Ryan Thomas isn't someone you would ever say needed to hit the gym, but the Coronation Street actor recently decided he wanted to bulk up as he prepares to leave the soap after fifteen years in the role as Jason Grimshaw.

There were reports he was aiming for a six pack so he could nab a spot on this year's Strictly Come Dancing, however a spokesperson for Ryan told Digital Spy that this rumour was "completely made up".

Both Ryan and his brothers Adam (Emmerdale's Adam Barton) and Scott (currently on Love Island) signed up with Manchester's Ultimate Performance Fitness to transform their bodies, and it's clearly been working.

Here's his bro Adam....

Who knows what Ryan's next venture will be with that new bod of his, but in the meantime, you can catch his final scenes as Jason on Coronation Street this week.