These days, actor Chris Pratt is a verifiable benchmark of fitness (he's not among PopCrush's short list of beach bodies for nothin'...). But he hasn't always been ripped, and now, he says he's looking forward to the point when he can return to the junk food-loving, portly physique from whence he came.

Pratt, who covers the July issue of Men's Health, said he's thrilled about the benefits that come with routine exercise ("you really can add 20, 30 years to your life," he notes), but insists there are some things that are far more valuable than big arms or a lean midsection—like Anna Faris' cooking, for example.

"I can tell that people are motivated by my transformations, and that feels really good," he told the magazine. "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."

Tough to argue with that logic! Still, there's a bit of a toss-up, as he says gaining weight after filming Zero Dark Thirty left him a bit depressed, and compelled him to stay healthier.

"I was like, ‘I feel kind of s----- about myself right now," he explained. "I knew I had to get back on a path to becoming fit again, that I was going to make a splash when I walked into a room with a casting director from then on."

What do you think—does the Jurassic World star deserve a break from hitting the gym, or should he keep up with his regimen?

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