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Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramLou FerrignoActorBorn: 1951From Brooklyn, New York, Lou Ferrigno lost most of his hearing as a young child, he believes due to ear infections. He wore hearing aides and was bullied for his speech and his poor hearing. Ferrigno began...

Lee Haney

Lee Haney

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramLee HaneyBodybuilderBorn: 1959Lee Haney grew up in poverty in South Carolina. He wanted to be Hercules since he was little, and would obsess over fitness magazines. Haney asked for a weight set when he was 10, He won his first...

Mike Mentzer

Mike Mentzer

facebookyoutubeinstagramMike MentzerBodybuilder (deceased) Born: 1951‘Heavy Duty’ Mike Mentzer grew up in Pennsylvania. He began lifting weights at age 12 and by 15 could benchpress 370 lbs. Mentzer started competing and winning physique contests when he was 18. A...

Kai Greene

Kai Greene

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramKai GreeneBodybuilder Born: 1975Leslie Kai Greene was born in Brooklyn, New York and was placed in foster care at age 6. His disruptive behavior at school prompted a teacher to suggest bodybuilding. Greene was enthusiastic about the...

Dana Linn Bailey

Dana Linn Bailey

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramDana Linn BaileyFitness Professional Born: 1980Dana Linn Bailey was born in Pennsylvania. Always athletic, she started swimming when she was 5 years old and was a 5-sport athlete in high school. Bailey played soccer for West Chester...

Steve Cook

Steve Cook

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramSteve CookFitness Model Born: 1984Steven Cook grew up in Boise, Idaho as one of seven kids. His father was an athletic director and eventually became Steve’s coach. Always active, Cook started playing football when he was 7 and lifting...

Phil Heath

Phil Heath

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramPhil HeathBodybuilder Born: 1979Phillip ‘The Gift’ Heath is from Seattle, Washington. Both his parents worked full-time, so he had grew up taking care of himself. Always athletic, Heath was varsity team captain and shooting guard on his...

Ronnie Coleman

Ronnie Coleman

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramRonnie ColemanProfessional Bodybuilder (Retired)Born: 1964From Louisiana, Ronnie Coleman and his 3 siblings were raised by a single mom. Coleman won a scholarship to play football in college and graduated cum laude with a degree in...

Jeremy Buendia

Jeremy Buendia

facebooktwitteryoutubeinstagramJeremy BuendiaBodybuilderBorn: 1990Jeremy Buendia grew up in California and played the position of linebacker on his high school football team, but after incurring injuries, he switched over to bodybuilding. Buendia was always...

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