The Corrie likes to keep things balanced...

After shifting a stone at the beginning of the year, Coronation Street star Brooke Vincent has lifted the lid on her fitness journey.

Starring in the last series of Dancing on Ice, the 26-year-old actress saw opportunity for a complete lifestyle overhaul.

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Opting to give her health a makeover following the show, Brooke, also known as Corrie’s Sophie Webster, has now revealed her trick to striking the perfect balance of healthy choices and a few treats…

Speaking of her guilty pleasure, fast food-loving Brooke explained she cut down on her takeaway consumption – but won’t neglect a McDonald’s every so often.

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‘It wouldn’t be three takeaways in 24 hours, it might be just two!’ she told The Sun.

‘I can’t even lie and say I don’t have fast food any more, because I had two McDonald’s last weekend.’

Occasional McDonald’s fries aside, Brooke mainly balances her plate with some more nutritious options.

‘If I go to Nando’s a few times a week, I will have the chicken and add in some salad. But I do avoid the salad bar as much as possible — no one ever has a salad and a smile, do they?’

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When She Not Only Convinces You To Wear Lashes But To Also Take A Selfie!! Clap For Yoself My Gal @nealeyleah 🎨💛 Thank You🙏🏽🌻

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Brooke has certainly loosened up her strict fitness rules – as the soap star revealed the Dancing on Ice regime to be both ‘intense’ and ‘quite hard’.

‘It was very, very intense training and too intense to keep up,’ she explained.

‘The whole diet and exercise regime was quite hard and quite anti-social.

‘All of a sudden you can’t go out for food as much, and you can’t just stop off at McDonald’s after a night out with all the girls.’

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Sharing a snap of her fitness transformation back in January, Brooke revealed an emotional journey.

‘The before pictures that I’ve cried about, denied that I never looked like and wanted to delete or take again!! Didn’t think I was brave enough to show these to friends and family never mind to the whole of social media,’ she said.

‘Instead of changing ourselves we change the picture! So.. that’s exactly what I’ve done.. changed the picture, to a healthier, more toned better version of myself,’ Brooke added.

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This Is Some Long Ass Status – With Graphic Content 😫😂 So!!! Here they are!! The before pictures that I’ve cried about,denied that I never looked like and wanted to delete or take again!! The fact is, these pictures make me feel such a certain way that I didn’t think I was brave enough to show these to friends and family never mind to the whole of social media, BUT… mid cry one day I sat and realised the reason why?. I wasnt In the best health , and yes the lighting wasn’t flattering or the outfit choice/stance wasn’t great. And honestly why put a unflattering/“FAT” picture of yourself up?.. You don’t need to because “social media” is the place where everybody makes everybody makes out everything is so perfect. It’s in the comfort of having filters,effects, airbrushing tools that somehow we feel most at home,about showing everybody what we look like, when in reality it’s much different.. Many of us have pictures taken off guard and begged our friend to delete them even though they look ok, convinced we can get a better one..Instead of changing ourselves we change the picture! So.. that’s exactly what I’ve done.. changed the picture, to a healthier, more toned better version of myself. This picture is noway the finished product. It’s just what happens when you cut out all of the rubbish you eat, 🍔🍟🍕🥐🧀🌮🌯🍜🍫🍪🍩🍿🍭🥂🥡🚬 I’m not going to lie I’ve not been perfect, but taking out my smoking was the biggest health improvement I could have done.I never thought I would able to give up I really NEEDED something to turn to. During those 12 weeks habits started to change and health started to improve. And now that I’ve actually completed it , I’m so proud of myself, mainly from the smoking aspect, but more so because I never thought I was strong enough to take something so seriously and stick it out.. This is my 12 week transformation. So here I am a stone lighter smoke free and in that dress I bought at 19 grew out of and kept “just in case” ❣ @markbo1989 and all of the boys at UP Fitness – Thank You for motivating me and keeping me in line 👊🏽 And Girls… don’t be so hard on yourself.. because even the girls in the magazines don’t look like the girls in the magazines.. 💋

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