World's Strongest Man competitor and Games of Thrones actor Hafthor Bjornsson has revealed his diet ahead of this year's competition.

The Icelandic strongman, who portrays the Mountain in Game of Thrones, was runner-up at last year's event.

Last year he beat a 1000-year-old record set at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10m long 650kg log for five steps.

In a Facebook post, Bjornsson shared his daily diet ahead of the 2016 World's Strongest Man event.


In total he eats 900 grams of beef, more than 1.5kg of sweet potatoes or potatoes and up to 14 eggs.

6:50am Morning workout! Cardio + CORE for 30min Bcaa (branched-chain amino acids), Glutamine + handful of almonds
7:30am 8 eggs + 200gr Oats + blueberries & strawberries + avocado
9:30am 400gr Beef, 400gr Sweet potatoes, handful of spinach & greens
11:50am Bcaa, glutamine,
12:00pm 400gr Chicken + 400gr potatoes, greens + some fruits
2:00pm Blender = 150gr oats or sweet potatoes, 2 bananas 150gr kelloggs rice krispies, frozen berries, handful almonds, peanut butter and glutamine
2:30pm Training strongman, Bcca, glutamine, Vitargo
5:30pm 60gr protein + 2 bananas
6:00pm 500gr beef + potatoes, greens
8:30pm 500gr salmon + 500gr sweet potatoes
10:30pm 50gr casein protein or 6 eggs + avacado + 30gr almonds + 50gr peanut butter
Drink a lot of water throughout the day + Juices to get more calories!!
middle of the night 50gr casaine protein or raw eggs

People been asking me a lot about my diet and what I eat! Here's my diet plan for my preparation for World's Strongest...

Posted by Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson - The Mountain on Tuesday, 26 April 2016