Hafthor “Thor” Bjornsson, the massive bodybuilder who portrayed The Mountain on HBO’s “Game of Thrones”, lost 110 pounds before his debut as a boxer.
While he may be best known for his role in HBO’s hit fantasy drama, Bjornsson has spent most of his career training for strongman competitions. He claimed several back-to-back victories across Europe, including the title of the world’s strongest man in 2018, before finally retiring from the sport after winning his 10th straight title as a man’s title. the strongest in Iceland.
However, that doesn’t mean he’s finished pushing his body’s limits as he gets weaker to better train his stamina to prepare for his debut as a boxer. Earlier this week, the 32-year-old showed off his 110-pound weight loss on Instagram and shared a video describing a day in the life of his new workout and diet regimen. Although the weight loss was dramatic, he is still the same physically imposing character that fans loved to hate in “Game of Thrones”.
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“I’m extremely happy with my form right now,” he told Men’s Health. “When I started this journey, I weighed 205 kg (451 pounds). And now I’m just 155 kg (341 pounds). I feel good, I feel healthy.
While he’s no stranger to heavy training, he told point of sale that he has since had to adjust his diet completely. Now he eats four meals a day, starting with three eggs and 200 grams of chicken, as well as a smoothie made with 150 grams of yogurt, 100 grams of berries and 40 grams of oats for breakfast. He has to drink chicken again after his intense workout for the day, which he struggles with.
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“It’s probably my least favorite meal of the day,” he said. “I’m not a big fan of chicken. But I have different goals now than when I was a strong man, so the diet is a little different. It is as clean as it gets. I’m never really hungry and I’m never really full all day. “
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Fortunately, he is able to end the day with one of his favorite meals: 200 grams of salmon, 100 grams of rice and 100 grams of green vegetables.
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“Can you believe it?” he joked. “I’m not eating anything. I’m getting thin!”
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