He has based his career around food, so it's understandable that Gregg Wallace might get away with carrying a few extra pounds.

However, the 'Masterchef' judge and TV presenter has taken up a new fitness regime which has seen him looking fairly ripped - shocking many people who follow him on Instagram.

The 55-year-old dad-of-three, who was previously a contestant on 'Strictly Come Dancing' in 2014, has apparently found a new way to keep fit.

He posted a picture of his toned back to Instagram - the result of a weightlifting programme - leading one followed to ask 'What's this about?' His response - 'Being well' - is as good a reason as you can get.

View this post on Instagram

Happy With This. My PT @iamdannyrai

A post shared by Gregg Wallace (@greggawallace) on

His latest picture follows on from one posted several weeks ago, which saw the emergence of a six-pack.

View this post on Instagram

Getting There

A post shared by Gregg Wallace (@greggawallace) on

According to Wallace, the secret is 'less fat and booze' and some hard training.

Sounds so easy on paper...