Joe Weider (1919-2013): Remembering The Master Blaster

Joe Weider packed multiple lifetimes’ worth of accomplishment into 93 all-too-short years. We join the fitness world in marking the passing of the man who brought muscles to the masses.
by Mar 28, 2013
Joe Weider came from humble origins in Depression-era Montreal, but he never doubted that he was destined for something great. Strength training was the tool he used to transform himself, and he wanted to make sure that everyone, everywhere, had access to it. The Master Blaster brought fitness to the masses, and we salute him for it.

Fitness wasn’t just about physique for Weider. It was about taking control of your life and maximizing your ability. To mark Joe Weider’s passing, we revisit his story, his most timeless lessons, and his legacy as remembered by the fitness legends who knew him.

Memorial Service Webcast

Joe Weider’s Memorial Service was held Sunday, April 14, 2013. It was a memorable event of stories and successes that will never be forgotten. The complete Memorial webcast replay is now available.