Kristin Cavallari is happy she's gained weight and says she didn't realise how thin she was

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Kristin Cavallari on her weight gain. Photographed by Emma Mclntyre
Kristin Cavallari on her weight gain. Photographed by Emma Mclntyre
Emma Mclntyre

The Uncommon James founder has no desire to shed any pounds as she's focused on maintaining muscle and never gets on the scales as she'd rather use the fit of her clothes as a reliable indicator of her size.

"My goal is sort of, right now, just to maintain the muscle that I have. I'm trying to lose weight. I don't weigh myself. I can tell how my clothes fit me. I've put on a lot of weight in the last few years, but in a good way." she told Us Weekly magazine

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The former 'Laguna Beach' star admitted she was shocked at how thin she looked in old photos, "I didn't realise it at the time, how thin I was. So I'm happy that I've put on weight."

Kristin believes it is important to keep her exercise regime consistent and she is proud of what she has achieved with the help of her personal trainer, who she sees three times a week.

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"I'm really petite. I have no hips. I'm just small. And so if I don't work out for like a week or two, I feel like all my muscles go away. So, it is about consistency for me. My trainer kicks my a**. He pushes me really hard. He has me actually lifting really heavy weight, the heaviest weight I've ever lifted in my entire life. I feel the best I ever have. I feel like I'm the strongest I've ever been. I'm just really comfortable in my skin right now, which is a really good feeling," she adds.

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