- Hafthor Bjornsson shared the dedicated workout schedule that allowed him to develop an impressive six-pack after losing over 100 pounds
- The strongest former man in the world and Game Of Thrones the actor changed his way of exercising after deciding to focus on boxing
- Learn more about the man who played “The Mountain” here
As someone who has pushed the seven foot bar since I was in my second year in high school, it’s quite rare for me to meet someone who is able to make me feel tiny. However, that’s exactly what happened when I got the chance to sit down and chat with Hafthor Bjornsson, the absolute monsterh from a human being who first made a name for himself as a very professional man before landing the role of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane on Game Of Thrones.
A few months later, Bjornsson would set a world record for the heaviest deadlift ever en route to winning the title of Europe’s strongest man for the fifth time. However, after spending a good decade of his life housing the unreal amount of food he swallowed to rack up the over 400 pounds he once bragged about on his 6’9 “frame, the big man has lost weight. weight after deciding it was time to pivot into boxing.
Bjornsson spent more than a year preparing for a fight with compatriot Eddie Hall, which was originally scheduled for September 18 before the latter succumbed to a serious bicep injury. However, his opponent continued to train while undergoing the insane transformation that saw Bjornsson lose over 110 pounds and develop an absurdly ripped physique.
Anyone who has turned to a new diet and exercise regimen in the hope of losing weight is likely familiar with the adage “weight loss starts in the kitchen,” and although Bjornsson ticked that box with his diet Revamped, he’s also taken a different approach in the gym now that he’s focusing on a new discipline.
The world’s strongest former man recently spoke with Initiated to shed light on how he was shredded and specifically focused on what helped develop the awesome six-pack he developed by focusing on his heart.
You probably won’t be shocked to learn that the sit-ups played a major role, but your abs might hurt just by reading how much he did to define his, as Bjornsson revealed. 300 every day for over a year. He admitted to systematically breaking that number down into smaller sets, but also said he would occasionally hit them all at once.
Based on the results, he does something right.