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Ed Connors, former owner of the original Gold's Gym in Venice, California, reunites with his old friend Mel Chancey, former leader of the Hell's Angels in Chicago, in Part One of their interview for the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. Ed and Mel talk about the intense training atmosphere at Gold's Gym during the 1990's, meeting and training with Mike Matarazzo, Mel's friendship with Hulk Hogan and his appearances on HBO's TV show "Oz".
04:27 - Update on the Fall Fitness Challenge
05:50 - Emails on Dan Morrow Episode
10:02 - Interview with Ed Connors and Mel Chancey
15:12 - Training at Gold's Gym in the 1990's
29:30 - John Cena's early days at Gold's Gym
31:56 - Remembering Mike Matarazzo
35:12 - The first time Ed Connors met Mel
41:30 - Greg Kovacs and Jeep Swenson
46:34 - Hanging out with Mike Matarazzo
50:45 - When Mel appeared on HBO's "Oz"