Martin Ford


Martin Ford stands out for his height at 207 cm and weighing about 150 kg , however, he was not always so healthy. In his youth, a tall guy was often made fun of because he was tall and thin. For a long time Martin endured, but then he decided to radically change.

Martin Ford was born on May 26, 1982 in Birmingham, UK.

The story of Martin Ford

How did a skinny kid manage to become a giant bodybuilder?

There are a lot of really big and pumped up guys, but even against their background, Martin Ford looks like a giant. Looking at him today, it’s hard to believe that twelve years ago he was an ordinary lanky kid who looked like a nerd, standing out from the crowd only by his height, which is 207 cm. Over the years, Martin has undergone a real transformation. From a thin guy weighing 70 kg, he turned into a real giant, whose weight is 147 kg. A vivid evidence of the metamorphosis is a photo from Ford’s Instagram.

Ford’s reincarnation story is like a movie plot. The life of a professional cricket young man changed when he was injured while playing. His athletic career as a cricketer was in jeopardy, and his experiences led to stress and dramatic weight loss. Martin with his basketball height and weight of 70 kg looked very depressing.


To get out of depression Martin was helped by a clearly set goal, which was to return himself to his previous form. When he managed to gain the first 5-6 kilograms, he decided not to stop there and continue to build up the mass. This was the beginning of the transformation of a lanky boy into a pumped-up giant.

In an effort to gain muscle mass, Martin was not limited to visiting the gym, he entered the University of Sports Sciences, became a fitness trainer. The efforts and fanaticism of the athlete were not in vain, and the capabilities developed by him are amazing. Martin can deadlift 350, leg press 750 kg.

Diet and Psychology

At the beginning of his transformation, the bodybuilder paid increased attention to the diet . The training programs followed later. Today Martin spends about 250 pounds a week on food. The average person consumes about two thousand calories per day. Martin adheres to a completely different norm, reaching seven thousand calories a day. To keep fit, the giant needs to eat literally every hour.

Martin makes his diet in the following ratio: carbohydrates – 40%, fats – 30%, proteins – 30%. This is usually six meals a day. For each meal, he eats 25 to 35 g of protein, 40 to 60 g of carbohydrates, 10 to 15 g of healthy fats. Regardless, the athlete devotes an enormous amount of time to bodybuilding research and books. According to Martin, the key to success is the right mental attitude. It is more important than any nutritional supplement. Without it, it is impossible to achieve meaningful results.

Martin Ford’s life today

Since his birth, Martin has lived in the UK, in a town called the West Midlands. Athlete happy husband and father. Every day he takes his daughter to school, the students of which are still horrified by the giant dad. Martin’s appearance only seems formidable. The bodybuilder has a calm and balanced character, for which he is called a kind person. Ford owns the sports hall and takes great pleasure in advising its visitors.


An extraordinary appearance allowed Martin to start realizing another goal – to break into television. It should be noted that his success in this simpler is quite good. He got his first role last year. The bodybuilder is currently playing the role of the villainous “Nightmare” in the movie “Undisputed 4”.