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They are saying age is only a quantity however 60-year-old Abdul Waheed has confirmed that age actually doesn’t matter after successful the “Mr Pakistan” title throughout a bodybuilding competitors. 

Waheed, who is usually often known as Ustad jee and Baba jee, instructed Geo Information that he now desires to lift Pakistan’s identify on the worldwide degree.

Regardless of his outdated age, the bodybuilder would put any youth to disgrace as he trains for hours and picks heavier weights than many youthful individuals hitting the gymnasium. At instances, he additionally challenges individuals to select extra weights than him.

Ustadjee, who’s a resident of Lahore, stated that he by no means picked up bodybuilding at a younger age.

“I started a health club in 1994 but I started regular bodybuilding at the age of 40 and started competing in the last 10 years,” stated Waheed. 

He added that he competes within the “masters” class and first gained the Mr Lahore title, then Mr Punjab, and now has the Mr Pakistan title to his identify.  

The bodybuilder stated that he not solely has a great physique for individuals his age however believes he’s higher than many youthful individuals.

Abdul Waheed exhibits off his muscle tissues. Photograph: reporter 

“I challenge youngsters to lift as much weight as I do. Come challenge me,” stated Waheed who’s day job is tailoring and runs a gymnasium within the night.

Ustadjee stated that he didn’t make his health membership for himself however had finished so for youthful individuals in order that they transfer in the direction of sports activities and avoid medicine.

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Waheed stated that he takes a meagre quantity of Rs100 from individuals for coaching and even pays from his pocket if somebody can’t pay the charges.

“I want to work for the youth and if I live up to 100 years and have the courage, I will continue doing so,” stated Waheed. He added that he now desires the federal government’s help so he could make a reputation for Pakistan by competing on a world degree.

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