Ben Mudge: ‘Cystic Fibrosis Sucks . . .’


Meet Ben Mudge, a bodybuilder, fitness guru, and self-confessed comic book geek from Northern Ireland who is in training to become the strongest and fittest he can be. What spurs him on? His cystic fibrosis! After always being picked last for sports teams in school because he was small, Ben decided to beef up, become strong, and “never look weak” again.

In 2014, four weightlifters lifted 1 million pounds in one afternoon for cystic fibrosis. Read more here.

Ben gives general fitness advice in his vlogs and provides inspiration for fellow cystic fibrosis patients who want to improve their own fitness and strength. In this vid, he admits that “CF sucks” but he is grateful for all his achievements.

Read how Ben Mudge landed the cover of Men’s Fitness magazine.

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One comment

  1. Rick says:

    You are an amazing young man with a great outlook on life. I loved the bit you talked about spending time each day thinking about what you are grateful for. What an inspiration you are!

    I plan to share this with my teenage daughter, whom was recently diagnosed with CF.

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