German bodybuilder and fitness influencer Jo Lindner has tragically died at the age of 30.
Lindner, known online as ‘Joesthetics’, had over eight million followers on Instagram and often posted about his health journey.
His girlfriend Nicha announced on Instagram that Lindner died from a sudden aneurysm and pleaded with his fans to remember him for his hard work and incredible personality.
“Jo is [in] the best place everyone,” Nicha began.
“Yesterday his past (sic) away by aneurysm … I was there with him in the room..
“He put on the necklace in my neck that he made for me. We was just lay down cuddle … waiting the time to go meet Noel [Deyzel] at the gym at 16.00…
“He was in my arms … than this is just happening too fast … 3 days ago he kept said that he pain his neck … we not really realize it … until it too late.”
Lindner has lived in Thailand for several years and was a well-loved source of knowledge for the fitness community worldwide.
Fellow bodybuilder and friend Noel Deyzel also published a touching tribute to his friend.
Deyzel wrote: "Rest in peace Jo. I still keep checking my phone waiting for your reply so we can meet at the gym.
"I'm broken bro. You opened your arms up to us, you showed us so much about life and social media.
"Your generosity towards myself and others will always stay with me."
Many fans were quick to jump in and mourn the death of Lindner, as one person wrote: “Rest in peace, rest in power, Jo.”
Another said: “I don’t cry much but I’ve been crying for two hours straight.”
While a third lamented in part: “RIP. @joesthetics your legacy will move on. You will be missed. A true inspiration! Hope we find a way to move on. Sad I never had a chance to meet you."Featured Image Credit: Instagram/Joesthetics