Freddy Ortiz began his illustrious bodybuilding career in 1957 upon arriving in America from his homeland, Puerto Rico.
Tag: Training The Stars
Larry Scott training biceps on the flat side of the preacher bench.
Vince Gironda has trained winners of every bodybuilding title in existence, from Mr. Los Angeles competitors to Mr. Olympia.
You are what you think you are, a champion or a failure.
Vince Gironda liked me, and, you know, that can’t be said about everyone as far as Vince was concerned.
I moved to California and trained my first year at Vince Gironda’s gym. I learned a lot from him, as irascible as he was!
Mitch David Carter was a trainer at Vince’s and actually I trained Joseph Campanella. I’d see Robert Blake and Brian Keith every morning; funny as hell, griping like two old women.
A good advertisement for her own system, Peggy Gironda is 5 foot 8 inches, weighs 128 pounds. Her husband, Vince Gironda, was Mr. America of 1950 and he had a prominent part in a number of pictures.
Several years ago, when I knew nothing about working out, I went to Vince’s Gym in Studio City because I was in terrible shape and had heard that it was a hard core gym where I could train with some great trainers and be assured that I was learning how to workout correctly.
Many of you may remember Brian Keith from the 60′s TV show Family Affair. I recall him very fondly in The Russians are Coming! Keith was anything but Hobbit-like, and it was fairly well known by all that he was ferried to work each morning by John Barleycorn.