The Mountain Shoulder Presses 60kg Dumbbells Ahead of Clegane War



Game of Thrones fans have a ton to look forward to this weekend, as HBO airs the penultimate episode of the epic show. There's a big battle for King's Landing on the horizon, with major characters initially thought to be out of the action like Jamie converging on the field to bring the series to its end. Storylines teased from the very beginning of the saga are finally playing out—which means that we might finally see one of the most anticipated events of the series finally happen.


The Cleganes, Westeros' pair of large rowdy adult sons, are in position to clash in a conflict fans of the series have been calling Cleganebowl for years. Sandor Clegane, a.k.a. The Hound, pledged to take out big brother Ser Gregor Clegane, a.k.a. The Mountain, after a childhood full of abuse and an incident that left the former with some of the gnarliest facial scarring in the Seven Kingdoms and a deathly fear of fire. The brawl was teased by The Mountain actor Hafthór Björnsson last summer, while the series was still being filmed, but we still don't know anything about what might play out onscreen.


While we're all wondering what's about to go down, however, Björnsson isn't taking any chances that he'll be out of shape for the battle royale. The actor and strongman posted a video of himself repping through a set of 8 dumbbell presses on Instagram, challenging anyone to clean a set of heavy 60 kg. dumbbells up into position for the exercise.


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