Born in Senegal and raised in France, Denis has had a glittering athletic career punctuated with numerous awards and titles. After a successful stint as a parachute commando in the French army, Denis decided to become a full-time bodybuilder, winning the World Superbody bodybuilding championships in Miami in 2001 and twice more placing in the Top Three.

Denis’s other work experience includes running leading fitness centres in London (Soho Gyms, Muscleworks) and Hong Kong (California Fitness), acting as a bodyguard for numerous celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, and Mariah Carey, and appearing in a Jean-Claude Van Damme movie. As a personal trainer, Denis has worked with and inspired regular gym-goers as well as elite athletes and models across the world for over 15 years.