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Rob Kardashian Opens Up About Dramatic Weight Gain — How He Piled On The Pounds, How’s He’s Losing Them!

Five pounds down, 40 more to go!

Rob Kardashian has revealed he needs to lose a further 40lbs by July in order to hit his weight loss goal.

The fuller figured reality TV star has been on a vigorous fitness regime since he packed on the pounds  following his split from girlfriend Rita Ora.

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Now the 26-year-old admits the hard work is paying off, but he still has a long way to go.

“I lost five to seven pounds last week,” he told Us Weekly at his birthday bash in Las Vegas on March 15 . “I’m trying to lose 40. It’s a little journey but it’s good.

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“I’m like 240lbs right now, probably 235lbs.”

Rob – who is often seen hiking Runyon Canyon in the Hollywood Hills –  blamed his breakup and his “love of great food” for his shift in size but has now put himself on a low carb diet and is working out twice a day.

As well as a personal trainer he has also enlisted the help of his former Dancing With the Stars  pro hoofer partner Cheryl Burke.

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“We’ve started running and doing our own little workout, it’s good” he said. “I’ll exercise with my own trainer at eight in the morning before all that.”