Bodybuilding hairstylist - who has a 58in chest and eats 6,000 calories a DAY - has his sights set on becoming Mr Universe
By CATHERINE HARDY
Where do superheroes go when they need a cut and blow dry? To Mr Universe of course!
And at 17st with a massive 58in chest, one hairdressing body builder hopes that the much sought-after title will soon be his.
Muscular Simon Ackroyd, 45, from Cheadle, Cheshire, splits his time between working in a salon and bodybuilding, as he works towards claiming the title once held by Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Gentle giant: Simon has been hairdressing for 30 years, and says he is not as intimidating as his physique might make him appear
The father of four has been body building for 18 years and eats a whopping 6,000 calories a day in order to maintain his sculptured physique.
Hitting the gym for two hours a day, five days a week has left him with 21in biceps and 29in thighs.
But Simon, who has been hairdressing for 30 years, says he is not as intimidating as he appears: 'The difference between body-building and my job is mad but Iíve always been a gentle guy.
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