Gregg Wallace shed four stone so wife Anne-Marie didn't have a 'fat old husband'

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Masterchef host Gregg Wallace has recently undergone a showstopping body transformation and has been keen to flex his muscles and flaunt his ripped abs.

However, Gregg's image overhaul which has seen him shed four stone isn't just to look good for the camera.

The 55-year-old admitted that his son, Sid, 16-months, inspired him to live a "fit and healthy" lifestyle so he could watch his tot growing up.

Medical staff had warned that Gregg was on track for a heart attack if he hadn't done something to change his weight.

Part of his reason was also for his wife, Anne-Marie Sterpini who he has been married to for four years.

Gregg revealed that wife Anne-Marie is part of the reason behind his weightloss

Gregg and Anne-Marie met on social media and instantly struck up a romance.

He told Closer: "Anne being younger than me was even more of an inspiration to be fit, you can have an old husband but she didn't have to have a fat, old husband."

Speaking about his son, he went on to add: "Having my baby boy made me want to be fit and strong, I can now go for long walks, which I wouldn't have been able to do before."

The Masterchef frontman has recently shed four stone

Gregg, who loved a pint down the pub also admitted that working out during lockdown helped him to gain even more muscle.

"I'm leaner now since lockdown," he admitted.

Despite refusing to last an entire week without a pint, he justifies it by being "careful most of the time," and said he is as fit as a butchers dog.

Gregg says he's as fit as a butchers dog and can still enjoy a pint

At his heaviest, Gregg was 16 and a half stone, frequently indulging on takeaways and drinking booze.

Speaking about his newfound love for exercise, he told The Mirror: "I know what an enormous difference exercise can make to your life.

"That's why I want to share my passion for fitness with others now, during such a tough time.

"I wonder what it would be like to be in my old body for a day. I imagine I would feel really ill."

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