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Glee's Kevin McHale Shows Off Incredible Body Transformation

Glee's Kevin McHale Shows Off Incredible Body Transformation

Kevin McHale just underwent an incredible body transformation thanks to a 12-week plan with Ultimate Performance Fitness!

The 30-year-old former Glee actor went from 140 pounds down to 133 pounds, lost 8.2% of body fat and gained five pounds of muscle.

“Simply put, I had become ‘skinny fat.’ I had been working through an intestinal/digestion issue that was eluding diagnosis and that really took a toll on me. I was constantly in pain, I had tried so many different elimination diets – nothing was working. It got to the point where I was already feeling miserable because the intestinal issues and plus the self-added guilt of not getting myself to the gym or eating as healthily as possible, it was a recipe for disaster. I knew enough was enough for a while, but luckily my friend Scott Mills texted me out of the blue about Ultimate Performance coming to LA and I jumped at the chance to work with them,” Kevin said in a statement.

Kevin‘s trainer geared workouts for him and came up with a diet plan that he followed throughout the three months.

“I felt badly about my body. Not necessarily from a superficial standpoint, I did want to look better, but I mostly felt terrible. When you’re investing your time and energy into yourself in this way, it changes so much of your life,” Kevin added. “The things that seem little like getting better sleep because you’ve actually worked your body out, all add up to feeling better physically, mentally and emotionally. Now, I feel good, I feel like I know how to properly workout in a gym, I know how to eat well and most importantly I feel like I came away with the knowledge that I’ll be able to use forever. No one is beating you over the head with tons of nutritional information or hardcore training tips, over time you pick up these things and they will sprinkle in little ways to help. All of that leads to long-term success, a success that you can manage and maintain. I feel confident about that, which for me says something.”

Click inside for a sample diet and workout plan…

Below are Kevin‘s sample diet and workout plans.


A1 split squat 4×10-12
A2 15-degree dumbbell press 4×10-12

B1 incline back extension 3×10-12
B2 diverging row 3×10-12

C1 incline biceps curl 3×10-12
C2 flat neutral bar triceps extension 3×10-12
C3 lat raise with pulley on flat bench 3×10-12

D1 Watt Bike HIIT sprints 3×30 seconds (90 seconds rest)


2 egg whites
2 scrambled eggs

Chicken thighs

Lean beef mince

2 scoop plant-based protein powder
Hemp milk

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Photos: Up Fitness
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  • greppinwolf

    How are you not legally responsible to label this as an ADVERTISEMENT?! The FTC has been very clear about this stuff.

  • eternalozzie

    JustJared isn’t getting paid for this story. The story is about Kevin who I would assume IS getting paid. Individuals are not legally bound to disclose if they are being paid for product endorsement here in the US. The rules and regulations you are referring to apply to companies and even then are rarely enforced.

  • J.K.

    130 pounds?? how short is he

  • Jon M’Shulla

    He seems to look fine before the diet.

  • Jon M’Shulla

    He seems to look fine before the diet.

  • greppinwolf

    Individuals are required. See the FTC guidelines on enforcement of social media. If JustJared did not receive _any_ payment from the company or Kevin, then JustJared does not need to disclose. But payment is inclusive of more than monetary payment — it includes what is referred to as payment-in-kind (including from Kevin’s PR team.) And this is clearly an advertorial with supplied pictures. And we should stop calling it a “Story”. It has a “statement” from Kevin and direct linking to the company. It is an advertisement. You could watch something so crudely put together on old school late night tv ads. It’s that transparent.

  • Casey C

    something like 5’6″

  • Jeff

    I’d tap that before or after.

  • ten17eighty1

    Ugh, give me the before any day.

  • GGG

    I like Kevin McHale but the term “skinny fat” is disturbing.

  • Blacharrt

    There was literally nothing wrong with how he looked before, It just goes to show the amount of vanity that is in 1 the entertainment industry and 2. the gay community as a whole. Sad this person wasn’t happy enough with who they were to love themselves more to not confirm to a standard of beauty that is overall toxic. i loved his work in Glee, maybe as a former boy band member he’s trying to get back in the industry IDK.

  • Blacharrt

    I want to add one more than, which is just an observation not toward Kevin but to body scalping in general. Muscles do not fix butterface or toxic personalities, or help you get over PTSD for being overweight. You have to deal with those issues independently, a change like this can certainly help esteem for awhile, but it won’t fix your problems.

    I workout 3 times a week, cardio and resistance. Love the increased stamina and losing fat in a moderate maintainable way. I do it to stay healthy, not for a look.