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Martyn Ford - Never Give Up

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Martyn Ford is a Actor, Fitness Influencer and Business Owner. At six foot 8 inches tall and over 370 pounds, he is often known by his nickname, “The Nightmare’This unique look has landed him roles in big movies such as Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Robin Hood and Final Score with Pierce Brosnan and Dave Bautista. He recently signed to the MMA organisation KSW and is preparing for his debut fight.


00:00 | Trailer
03:00 Brian’s thoughts on the episode
05:02 Brian’s introduction
05:30 Martyn gets a reaction wherever he goes
09:06 Life for Martyn four years ago, before all the fame and without a goal
10:45 Finding his goal and the dream starting
13:05 Learning to act and what he really enjoys about doing it
16:09 How Ray Winstone helped Martyn,20:13 What the film industry is really like
22:25 Martyn’s dream role
24:41 People get stuck being “safe”, the story around his tattoos
28:50 Never give up
Feed off negativity
34:01 Forming an inner-circle of positive people
37:10 Getting through a difficult time in his late teens and what it taught him
43:23 Why he started body building and how he met Dorian Yates
48:13 Why he will not become a body builder
52:13 Admiration for strongman Eddie Hall
54:41 Mental tough times for successful sports people and tough guys bottling up emotions
1:02:30 Martyn’s thoughts on the late Rich Piana and Martyn’s attitude to performance enhancing drugs
1:18:12 Why he has decided to become a cage fighter
1:28:36 What Martyn thinks of Connor McGregor
1:34:33 Success secrets
1:35:04 Martyn advises how to use Instagram for business
1:41:56 Martyn’s daily practice
1:43:09 All men need to be involved in fitness
1:45:43 What Martyn’s friends would say was his super power
1:46:28 What scares him
1:48:02 What we would be surprised to learn about Martyn
1:48:45 What keeps him awake at night
1:51:10 Phone call to the 20 years old Martyn
1:54:41 Best advice he ever received
1:56:17 Advice to the young person listening
1:57:48 Brian’s summing up.


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