- A 67-year-old grandfather has shared his tips to good health and fitness after being dubbed as the world’s fittest grandpa
- The former marine works as a fitness influencer and spends a lot of his time sharing his health and fitness tips online to his thousands of followers
- He admits he has been fortunate with genetics giving him a “physical gift” which he doesn’t want to waste
Bill Hendricks has over 26 thousand followers on social media and has been dubbed the world’s fittest grandfather.
Briefly.co.za agrees that no matter how much many of us workout and diet, few would end up looking as ripped as he is.
He admits that while he has been given an gift of good genes he has also worked hard to keep his body looking good.
The ex-marine who hails from the Texas works out for at least two hours each day at his local gym, sharing his exercise routines and meal plans on social media to help his followers also achieve their fitness goals.
His reach as an influencer on Instagram alone is more than 26000 followers.
He recently had a post someone shared to a group get an amazing response. “I was reposted on a group for over forties who keep fit and all of a sudden, I had thousands of people following me and interested in how I managed to look like I do,” said Bill.“I thought it’d be a fun opportunity to speak with people about keeping fit and to maybe tell them how I keep in shape.”
His advice to followers is not just about his exercise, but also about clean living. He doesn’t drink alcohol but says he needs to consume two breakfasts a day and has a chicken salad before hitting the gym. “I eat the same thing every day. I have oats, omelettes, chicken, and salads. I don’t drink at all really – it never really agreed with me,” he said.
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