Longtime Bodybuilding Champion Doug Brignole on Ric Drasin Live

Ric Drasin Brand developed after Ric created the Gold’s Gym and World Gym logos in the early 1970’s.  Ric was the first person to have an array of Bodybuilding designed t shirts in Joe Weider’s Muscle and Fitness Magazine.  These shirts took off and became extremely popular among the bodybuilder and fitness markets.  Ric also created slogan pertaining to the sport on license plate frames, key chains and baseball caps.  Over the years  because Ric has had a successful career in Pro Wrestling as well, he also created designs pertaining to that sport as well and also logos for many gyms around the  world.  This created the ‘brand’ Ric Drasin who now has evolved again to hosting his own talk show Ric’s Corner reaching out to over 8 million viewers currently and growing at a rapid rate of around 30,000 per day. Ric also host AfterbuzzTV and Actor’s Entertainment to expand the brand even farther.  Ric has brought back the Golden Era Of Bodybuilding on his show to educate the people of what it was like back in the day training with Arnold and the boys at the original mecca in Venice beach.   Ric say’s there’s only a few of us left and I need to carry on the history of the sport and where it all began.  Currently designing the Golden Era of Bodybuilding  T shirt.



Doug Brignole began competing in bodybuilding at the age of 16, and has continued – off and on – until his current age of 54.


He has won state, national and international bodybuilding competitions, including Mr. California, Mr. America and Mr. Universe.  Currently, he is training for the 2014 World Championship (in the Over 50 division), which will be this coming June, in Ireland.


Doug has also been a gym owner, a fitness TV show host, a public speaker and a trainer.  He is the co-author of “Million Dollar Muscle”, which is a university sociology book, and he is currently working on a book about biomechanics for academia.  He also writes articles for the Iron Man Magazine and several other leading fitness publications and websites

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