FYI: Chris Pratt Might Return to His ‘Fat Guy’ Days

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Like you, Chris Pratt knows how good pizza is, and how it can contribute to those pounds.

In the latest issue of Men’s Health magazine, the 36-year-old actor says when he’s not filming, expect him to look more like the unofficial spokesperson for the dadbod than the ripped display from Jurassic World or Guardians of the Galaxy.

“I can tell that people are motivated by my transformations, and that feels really good,” according to Pratt.

“But everyone should know when the movie star stuff is over, I might go back to being the fat guy. My wife wants a pizza oven — she’s going to learn how to bake bread, and I’m going to eat it. I love the health benefits of exercising, and I have a kid now. By exercising, you really can add 20, 30 years to your life. But you gotta live too, so hopefully I’ll find a nice balance.”

Elsewhere in the interview, Pratt opens up about the half Ironman he completed back in April. To prepare for the race, the movie star endured a grueling schedule of bike rides, runs (hills included), swims, and weightlifting sessions.

“As an actor, I can’t have proper mental prep without proper physical prep,” he tells the magazine. “Even though I knew it deep inside, it took me a long time to realize how getting physically sharp helps me get ready for other things in my life.”

Pratt, who recently signed up for another installment of the Jurassic Park movie franchise, says he’s “definitely” ready for more Ironman action.

“In fact, I want to do a full Ironman.”

For so much more, pick up the July/August 2015 issue of Men’s Health (currently available digitally).