Hafthor Bjornsson admits he ‘hasn’t been this mild and thin in years’ as he prepares to make his debut as a boxer.
It ought to have been Thor dealing with his arch nemesis, Eddie Corridor, in ‘the heaviest boxing match in historical past’, however that has been pushed again to 2022.
Corridor suffered a indifferent bicep and wanted surgical procedure to repair the issue, however he’s effectively on the street to restoration.
Somewhat than wait, The Mountain determined to draft in a late alternative within the form of arm wrestling celebrity Devon Larratt.
The pair will conflict in Dubai, on 18 September, after the battle card was moved from Florida over considerations about coronavirus.
Thor is actually not taking his foray into boxing calmly and has utterly remodeled his physique to get in form for the ring.
He posted an image on Instagram exhibiting his physique trying severely ripped and added the caption: “Haven’t been this mild and thin in years. Feels good.”
In an interview with Virgin Radio Dubai, Thor revealed he was now all the way down to 150kg from 205 – a fairly gorgeous drop of 55kg, which is round eight and a half stone.
His coaching regime and weight-reduction plan has been overhauled in comparison with his days coaching as a strongman.
The previous World’s Strongest Man revealed what a typical day of consuming consisted of.
“Breakfast is 2 eggs, some oatmeal and blueberries. That’s about it. I’ve 200g of hen as effectively,” Thor defined.
“Then at lunch I’ve 230g of beef tenderloin with some 140g of rice and a few greens.
“The third meal is hen once more, 230g once more roughly with 200g of potatoes and 100g of greens.
“The fourth meal is salmon, 230g with 100g of rice.
“I like meals. It’s my largest weak spot. I like pizza and burgers. I’m an enormous ice cream man too.
“I truthfully love meat. I may eat steak on daily basis.”
Thor will not be the one one to have undergone a outstanding transformation as his rival Corridor has shed 42kg.
The Beast’s damage has merely delayed the battle as a big a part of the work has already been carried out in preparing.
He informed Muscle and Well being: “After I received the World’s Strongest Man I used to be virtually 200kg.
“Proper now I weigh about 158kg, so I’m 40 kilos or so down.
“I’m glad to battle 158kg, to be trustworthy. I’ll in all probability go in at this weight.”
To do that, Corridor slashed his each day calorie consumption from round 12,000 to six,000 and the outcomes are clear to see.
He added: “All-day from the second I woke as much as the second I went to sleep I’d have meals. I used to be in all probability consuming eight meals a day with snacks in-between and many liquids like high-calorie smoothies.
“Now, I’ve 4 sq. meals a day and 5 protein shakes in-between to verify I don’t dig too large a gap.
“I’d say I’m on roughly 6,000 energy a day proper now. That’s half what I used to be consuming after I was the World’s Strongest Man.”