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Muscular Development calls it Quits! Last issue Nov 2023!
« on: November 17, 2023, 08:17:42 AM »
Get-Big = last man standing!

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2023, 08:18:46 AM »
Go4it looking lean

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2023, 08:19:15 AM »
Just tried to go to the “ MD forums “ looks like they are already gone ….

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2023, 08:22:10 AM »
They failed to hop on the digital train years ago.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2023, 08:31:15 AM »
In the early 2000's MD was the best mag by far. Used to enjoy Valentino's rambling freak column. Mag also had good pro features every month, a long with the featured female fitness hottie pictorials  ;D

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #5 on: November 17, 2023, 08:36:17 AM »
So where does Ron Harris go from here?

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #6 on: November 17, 2023, 08:52:21 AM »
So where does Ron Harris go from here?
No joke ….. pretty sure that’s his only job (and he has kids )

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #7 on: November 17, 2023, 08:52:25 AM »
Get-Big = last man standing!

I had that issue! Really enjoyed the mag

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #8 on: November 17, 2023, 08:57:55 AM »
THE LAST GREAT BODYBUILDING MAG  :'(

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2023, 09:00:59 AM »
No joke ….. pretty sure that’s his only job (and he has kids )
Ron also writes horror stories/novels....no clue if he has had anything published though.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2023, 09:07:36 AM »
Not surprising, but a little sad. The publishing world is in shambles. He doesn't own Twinlab anymore, and AML https://advancedmolecularlabs.com/collections/all-products, his new thing, isn't setting the world on fire, and he's in his late 60's at least. Probably best to let it go.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

What is surprising is how fast it fell. 334,000 Youtube subs, barely breaking a few thousand views each video - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9xC5ClCMLOShjp1Ms0dbRw . Instagram and Facebook numbers are worse. I always was surprised when I'd watched a video by them, like - "Oh yeah, these guys are still around?!".

Did Harris and Palumbo part on good terms? Dave should throw him some work, maybe expos, etc.... since Dave and crew don't enjoy that stuff anymore. Harris hustles, hard worker.

Sell the MD name to someone that will enjoy it.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2023, 10:15:25 AM »

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2023, 10:25:38 AM »
Nobody likes a quitter

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #13 on: November 17, 2023, 10:30:10 AM »

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #14 on: November 17, 2023, 10:32:08 AM »
 :-X

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #15 on: November 17, 2023, 10:36:14 AM »
No joke ….. pretty sure that’s his only job (and he has kids )

I always liked Ron, although I don't think it was mutual, but he was always pleasant towards me.

Hopefully Ron is in a good spot in life and this doesn't hurt him too much. His kids are adults (finished college I think) and his wife works so he should be pretty chill.

Anyway let's see if Howard the cuck finds his way back here.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #16 on: November 17, 2023, 11:26:37 AM »
Get-Big = last man standing!
Bodybuilding.com is still around, along with their forum.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2023, 11:33:08 AM »
Bodybuilding.com is still around, along with their forum.

ProMuscle and Rob DiMaggios IronMag and Anabolic Forums are also still fairly busy...

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2023, 11:39:33 AM »
I heard Steve Blechman thought he was huge and would even flex in public situations like at dinners and ask people to feel his muscles. Is this true?

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2023, 11:40:40 AM »
So where does Ron Harris go from here?

In the gutter.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #20 on: November 17, 2023, 11:50:35 AM »
Steve Blechman, the man who's "Hey" could inspire humor or horror in the hearts of men -

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #21 on: November 17, 2023, 11:56:06 AM »
Steve Blechman, the man who's "Hey" could inspire humor or horror in the hearts of men -

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #23 on: November 17, 2023, 12:11:28 PM »
His brother has a similar, yet straighter personality -

https://www.facebook.com/deanblechmanshow/videos/the-dean-blechman-show-with-my-1-fan-the-most-popular-guest-my-90-year-old-mothe/1287224637982498/ .

Looks like Jean Blechman only just passed away three years ago:

https://m.facebook.com/drkeithblechman/photos/a.680182602014607/3113492515350258/

Out of curiosity, why does the forum necessarily have to fold? I can understand the magazine doing so, but I'm not sure why the forum would have to.

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Re: Muscular Development calls it Quits!
« Reply #24 on: November 17, 2023, 12:12:18 PM »
Looks like Jean Blechman only just passed away three years ago:

https://m.facebook.com/drkeithblechman/photos/a.680182602014607/3113492515350258/

Out of curiosity, why does the forum necessarily have to fold? I can understand the magazine doing so, but I'm not sure why the forum would have to.

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