About the Author
Joe Weider has long been recognized for his leadership, dedication, and outstanding contributions to the field of physical fitness. The honor that he is perhaps most proud of is the Distinguished Citizen Award presented to him by the Boy Scouts of America in 1991 that refers to him as "the father of fitness." Past titles include Joe Weiders Ultimate Bodybuilding (McGraw-Hill, 1989). Joe lives in Los Angeles, California.
Ben Weider is the president of the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB), which he founded in Montreal in 1946. The IFBB has over 170 countries as members and was granted official recognition in 1998 by the International Olympic Committee. Past titles include Assassination at St. Helena Revisited (Wiley, 1995) and The Murder of Napoleon (Book Sales, 1986). Ben lives in Hampstead, Quebec, Canada.
Mike Steere is a professional freelance writer who writes for Outside, Worth, and other magazines. Mike lives in Los Angeles, California.