Bodybuilding Today What Does Bill Grant Think about It?

Bill Grant one of the all time greats from the golden era and still training in his 70’s! Gives his take on bodybuilding in todays era.

Here are a couple of articles from Bill on the subject.

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Schwarzenegger, Columbu, Zane, Grant. Not all are household names, yet all are synonymous with the term “champion bodybuilder,” and all are from the iconic Pumping Iron and Gold’s Gym days of the ’70s. Each is an epic story in and of themselves, yet the focus here is on the legendary Mr. World and Mr. America, Bill Grant.

Grant was a scrawny kid who started working out in his early teens to put some meat on his bones. He made some significant gains and started competing before the age of 20.

Watch the above interview with bodybuilding legend Bill Grant, he was visiting Finland’s Mayor’s Gym and was interviewed by Jukka Nyyssölä.

Competition History

  • 1988 IFBB Night Of The Champions 13th
  • 1988 IFBB Chicago Pro 13th
  • 1986 IFBB Night Of The Champions 9th
  • 1985 IFBB Night Of The Champions 11th
  • 1984 IFBB Olympia 15th
  • 1984 IFBB Canada Pro 7th
  • 1984 IFBB Grand Prix World 7th
  • 1984 IFBB World Grand Prix 7th
  • 1984 IFBB World Pro 3rd
  • 1983 IFBB Grand Prix Las Vegas (Caesars) 7th
  • 1982 IFBB Grand Prix Belgium 7th
  • 1982 IFBB Grand Prix Sweden 8th
  • 1981 IFBB Grand Prix England 6th
  • 1981 IFBB Grand Prix Belgium 7th
  • 1981 IFBB Grand Prix California NP
  • 1981 IFBB Grand Prix Wales 6th
  • 1981 IFBB Pro World NP
  • 1980 IFBB Night Of The Champions 7th
  • 1980 IFBB Canada Pro 5th
  • 1980 IFBB Grand Prix California 9th
  • 1980 IFBB Grand Prix Pennsylvania 8th
  • 1979 IFBB Night Of The Champions 5th
  • 1979 IFBB Canada Diamond Pro Cup 6th
  • 1979 IFBB Canada Pro NP
  • 1979 IFBB Florida Pro 8th
  • 1979 IFBB Grand Prix Pennsylvania NP
  • 1979 IFBB Grand Prix Vancouver NP
  • 1979 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro 7th
  • 1978 IFBB Olympia 7th
  • 1978 IFBB Night Of The Champions 3rd
  • 1978 IFBB Pro World 6th
  • 1977 IFBB Olympia 5th
  • 1976 IFBB Olympia 4th
  • 1974 IFBB Mr. International 1st
  • 1974 IFBB Mr. World 1st
  • 1973 IFBB Mr. International 2nd
  • 1973 IFBB Mr. World 3rd
  • 1973 IFBB Mr. World 1st
  • 1970 AAU Junior Mr. America 3rd
  • 1970 AAU Junior Mr. America 7th
  • 1970 AAU Mr. America 12th
  • 1970 AAU Mr. America 7th
  • 1968 AAU Mr. America 17th
  • 1968 AAU Mr. USA 6th
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This Article was published on – 01 Sep, 2017 By Ayan K

Source: https://fitnessvolt.com/15239/watch-bill-grant-talks-current-state-bodybuilding/

WATCH: Bodybuilding legend Bill Grant talks about the state of bodybuilding

Bill Grant Interviewed

Watch this great interview with bodybuilding legend Bill Grant, thanks to our friends at Penkkipunnerrus.fi.

Bill Grant was visiting Finland’s  Mayor’s Gym and was interviewed by Jukka Nyyssölä.

Bill Grant compared bodybuilding today to his time in the sport. Bill states it was not about how big you are but how proportioned you are, it was not about size. He stressed everything has to flow, but the athletes today have to tone it down.

Grant also said it seems like the bodybuilders today are pushed to get as big as they are today.

Bill Grant Interviewed

The use of certain substances today is also in excess according to Bill Grant. It is distorting their bodies.

He emphasized its up to the people that run the events and the judges to change the sport.

Bill also said that he still loves the sport, but wants to see the sport get back to how it was.

As well he talked about longevity in the sport and health, he said at 70, he is still going strong and it makes him very sad seeing a number of athletes passing away at an early age.

Competition History

1988 IFBB Night Of The Champions 13th
1988 IFBB Chicago Pro 13th
1986 IFBB Night Of The Champions 9th
1985 IFBB Night Of The Champions 11th
1984 IFBB Olympia 15th
1984 IFBB Canada Pro 7th
1984 IFBB Grand Prix World 7th
1984 IFBB World Grand Prix 7th
1984 IFBB World Pro 3rd
1983 IFBB Grand Prix Las Vegas (Caesars) 7th
1982 IFBB Grand Prix Belgium 7th
1982 IFBB Grand Prix Sweden 8th
1981 IFBB Grand Prix England 6th
1981 IFBB Grand Prix Belgium 7th
1981 IFBB Grand Prix California NP
1981 IFBB Grand Prix Wales 6th
1981 IFBB Pro World NP
1980 IFBB Night Of The Champions 7th
1980 IFBB Canada Pro 5th
1980 IFBB Grand Prix California 9th
1980 IFBB Grand Prix Pennsylvania 8th
1979 IFBB Night Of The Champions 5th
1979 IFBB Canada Diamond Pro Cup 6th
1979 IFBB Canada Pro NP
1979 IFBB Florida Pro 8th
1979 IFBB Grand Prix Pennsylvania NP
1979 IFBB Grand Prix Vancouver NP
1979 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro 7th
1978 IFBB Olympia 7th
1978 IFBB Night Of The Champions 3rd
1978 IFBB Pro World 6th
1977 IFBB Olympia 5th
1976 IFBB Olympia 4th
1974 IFBB Mr. International 1st
1974 IFBB Mr. World 1st
1973 IFBB Mr. International 2nd
1973 IFBB Mr. World 3rd
1973 IFBB Mr. World 1st
1970 AAU Junior Mr. America 3rd
1970 AAU Junior Mr. America 7th
1970 AAU Mr. America 12th
1970 AAU Mr. America 7th
1968 AAU Mr. America 17th
1968 AAU Mr. USA 6th

 

 

 

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