Nope that gym is still there but its a hardcore gym like metro flex or something. I went yesterday and did chest and tris.. I love that gym. Yeah there are some big dudes in there. And i swear the weight in there is heavier than the weight at 24 hour fitness. I wish i could see it back in its hay day.. i bet it was awesome.
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« Reply #42 on: September 19, 2014, 04:48:34 AM »

think i posted this before but what the hell...great Guy..Great sense of Humor...The Pearl of the Universe. intresting is the comments about 1 muscle group a day training saying every 72 Hrs you lose 5% strength. I spoke to him about this on the phone in 2005 and he said you can never really isolate a muscle(overlap factorregarding a 5 Day split). Also it is in Getting stronger showing a 5 Day split. A 5 Day split does work.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMiRFNUZl5M" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMiRFNUZl5M</a>
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« Reply #43 on: September 20, 2014, 10:42:23 AM »

BILL PEARL=PURE CLASS!
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