Pumping iron in Alexandra

Pule Selepe is passionate about fitness. Photo by Oresti Patricios.

Walk down Richard Baloyi Street in Alexandra near Johannesburg, and there’s a good chance you’ll see a group of bodybuilders who meet up at a gym nearby the derelict Nelson Mandela centre. The gym is headed by a man called Tumi Masite who has biceps the size of a grown man’s thighs.