Monday, February 7, 2011

IRON MIKE AND THE BLACK PRINCE

SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO TAKE RISK
IRON MIKE AND I - WE BOTH DID SO 
WITHOUT QUESTION,
"I WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN"

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BUILT- Instructional Double DVD - Robby's philosophy on bodybuilding, 
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MIKE AND I ALWAYS TRASH-TALKED TO EACH OTHER BACK IN THE DAY DURING THE GRAND PRIX TOURS. HE WOULD SAY SOMETHING AND I WOULD COME RIGHT BACK WITH A JAB OF MY OWN. 

THIS BEHAVIOR KEPT US BOTH ON EDGE. HE WOULD WIN ONE, THEN I WOULD TAKE HIM DOWN 2-1.  SOMETIMES IN MY FLASH BACK MODE, I RE-LIVE THOSE BATTLES BETWEEN US...

ROBBY ROBINSON AND MIKE MENTZER POSE-DOWN Read about RR's training and life experience, about other legends  of Golden Era of bodybuilding and what really happened behind  the scenes of Weider's empire - in RR's BOOK  "The BLACK PRINCE; My Life in Bodybuilding: Muscle vs. Hustle"  ▶ www.robbyrobinson.net/books.php
ROBBY ROBINSON AND MIKE MENTZER POSE-DOWN
Read about RR's training and life experience, about other legends 
of Golden Era of bodybuilding and what really happened behind 
the scenes of Weider's empire - in RR's BOOK 
"The BLACK PRINCE; My Life in Bodybuilding: Muscle vs. Hustle"
 ▶ www.robbyrobinson.net/books.php
MIKE WAS MY FAVORITE COMPETITOR. 
WE BOTH ALWAYS WANTED TO BEAT THE OTHER. 

IN HONOR OF AN IRON WARRIOR. 

REST IN PEACE.

RR

  • Read about RR's training and life experience, about other legends of Golden Era of bodybuilding and what really happened behind the scenes of Weider's empire - in RR's BOOK "The BLACK PRINCE; My Life in Bodybuilding: Muscle vs. Hustle" -
    ▶ www.robbyrobinson.net/books.php


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7 comments:

doctorc said...

Seeing pictures of you and Mike bring back a lot of positive memories. That was a great rivalry back in the day- two icons going at it. As a kid, I loved seeing pictures of the both of you. In this pic, you clearly have Mike on conditioning. How do you get such tremendous serratus development?
Gary

ROBBY ROBINSON said...

DR-C THOSE WERE THE DAYS MUSCLE FOR MUSCLE. TWIST WITH A POLE 50 BEFORE MY WORKOUTS AND 50 AFTER. 4X10 SETS OF HANGING LEG RAISES THE RESULTS ARE STUNNING .
RR

fj said...

"Heavy Duty"

FJ

Anonymous said...

THAT FRONT DOUBLE IS BETTER THAN ARNOLDS !!! D-A-M-N !

Jamie

Anonymous said...

There's no comparison in that shot!A race horse against a cart horse.
Courtney Smith

Stephen Lay said...

I loved Mike for his convictions. He was a driven competitor.

It is unfortunate his life was so short. I was saddened to hear about his passing.

I spoke to him about training in the early 1990's I remember our discussion like it was yesterday.

Good man.

Simon M said...

Mike should have won, or at least placed above Arnold. I watched Rebuild on YouTube and was actually disgusted how it was possible he won in 1980. I realise it's a contentious issue, but Arnie wasn't ready and his body fat appeared well above others and his legs!