In the second installment of an occasional series, we celebrate with mockery the worst and the weirdest covers in the long history of muscle magazines.
Geraldo shows up and 1983 Mr. O Samir Bannout doesn’t even get a mention. (Bodybuilders: Nicole Bass, Samir Bannout)
What’s back? From the future? (Bodybuilder: Mike Christian)
I couldn’t find the shark, so… (Bodybuilder: Eddie Robinson)
“No sir, we’re not high-protein. I can assure you we’re mostly carbs.”
We didn’t diet three months to wear snow suits. (Bodybuilder: Rich Gaspari)
Yes, the photo. But even better is the cover line: “Forty Men Can’t Pull Me Apart.”
Beefing Up Practical Tip #30: Isometric Shaving Pushdowns (Bodybuilder: Frank Sepe)
Franco, can you give me a lift? (Bodybuilder: Franco Columbu)
Hulk like mail. (Bodybuilder: Lou Ferrigno)
Just keep curling, baby, and one day you’ll be able to lift this dumbbell.