Pumping Iron was a catalyst that sparked the bodybuilding movement. Decades later this cult classic continues to inspire physique athletes while stirring up feelings of unity, belonging, and a sense of normalcy in a world where many view us as freaks.

In this episode of the Physique Mastery Podcast coaches Bryan Krahn and Scott Tousignant share the impact that Arnold Schwarzenegger and the film Pumping Iron has had on their life and training.

Maybe it’s because of our experience under the bar and greater appreciation for the art of body sculpting, but even after having watched the film dozens of times, we still manage to takeaway priceless insights from Arnold and the Pumping Iron crew to this day.

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And here’s the video of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu celebrating 51 years of friendship and pumping iron…

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