Shayne Ward shows off jaw-dropping transformation after huge weight loss

Julia Hunt
Shayne Ward at a photocall in Covent Garden, central London. (Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images)

Shayne Ward is flaunting a buff, new look after shedding a whopping three and a half stone.

The former Coronation Street star, 35, said he decided to make a change because he was feeling “sluggish” and “stressed”.

After committing to a new regime, the actor dropped from 29% to 16% body fat.

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He is now showing off his jaw-dropping transformation in a set of before and after pictures.

Shayne Ward

Ward said: “I’m happy to not be in that place I was 21 weeks ago.

“I was sluggish, I was stressed and I didn’t really want to do anything.”

The actor has been training at U.P Fitness in Cheshire and said when he started he “wasn’t in the greatest place”.

Shayne Ward

He said: “I was trying to balance everything on my shoulders in my personal and professional life.

“I didn’t enjoy ‘me’.”

The former X Factor winner said he is now feeling a “a lot healthier in body and mind”.

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He said: “My confidence is through the roof.

“People say ‘you look happier’, ‘your confidence is so much better’.

“I feel good, I feel fresh, I’m not quite 21 any more, but I’m feeling really good.”

Last year Ward admitted his Corrie role had not helped him with his “dad bod” – because the set’s canteen offered such delicious food.

The father-of-one, who left the ITV soap last year, told The Sun: "I will miss it when I leave, but it's not done favours for the dad bod.

“The canteen has a really great menu but then it also has really naughty food."

Ward has a daughter with his partner Sophie Austin.