Olly Murs wanted to lose weight to impress his girlfriend's brothers
The 'Please Don't Let Me Go' hitmaker dropped an impressive amount of weight earlier this year in a bit to get on the same "level" as Amelia Tank’s siblings when they holidayed together in Bali
29 November 2020
He said: "I had gone through a big year with my injured knee that I got quite big and I ate quite a lot because I was sat around doing nothing. My knee was getting better and I started training again. I was going to Bali at the start of the year and I wanted to get fit for it because Amelia’s brothers are so ripped. I wanted to get on their level. When we came back from Bali, lockdown kicked in and I put all the weight back on. My body doesn’t look like it does in those photos now."
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However, Olly admits his weight does "fluctuate", although he is "quite trim" at the moment.
Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, he added of his changing weight: "My weight does fluctuate. I am quite trim at the minute. I feel the best I have felt in a long time. I train quite a bit. I do it because I love it and I train to eat. I know if I train I can have a McDonald’s after."
Meanwhile, Olly previously revealed he has been “learning to bake” in lockdown.
The 36-year-old singer said: “I’ve tried to stay active throughout – I have to always be doing something, so I have been doing a lot of Lego and out cycling loads.
"I have been learning to bake and although I’ve never been much of a chef in the kitchen, my best one yet is a baked Alaska. I love cake and ice cream so combining them together was pretty cool. I’ve also been playing the piano loads and learning more about the instrument – enjoying things I don’t usually get the chance to do."