There’s nothing out of the ordinary about wanting to tweak your appearance a bit, but for most people, there are boundaries. While some are just getting used to the idea of surgery, others are pushing the boundaries of safety in order to max out their look. There is perhaps no better example of this than Valdir Segato, the body builder with a risky goal in mind.

1. Humble Beginnings


Now famous for his abnormally-bulging muscles, Valdir Segato wasn’t always spending large portions of his everyday routine focusing on his looks. The Brazilian bodybuilder first became accustomed to regular physical labor through his day job: construction work. This is what first provoked his interest in building muscle and gaining strength.