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Joe Weider The Bodybuilding Icon Passed at 93

Joe Weider The Bodybuilding Icon Passed at 93

“Joe didn’t just inspire my earliest dreams; he made them come true the day he invited me to move to America to pursue my bodybuilding career,” Schwarzenegger said in a statement. “I will never forget his generosity.” “Today, I lost a dear friend and mentor, and the world lost one its strongest advocates of living a healthy lifestyle. Joe Weider was a titan in the fitness industry and one of the kindest men I have ever met.” Said Schwarzenegger Joe Weider, who made millions from a fitness empire and mentored a young Austrian bodybuilder who went on to become a governor of California, has died.»