Coronation Street’s Colson Smith opens up on lockdown fitness journey

Coronation Street’s Colson Smith opens up on lockdown fitness journey
Coronation Street’s Colson Smith opens up on lockdown fitness journey

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Coronation Street star Colson Smith is sharing his weight reduction progress after imply feedback about his appears to be like prompted him to bear a way of life overhaul.

The actor, who performs Craig Tinker on the cleaning soap, stated he had been subjected to nasty jibes ‘each single day of my life for 10 years’.

After taking on operating throughout lockdown the TV star is seeing the advantages and needs to make use of his expertise to assist others who is likely to be pondering of taking on a extra lively way of life.

Appearing on BBC Breakfast on Wednesday, Colson revealed that ‘every part feels higher’ since he determined to take care of his well being, and has seen advantages in his private {and professional} life.

The 22-year-old stated: ‘To shed weight you need to have a way of life change, you need to have a extra wholesome, extra lively, a greater way of life for you which ones has a knock on impact.

‘I don’t assume I realised…as a result of once I was the fats child I didn’t realise what I used to be doing to myself or the best way I used to be feeling like I felt, now I sort of really feel like there’s extra hours within the day.

Colson is finest recognized for enjoying Craig Tinker on Coronation Street (Picture: ITV)

‘I really feel extra energised in every part that I do. I really feel an enchancment in my work, I really feel an enchancment in my social life. Everything simply feels higher as a result of I’m placing myself first and giving myself the chance to be the most effective that I will be.’

In an additional chat with Radio 1 Newsbeat, Colson stated he first noticed trolls focusing on him for his appears to be like at age 11 when he went on-line to see what individuals considered him in Corrie.

‘The feedback which caught with me have been about the best way I look,’ he stated, ‘that was one thing I’ve had each single day of my life for the previous 10 years and I’ll proceed to have all through my profession.’

The actor is gearing as much as launch YouTube documentary Bored of Being The Fat Kid which he hopes will ‘assist me get out of my head that I’m not fats anymore’.

Colson added: ‘I see myself as a fats child who has tried to vary their life and has discovered that for those who do it for your self, while you put your self first and discover one thing you get pleasure from – like I’ve with operating – it’s a darn sight simpler for your self.’

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