If you think training to become the World’s Strongest Man is all about impressive feats like lifting cars and truck pulls, well, you’d be right but a strongman diet is also pretty astonishing.
More than three times the diet of tennis champion Andy Murray, a training strongman can devour up to 10,000 calories per day! The intake for a mere mortal man is 2,500, (women 2,000) and an adult horse eats just 5,000 less calories than a strongman at 15,000 a day.
It’s not all about the number of calories however, it’s the sheer dining. When filming Game of Thrones in Croatia, Peter Dinklage recalled the time Hafthor Bjornsson sat down for dinner and consumed seven whole chickens!! Yes, seven of the things! (more…)