AJ McLean Shows Off 15-Lb Weight Loss Ahead of ‘DWTS’

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Backstreet’s again? More like AJ McLean is again. The singer, 42, has been figuring out a ton for the reason that pandemic hit and is down about 15 kilos, Us Weekly can verify.

“The transformation is unrecognizable and I couldn’t be happier,” he posted through Instagram on Tuesday, September 8, subsequent to a side-by-side picture. “Still got a ways to go but now that I’m dancing like I never have before it’s coming. #dwts #healthysoberlife #transformationtuesday.”

In August, the Florida native posted a shirtless video and picture revealing his muscular physique. “Blood, sweat, tears. Rinse and Repeat,” the Backstreet Boys star captioned the nonetheless, sharing his appreciation for coach Bobby Strom. “Thank you @bobbystrom for helping find my body and piece of mind again! This is an ongoing journey that I will never stop working on. Never felt better and more confident about my mind body and spirit as I do today.”

He additionally shared within the video that he’s been coaching “really hard” for the previous 5 months and is “finally starting to see some loss in body fat,” which is one thing he’s very proud of.

“I’m on a very strict diet, grain-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, no sodas of any kind, and completely sober for almost nine months,” McLean mentioned. “This amazing, but rigorous, workout is all due to my amazing trainer, Mr. Bobby Strong. He’s been a huge asset in my transformation, trying to get myself prepared and ready for what’s to come in the next few weeks. A lot of surprises coming from me.”

In April, the daddy of two shared completely with Us Weekly that though the gyms had been closed, he created a exercise space in his dwelling — and utterly modified his weight loss plan.

“I’ve been FaceTime training for the last month. I’ve been grain-free for a month, dairy-free — pretty much — for a month [and] sugar-free,” he advised Us on the time. “My best friend, who’s my sponsor, we just got these mountain bikes. I just went on a 21-mile bike ride today!”

As for why he’s working so onerous — along with getting ready for Dancing With the Stars — he simply needs “to get in the best shape of my life and to be healthy and to be happy — physically, mentally and emotionally,” the “Boy and a Man” singer mentioned.

McLean is about to compete towards Carole Baskin, Chrishell Stause, Jesse Metcalfe, Kaitlyn Bristowe and plenty of extra celebs on season 29 of Dancing With the Stars, set to premiere on ABC Monday, September 14, at 8 p.m. ET.

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