Published On: Wed, Oct 5th, 2016

Brazilian bodybuilder risks his life to look like ‘Incredible Hulk’


SAO PAULO: Inspired by the Incredible Hulk, a Brazilian bodybuilder has put his life to risk by injecting oil into his muscles.

Beefcake Valdir Segato’s huge 23-inch are a result of painful synthol injections.


The 48-year-old’s arms have doubled in size from 12in after he began injecting the potentially lethal oil substance five years ago – and now he wants to get even bigger.


Valdir, is inspired by the physiques of Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Hulk and is proud to be known locally as ‘He-Man’ and ‘the monster’ in the street.

Valdir, a construction worker, reported by the Mirror as saying: “This is a dream come true that I searched for and conquered.


In his youth, he was addicted to drugs and lost so much weight that people would call him ‘skinny dog’ and ‘little skull.’


Valdir said: “There was a time in my life that I got involved with wrong things.


“I got involved with drugs and I started losing weight because you don’t eat, you lead a wrong life.


“I started to look skinny and people started giving me nicknames like ‘Skinny Dog’, and ‘Little Skull’, and so I decided to change my life.”

Valdir’s friends are also concerned about his excessive use of synthol but they say the man is not going to stop.

Courtesy: ARY

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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