While we're not sure of their nutritional value to your healthy eating plan, if you happen to have a few hundred thousand skittles lying around they can make a decent weight for some serious deadlifts. 

Running back Marshawn Lynch and his Seattle Seahawks team-mates have a target on their back this year: last year they were Super Bowl champs, and now everyone is on their case, hoping to take them down. 

The man known as 'Beast Mode' didn't get that nickname for nothing though, and he's decided to step his fitness prep up a notch before the new NFL season kicks off on Thursday, with the help of Skittles. 

While we can't advise you to eat too many of them as part of your regime (except maybe after a really intense session to restore glycogen levels), they certainly can come in handy in other ways, as Marshawn demonstrates here: