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26th Mar 2015

Flab to fab: The Patrick Star workout

We know what the Rock is cooking, but we had to see what Patrick was packing…

Ben Kenyon

We love a good body transformation at JOE – and Hollywood hero Patrick Star has blown the rest of them out of the water.

You’ll know Pat as the chubby starfish from SpongeBob SquarePants with a beluga-sized belly.

But he has gone from TV chunk to movie hunk for his latest role in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.

He’s always been fond of the odd midnight feast…

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And who doesn’t love a burger in bed?

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But in case you’ve been living under a rock at the bottom of the sea – Patrick. Got. Hench.

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Forget Stallone and Schwarzenegger, sexy Pat has packed on more muscle than a steroid-powered sea lion.

So what are his workout secrets? JOE decided to investigate the exercise plan behind the new man…


To shake the pounds, Patrick hit the treadmill like a clam possessed.

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He worked those awkward lats and triceps with some hardcore full-body drills and octopush-ups.

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Starfish Jumps

Belly-busting aerobics helped SpongeBob’s sidekick go from flab to fab.

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Crab Crunches

And he sculpted that Hollywood six pack by feeling the abdominal burn…

Forgot to set alarm

Patrick couldn’t wait to show off the goods with a big reveal at the SpongeBob Movie premiere, and who can blame him?