Meet the 70-year-old South African bodybuilder who is turning heads

Meet the 70-year-old South African bodybuilder who is turning heads

- A 70-year-old bodybuilder named Dennis Titus has been turning heads recently with his muscular form

- The senior fitness buff only recently began taking part in local bodybuilding competitions, but has been snapping up awards since

- Dennis’ wife revealed that the muscular man is actually quite shy

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A 70-year-old marketer from Cape Town, Dennis Titus, is wowing Mzansi with his impressive bodybuilding.

Dennis hasn’t been doing bodybuilding for long, but has taken the local scene by storm with his dedication.

The senior bodybuilder has always been an avid sportsman and gym-goer, however, it was only recently that Dennis found himself participating in actual bodybuilding competitions, YOU reported.

"He was already mister muscles when I met him. His friend, Melvin Moses does bodybuilding and asked him to take part as well," Dennis’ wife of nearly 5 decades explained.

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Meet the 70-year-old South African bodybuilder who is turning heads
Dennis Titus at an amateur bodybuilders competition (middle). Photo credit: South African Natural Bodybuilders Association
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Apparently, Dennis accidentally got into bodybuilding when he was attending an event in support of Melvin. gathered that Dennis took to the stage after the master of ceremonies asked for three strong men to come up from the audience.

To his surprise, Dennis ended up placing 2nd in the senior category.

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According to Dennis’ wife, he is actually a very shy person and it took a great deal of convincing to get the 70-year-old muscle man to participate in more competitions.

With the persistent encouragement of his family and friends, Dennis eventually agreed to take apart in a prestigious amateur bodybuilding competition organised by the South African Natural Bodybuilding Association.

Dennis took home first prize in his category at the event, plus a whole lot of extra awards, after the event organiser challenged him to take on competitors who were in a younger age category.

"I won so many prizes, I couldn’t even carry all of them," Dennis delightfully exclaimed.

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Source: Briefly News

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