Date of Death: Mar 23, 2013
Cause(s) of Death: Not Known
Josef E. "Joe" Weider (born November 29, 1919) is co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilders (IFBB) along with brother Ben Weider and creator of the Mr. Olympia, the Ms. Olympia, and the now-defunct Masters Olympia bodybuilding contests. He is the publisher of several bodybuilding and fitness-related magazines, most notably Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Men's Fitness and Shape, and is the manufacturer of a line of fitness equipment and fitness supplements. Weider was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to Jewish parents who had emigrated from Poland. He published the first issue of Your Physique magazine in 1936 when he was 17 years old, and built a set of barbells out of car wheels and axles the same year. He designed numerous training courses beginning in the 1950s, including the Weider System of Bodybuilding. In the 1950s he met Betty Brosmer, who was then the highest paid pin-up girl in the U.S. Betty was herself a leading pioneer in women's health and fitness. In 1961 Joe and Betty married, and she began working alongside him as Betty Weider. Betty and Joe have together written books on bodybuilding. Joe, Betty and Ben are co-founders of the International Federation of
@kris_sims @historylvrsclub Might be Ben Weider, Joe's brother. Both were pioneers in Canadian bodybuilding.
Helsinki, Finland 1992 Mr Joe Weider's Olympia https://t.co/Liu700iUvF
@historylvrsclub @kris_sims With Joe Weider
@elsaochoa59 "The Black Prince" & Joe Weider & Lou… https://t.co/Y7fdq6aMsd
@TrashTue He's like those less than 90 lb weaklings you see in the old Charles Atlas/Joe Weider cartoon ads #TrashTue
RT @DorvalTony: @historylvrsclub With Joe Weider.
@historylvrsclub With Joe Weider.
Rare Photo : Joe Weider with Arnold Schwarzenegger https://t.co/oug2EdP6fE
Robby "The Black Prince" Robinson & Joe Weider & Lou Ferrigno Bodybuilding https://t.co/mVrex9m6Bb
Solo trabajamos con 1°MARCAS!! VICTORY JOE WEIDER!! https://t.co/QQs6Ncvijw