Arnold and Franco at Muscle Beach 1970s

Lee Haney

Man’s World Issue 1

Check it out for free: Globo Uomo is Italian for Man’s World. Globo means “world”, not to be confused with “Globalism”. Uomo means “Man” in Italian. The publishers are no strangers to bodybuilding given […]


The above gif is morph of two different photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu taken around 1974 at Muscle Beach. This was shot at the second location of Muscle Beach but at the original weight pit of that second location. Check out this link to see video of the original location of Muscle Beach which had a small weight area and gymnastic platforms. Below is a Ric Drason video of the 1970s Venice weight pit where the Arnold and Franco photos were taken and Pumping Iron scenes were filmed as well. The video below is not bodybuilding related but shows Venice Beach in 1971, very different from the fitness-crazed roller blade zone it became a decade later.

About Yegor Khzokhlachev 639 Articles
Gorilla at Large

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.