A 72-Year-Old Bodybuilder Who Will Make You Smile

A 72-Year-Old Bodybuilder Who Will Make You Smile

– Please welcome Josefina! (energetic Latin music playing) (audience cheers) – Pow! (audience cheers) – Hi! – Hey! – Pow! (laughs) – Come on, do it! – Yeah! (audience cheering) – Hi, how are you? – How you doing? Alright That's good

– Look at my muscle – Oh, yeah Where you from? – Venezuela – Is it true that you took up bodybuilding when you were 59? – I was 59 years old when I started competing in bodybuilding I had no clue what bodybuilding was all about, and I discovered that through discipline, commitment, doing the thing that you want to do, age is a number

(laughs) Yes, yes, yes! Women tell me that they thought at 40 years old it was too late to get in shape I'm here to tell you that it's never too late to get in shape You start getting in shape now! Pow! Yes! My guns are bigger than your guns – Your guns is bigger than my guns? – Uh huh! – Don't know which guns you talking about Okay

(laughter) – Let me see your abs – See my abs? – Yeah – I can I, yeah – Oh, yeah Okay Look at them, look at these Pow! – Yeah

You watch it right here Look right here POW! Yeah! How often do you work out? – One hour every single day – Okay – But I do a body part

– You do a body part everyday? – Yes Like, exactly Like shoulders and back are Mondays Chest on Tuesday Legs on Wednesday

Back and shoulders on Thursday, and Saturday, legs again – Well, when do you do arms? Like biceps and triceps? – When I do Biceps? When I do back

And when I do chest Back, tricep Chest, bicep POW! (laughter) – [Steve] Pow! (laughter) – How often do you compete? – I compete every year, at least four to five times This year, I did four shows

And then I also go to Masters Nationals, and I never leave the stage without a first place trophy or at least I place I never lose, never lose Look at my trophies – That's, How many trophies is that? – More than four hundred – [Steve] More than

– More than four hundred Because I am 72 years old So I don't do age

I do open class Because we have to open ourselves to believe the potential that we all have and not allow age to limit our power POW! – Yeah! You heard that! You heard what she said! – POW! – Yeah I'd like to show you my routine Do you want to do my routine with me? – [Steve] Yeah

Hell, yeah Right now – You're going to follow me, okay? – I'm following you – Okay, we need some music – Some music

– Throw up biceps Throw up biceps POW! (Latin music plays) – Side chest Yes, oh! Woopa! Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! Now, back – Back

– Your feet POW! (audience cheering) – [Josefina] Strut, strut – [Steve] Give it up for Josefina! Thank you! We be right back!