Strongman Hafþor Bjornsson Demonstrated a Hilarious Reason Related to Girlfriend That Force Him to Lift Mind-Numbing Weights

Published 11/25/2022, 6:45 AM EST

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Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson became a household name when he debuted in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Famously known as “The Mountain” or Strongman, Björnsson is one of the most muscular men in the world.

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Björnsson stands as tall as 6’9″ and weighs around 452 pounds. Besides maintaining his massive mountain-like physique, Strongman has also proven his interest in social media content creation. Strongman recently shared what he trains for on social media.

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The Mountain reveals what he trains for

Strongman recently explained the purpose of his intense training in an Instagram post. In the video’s opening, Björnsson is walking shrugs, carrying two hefty panels. The giant’s expression indicates that he is having difficulty lifting the panels.

In the next few seconds, Strongman carries grocery bags alongside his wife, Kelsey Henson. Strongman’s main point is that he exercises to assist his wife in picking up grocery bags. His fans and followers enjoyed this video and also left hilarious comments.

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Björnsson wrote in the reel, “What are you training for?” asking his fans if they had a different reason to train than his. He captioned the reel, “Anybody else?”. Together, Björnsson and Henson share many photos and videos online, garnering much love from fans.

Strongman and Kelsey Henson

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Strongman started dating Kelsey Henson in September 2017, and they married in October 2018 in Iceland. The two first met in Alberta, where Kelsey was working, and Björnsson came to participate in the Strongman competition.

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Despite a significant height difference, Strongman and Kelsey make a handsome couple. In another Instagram reel, Strongman posted why he would consider breaking up with Kelsey because of their height difference. He jokingly remarked that he didn’t want Kelsey to ruin the tall genes.

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The Mountain has a massive Instagram following of over four million people, and the duo never fails to impress their followers. So, what do you think about Strongman and Kelsey? Tell us in the comments!

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Somya Jain

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Somya Jain is a US Sports author at EssentiallySports. She has been a Psychology student for six years, holds a Master’s degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
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