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AFL star Dustin Martin shows off slimmed-down physique after losing 10kg after kidney surgery

AFL star Dustin Martin reveals his slimmed-down physique as he left the Brighton Baths in Melbourne after losing 10kg following kidney surgery and a strict fruit diet


He underwent kidney surgery earlier this year and followed a strict fruit diet throughout his recovery.

And on Wednesday, AFL superstar Dustin Martin revealed his toned physique in Melbourne.

The 30-year-old Richmond player, who is believed to have lost a whopping 10kg, was seen leaving Brighton Baths Health Club after a swim.

Slim dusty!  AFL star Dustin Martin revealed his slimmed-down physique in Melbourne on Wednesday (right) after he lost 10kg following kidney surgery and a strict fruit diet.  Pictured left in 2017

Slim dusty! AFL star Dustin Martin revealed his slimmed-down physique in Melbourne on Wednesday (right) after he lost 10kg following kidney surgery and a strict fruit diet. Pictured left in 2017

Dustin looked healthy after his light training session and kept it casual in baggy gray sweatpants, a black sweater and a T-shirt.

He covered his signature tattoos in the jersey and carried a backpack over his shoulders.

Dustin has reportedly lost a whopping 10kg since recovering from surgery on a ruptured kidney in July.

Back on track: Dustin looked healthy after his light training session and kept it casual in baggy gray sweatpants, a black jumper and a T-shirt

Back on track: Dustin looked healthy after his light training session and kept it casual in baggy gray sweatpants, a black jumper and a T-shirt

The Brownlow medalist was placed on a strict fruit diet to aid his recovery after the procedure. Fruit-only diets are regularly used to treat kidney trauma.

Richmond Physical Performance Manager Peter Burge admitted in August that Dustin had “lost a little weight” due to the unusual diet.

‘He has had to control his diet’ [for his] health have improved a bit in recent weeks and will continue to do so for the next three to four weeks,” he said.

Health scares: He has reportedly lost a whopping 10kg since recovering from surgery on a ruptured kidney in July

Health scares: He has reportedly lost a whopping 10kg since recovering from surgery on a ruptured kidney in July

Injury: Dustin spent nine days in hospital after suffering a ruptured kidney on July 16 during a brutal field game with Brisbane player Mitch Robinson.  He missed the last month of the AFL season due to the injury.  Pictured playing in April

Injury: Dustin spent nine days in hospital after suffering a ruptured kidney on July 16 during a brutal field game with Brisbane player Mitch Robinson. He missed the last month of the AFL season due to the injury. Pictured playing in April

“He works with specialists and once he gets the tick off the specialists he can resume some form of light training outside the season.”

Dustin spent nine days in hospital after suffering a ruptured kidney during a brutal field game with Brisbane player Mitch Robinson on July 16.

He missed the last month of the AFL season due to the injury.

Dustin’s coach Damien Hardwick praised the toughness of his great playing artist at the time.

“He’s a very strong boy, Dustin,” Damien said.

'Strong boy': Dustin's coach Damien Hardwick praised his big game artist's toughness at the time

‘Strong boy’: Dustin’s coach Damien Hardwick praised his big game artist’s toughness at the time

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