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Climbing the Bicep Peaks – Hamilton Parks

If you’ve never been to a bodybuilding competition in person, it might seem quite intimidating with all that muscle painted dark and greasy, strutting it on stage.

Today our friend John Paul O’Neil, long time listener, first time caller talks about dazzling the crowds at his first two bodybuilding contests by posing to Madonna’s song Vogue ending with a death drop that shook the judges.

But in reality a lot of these contests have a wide variety of people from different ages, backgrounds and bodies ready to showcase their physiques.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 2 months ago 0

Voguing at My Bodybuilding Show – John Paul O’Neil

If you’ve never been to a bodybuilding competition in person, it might seem quite intimidating with all that muscle painted dark and greasy, strutting it on stage.

Today our friend John Paul O’Neil, long time listener, first time caller talks about dazzling the crowds at his first two bodybuilding contests by posing to Madonna’s song Vogue ending with a death drop that shook the judges.

But in reality a lot of these contests have a wide variety of people from different ages, backgrounds and bodies ready to showcase their physiques.

Posted in: Podcast 2 months ago 0

Fearlessly Building Muscle: Derek Bolt

Amateur bodybuilder Derek Bolt raised eyebrows and shook the bigots when he competed in a bodybuilding contest wearing purple nail polish that matched his purple posing trunks.

Today Derek Bolt, amateur bodybuilder, architect, film star, and overall renaissance man joins us to look at breaking boundaries in bodybuilding as a openly gay, polyamorous man.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 3 months ago 0

Musical Theater Muscle: Jimmi Cook

Florist, musical theater actor and bodybuilder Jimmi Cook joins us to look at playing all the jacked up musical theater roles including Rocky, Gaston and Tarzan and his new enterprise as a competitive bodybuilder seeking to win his IFBB Pro Card.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 4 months ago 0

The Jacked Priest: Father Ethan Jewett

Bodybuilder, queer Christian and ordained minister Father Ethan Jewett joins us to talk about the spiritual connection between building muscle and creating queer space in places where it doesn’t normally happen.

Posted in: Health & Wellness, Hunks, Podcast 4 months ago 0

Burlesque for Bodybuilders – Chaka Corn

Today bodybuilder, burlesque performer, drag queen and former college cheerleader Andrew Slade, best known in San Francisco as Chaka Corn, joins us to look at his performance tribe Baloney and how it’s featured in the new documentary film by the same name.

Posted in: Lets Grow Big Together, Podcast 8 months ago 0

Listening to the Muscles in Your Body – Levi David

Today muscle model and Master Personal Trainer Levi David joins us to talk about crisscrossing the country during the Covid Pandemic to rediscover his body and to meet amazing people and work out in some pretty awesome gyms.

Levi’s specializes in Corrective Exercise, Fitness Nutrition and Mindset and has a lot to say on figuring ways to prevent injuries in your workouts.

Fausto Turns 50!

Today we’re celebrating Fausto Fernós’ birthday, my handsome co-host and husband, who along with me created one of the first podcasts in history 17 years ago. We’re taking a look at Fausto’s life as a Puerto Rican drag queen, stilt-walker, elementary school teacher, fire-eater, musician, line cook, graphic designer, podcast pioneer, lesbian flag designer and bodybuilder, and what it’s like to be 50!

Pls, weird Easter traditions!

Posted in: Podcast 10 months ago 1

Muscle Nerds – Kevin Giezy, the Singing Bodybuilder

At the gym, we all come together to build muscle, get in touch with our bodies and be our best selves. Gay or straight, bi or bi-curious, for those who are into bodybuilding, it’s a thrill to see a jacked-up beast flex their muscles, even if it’s our own selves in the mirror.

Today actor, singer, model, cosplayer, dork, bi bodybuilder Kevin Giezy, best known on social media as That Naked Nerd joins us to talk about how he leveraged his love for musical theater into a passion for bodybuilding and cosplay.

Posted in: Podcast 10 months ago 0

Superhero Muscle – Joe Miksan

For many folks who are passionate about building muscle, they found their first inspirations in comic book superheroes. The jacked icons captured our imagination with the dream of being big and strong while making the world a better place for everyone.

Today bodybuilder, powerlifter and cosplayer Joe Miksan joins us to celebrate a decade of competition and dressing up as legendary comic book superheroes. Joe’s well known on the comic book and bodybuilding expo scene for dressing up like Spider-Man, Robin, and Superman, of course.

Posted in: Podcast 10 months ago 0