Both lads looked in VERY good shape last night

It looks like there’s a bit of a body battle going on ahead of Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan‘s wedding later this year.

But it’s not between the bride and groom. Nope. It’s between Mark and his best mate James ‘Arg’ Argent!

Arg, 27, has lost an impressive amount of weight since heading to rehab because of his drinking and endless nights out last year. Previously 18st, he revealed in February that he’d dropped 1st 7lb through healthy eating and exercising.

‘I’m exercising every day. Eating regular meals, I’m boxing at the gym and training regularly,’ the TOWIE star told us.

And he’s since become even slimmer! He’s currently preparing for a 50km trek to raise money for mental health charity Mind 3000s, which must be blimmin’ good for his fitness levels.

Meanwhile, Mark, 28, has posted Instagram snaps of himself working out and has been spotted at the gym with ex-Coronation Street actress Michelle, 27.

But Mark wanted to change his shape for quite a different reason to Arg.

He admitted in January that he’d dropped 1.5st while competing on Strictly Come Dancing last year and that he ‘needed to get back to himself’.

Both lads have clearly done well. Arg posted a snap of him and Mark at a charity event last night – and it was hard to tell who had the better bod!

They both looked very hunky in slim-fitting blue shirts, which they paired with matching brunette quiffs, wide grins and smart trousers.

‘Having a great time @TheJamesIngham @CR_UK Charity event with the one and only @MarkWright_ #JogOnToCancer x,’ Arg captioned the shot.

It’s lovely to see that the Essex lads are so close again.

Arg said earlier this year that Mark had banned him from his nuptials before he sought help for his problems, saying: ‘So many people tried [to help me] and got pushed away.

Mark told me I wasn’t invited to his wedding if I didn’t change.’

But now we know Arg WILL be celebrating with Mark and Michelle, all we can think is… how good are they going to look in the photos?!

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Anna Duff