Ronnie Ortiz-Magro's Major Body Transformation -- See Pics

Ronnie Ortiz Magros Major Body Transformation See Pics

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Ronnie Ortiz-Magro 's known for his burly physique, but his muscles certainly don't come easy, and just like the rest of us, he's got to work to stay in tip-top condition. The former ' Jersey Shore ' cast member shared photos on kidney stones to blame?!). 'It's been a long road. I am nowhere I want to be shape wise, but I feel better than I ever did.' Hey, feeling good is half the battle -- and Ron, trust us when we say you're still miles ahead of the curve. We snuck three blocks of cheese into a midnight showing of ' X-Men ' on Monday night and they were gone by the time Magneto emerged from the Pentagon. Suffice it to say, we'll be tucked under a golf umbrella during beach season...

+ Shocked by Ronnie's transformation? Share your thoughts, relive his massive 'GTL' routine in the video below and be sure to offer a spot if you see him in the gym!

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