The Mountain Eats A Mountain Of Food Everyday

By Marc Raimondi

Ever wondered what the 6-foot-9, 400-pound 'Mountain' from Game of Thrones eats on a regular basis?

The answer: All of the things.

Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson, the star of the HBO show and a powerlifter, detailed his daily diet on Facebook this week and it nearly broke the Internet.

Björnsson eats at least every two hours and usually more often than that. Some of the highlights:

-- Eight eggs, 400 grams of beef and 400 grams of sweet potatoes -- before 10 a.m.

-- 150 grams of Kellogg's Rice Krispies (yeah, that's right) following a lunch containing 400 grams of chicken and 400 grams of potatoes

-- Six more eggs plus an avocado, 30 grams of almonds and 50 grams of peanut butter at 10:30 p.m.

"Yes this is a lot & I don't recommend YOU to try this!!" Björnsson wrote.

No kidding. One meal could feed a family of four for a week. Björnsson posted some pictures of his meals on Instagram as well.

[instagram url="" hide_caption="0"]

The star of his social media, though, is his tiny Pomeranian, who Björnsson has given his own Instagram page. Obviously, he's a gentle giant.

[instagram url="" hide_caption="0"]

"The Mountain," who hails from Iceland, is currently preparing to compete in the 2016 World's Strongest Man event coming up this summer. Björnsson finished second in the competition two years ago.

If that fails, there's always the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Reporting contributed by Marc Raimondi

The 2020 Granite Games Has Been Postponed

The 2020 Granite Games has been postponed.  More details about the rescheduled event to come.  See the Granite Games postponement statement here.

CrossFit Games Athletes Are Supporting the Community During Coronavirus

There has been no bigger situation that has affected the entire world in recent years like the COVID-19 pandemic has. The lives of many people throughout the world has been affected because of either social distancing or complete shutdowns, depending on where they live.

The 2020 Madrid CrossFit Championship Has Been Postponed

The 2020 Madrid CrossFit Championship has been postponed.  More details about the rescheduled event to come.

West Coast Classic Is Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The 2020 West Coast Classic is postponed due to coronavirus.  See the event's update below:

West Coast Classic Promises Elite Action, Nostalgia, And Community

We’re just a couple weeks away from kicking off the first-ever West Coast Classic. The 3-day fitness festival is set to go down March 20th-22nd in Del-Mar, California, live on FloElite.

More Games Spots Are Up For Grabs On Two Different Continents

The Sanctional schedule takes a new turn on the first weekend of March. There are not one but two competitions taking place this weekend on opposite ends of the globe. Queensland, Australia, will be hosting the Australian CrossFit Championships while over in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we have the 2020 Brazil CrossFit Championship. These two events are just as important as any of the others in determining who will be a part of the 2020 CrossFit Games. Here’s what you need to know about both.

Toomey, Vellner Back-To-Back Wodapalooza Champs, Mayhem Freedom Claim Title

Wodapalooza 2020 is officially a wrap. Let’s talk about what went down on the fourth and final day of competition and who’s walking away with the CrossFit Games invites. The Elite individuals and teams competed two events on the Sunday. The first event, ‘Down-Up,’ put athletes through a brutal couplet of heavy deadlifts and bar-facing burpees. The second and final event of the day, ‘Celebrate Life,’ was a chipper that required high-power output and sound strategy. 

Day 3 Wodapalooza Recap: Sager, Toomey & Mayhem Freedom Lead The Way

It’s hard to believe but we are already through three days of competition at Wodapalooza 2020. Just one day and two events remain before we find out who our 2020 Wodapalooza champions are and who will be earning their ticket to the 2020 CrossFit Games. While the elites only competed in two events today, a lot has happened during those three events that we need to recap heading into the final day. 

Sigmundsdottir, Williams & Mayhem Freedom Grab Leads Day 2 At Wodapalooza

We are four events and two days deep into Wodapalooza 2020 and the action has been nothing less than incredible. Just four points separate first place from second place in both the men and women’s divisions, and a margin of just two points separates first from second in the team division. While there are 34 divisions, four stages, and a million other things going on at Wodapalooza, we’re going to take a minute and focus on the Elite Individuals and Teams. 

Patrick Vellner Talks the Open, 2020 Wodapalooza & More

Patrick Vellner’s season couldn’t have started any better than it did at the 2020 CrossFit Open. He concluded the five weeks as the overall men’s champion. To have the qualification for the CrossFit Games wrapped up so quickly means he has options as to how he moves forward for the rest of the year.