Mamdouh Mohammed Hassan Elssbiay is an Egyptian IFBB professional bodybuilder. He was born on September 16, 1984, in Egypt. He is usually referred to by his nickname “Big Ramy”.
Big Ramy was born and brought up in Kafr El Sheikh, Egypt, where he completed his education. After that, he migrated to Kuwait to work as a fisherman, in where he began his professional bodybuilding career.
Big Ramy Latest Updates 2022
Big Ramy said in a podcast he didn’t take any cheat meals since last Mr. Olympia 2021, just he took 3 cheat meals in a year. He showed his weight as around 337.70 lbs around 154.90 kg. Big Ramy now getting training from his Coach Dennis James in Dubai with Gorillawear Team.
Big Ramy looks insane in his new shape as his coach Dennis James shared his latest picture on his Instagram Account @bigdjames. Big Ramy is looking more motivated and focused. He will do something big on the stage of Olympia 2022.
2021 was a tough year for Big Ramy. He had a lot of things going on personally. He didn’t train all year. But 2022 is completely different. This year, he’s training, and his mindset is different from the past year.
Big Ramy is right in the 330 range right now. You can already start to see a blurred vision of the glutes to come o the Olympia stage.
Early Bodybuilding Career of Big Ramy
One day, Big Ramy was determined to visit the “Oxygen Gym” and begin bodybuilding in Kuwait. It became clear from the start that he owned a natural talent for bodybuilding. But, it took his friends to influence him to enter a competition and see how he could do as a professional bodybuilder.
Big Ramy got his amateur debut with a first-place win at the 2012 Kuwait Golden Cup. Following this win, he turned around to compete at the Amateur Olympia, winning first place, in addition to his Pro Card.
It shows that Big Ramy was off to an outstanding start in his bodybuilding career. He also showed massive growth in his first year of competition. When he showed up at his first show, he estimated 200lbs, he remains on the scales at 286lb for the Amateur Olympia.
Professional Bodybuilding Career of Big Ramy
It would be the following year that Big Ramy would make his first show as a pro bodybuilder. Despite his limited practice, he would win his debut at the 2013 New York Pro Championships.
After this appearance at the New York Pro, Big Ramy would serve his first Mr. Olympia competition. Again, challenging the fact he was so young, he would earn a very decent 8th place in the 2013 contest.
In 2014, Big Ramy would return to the same appearances he visited the previous year. This time he would raise his Olympia score to 7th place, along with another 1st place at the New York Pro.
In 2015, he would visit the Arnold Classic in both Brazil and Europe, earning 1st and 4th positions. In between these events, Big Ramy would also score his first top 5 finish at the 2015 Mr. Olympia competition, again showing his clear improvements.
He would repeatedly step up in his Mr. Olympia placing, gaining 4th place in 2016. He also got a famous first-place achievement at the 2016 IFBB Kuwait Pro.
But, 2017 would notice him gain his best showings to date, with a massive 2nd place at the Olympia, before falling to 6th the following year.
In 2020, Ramy participated in the biggest show in the world and he won the show and became Mr. Olympia 2020. In 2021, Ramy attended Mr. Olympia 2021, he achieved 1st place at the 2021 Mr. Olympia competition.
Big Ramy Body Measurement
|Big Ramy’s height||5 feet and 9 inches|
|Big Ramy’s weight||156 kg|
|Big Ramy’s age||38 years|
|Big Ramy’s Date of Birth||September 16, 1984|
|Big Ramy’s Arm Size||24 Inches|
|Big Ramy chest size||54 inch|
|Big Ramy’s Nationality||Egyptian|
Big Ramy Wife
Big Ramy is married to a simple woman Marwa. The couple has three daughters. His youngest one, a girl, was born on the evening of the New York Pro Show.
Big Ramy Back Workout
Here’s how a back exercise using Big Ramy’s training approach might seem. For each movement, you’d do warmups as required to get to your working weight, nudging up the poundage week to week as the target number of reps per set falls.
Additional moves Big Ramy relies on upon including Hammer Strength pulldowns, barbell rows, deadlifts, and stiff-arm pulldowns.
|Machine Row||Sets 3 to 4 reps 15, 12, 10, 8, 6|
|One-Arm Dumbbell Row||Sets 3 to 4, reps 15, 12, 10, 8, 6|
|Lat Pulldown to Front||Sets 3 to 4, reps 15, 12, 10, 8, 6|
|Lat Pulldown to Rear||Sets 3 to 4, reps 15, 12, 10, 8, 6|
|Seated Cable Row||Sets 3 to 4, reps 15, 12, 10, 8, 6|
Big Ramy Awards & Championship History
- · In 2012 Kuwait Golden Cup got 1st position.
- · In 2012 Amateur Olympia got 1st position.
- · In 2013 New York Pro Championship got 1st position.
- · In 2013 Mr. Olympia placed 8th place.
- · In 2014 New York Pro Championship earned 1st place.
- · In 2014 Mr. Olympia got 7th position.
- · In 2015, Arnold Classic Brazil got 1st position.
- · In 2015 Mr. Olympia took 5th place.
- · In 2015 Arnold Classic Europe earned 4th position.
- · In 2015 EVLS Prague Pro earned 2nd place.
- · In 2016 Mr. Olympia got 4th place.
- · In 2016 Arnold Classic Europe took 2nd place.
- · In 2016 IFBB Kuwait Pro got 1st position.
- · In 2016 EVLS Prague Pro got 2nd position.
- · In 2017 Mr. Olympia placed 2nd place.
- · In 2017 Arnold Classic Europe got 1st position.
- · In 2018 Mr. Olympia got the 6th position.
- In 2020 Arnold Classic got 3rd position.
- In 2020 Mr. Olympia, 1st
- In 2021 Mr. Olympia, 1st
Big Ramy Mr. Olympia 2022
In the video, he looks big and seems to have put on even more size without surrendering the insane V taper. He is tipping the scales at over 337.3 pounds.
Big Ramy never gave up, and he will never give up. He has dreamt to become Mr. Olympia. He will keep working hard to become Mr. Olympia for the 3rd time in a row.