Nicky Whelan, 40, shows off her bulging biceps during a boxing workout

Excited! Former Neighbors star Nicky Whelan shows off her bulging biceps during a training session as she continues her quest to become a professional boxer in Los Angeles

She is the former Neighbors star trying to launch a career as a professional boxer.

And Nicky Whelan proved that she is well on her way in her quest for success.

The 40-year-old actress showed off her bulging biceps during a workout at Fortune Gym in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

Quest: Former Neighbors star Nicky Whelan tries to start a career as a professional boxer

Fit as a fiddle: The 40-year-old showed off her bulging biceps during a workout at Fortune Gym in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Fit as a fiddle: The 40-year-old showed off her bulging biceps during a workout at Fortune Gym in Los Angeles on Wednesday

The blonde beauty’s muscular arms looked swollen as she slipped a plank into a crop top and shorts.

She also revealed her large cross tattoo on the back over her neck, which is usually hidden by her locks.

Nicky posted the photo to Instagram, urging other women to hit the gym and work out.

“Energy back – I have a great trainer, I’m so damn grateful for her Tam Fortune at @fortunegymboxing ladies, come visit her for a kick ass class Wednesday nights 6-7pm.”

In May, the star wowed fans on Thursday when she uploaded a series of Instagram videos of herself at a gym.

Along with her impressive fighting skills, she showed off her slim torso and incredibly lean abs.

She fights fit!  In May, Nicky wowed fans on Thursday when she uploaded a series of Instagram videos of herself boxing in a gym.

She fights fit! In May, Nicky wowed fans on Thursday when she uploaded a series of Instagram videos of herself boxing at a gym.

‘Don’t mind the hair of the bed – all we do is train – eat – sleep repeat @fortunegymboxing my dear Tam Fortune!!!! f**king covid life!!!!!!!!!!’ she captioned the post.

Nicky was wearing baggy navy tracksuit bottoms with yellow lettering and a white crop top, and Nicky looked laser-focused as she packed some sanitary towels.

She wore gold boxing gloves and high-top sneakers in white and yellow.

Fighting Club: Along with her impressive fighting skills, the former Neighbors star showed off her slim torso and incredibly lean abs

Fighting Club: Along with her impressive fighting skills, the former Neighbors star showed off her slim torso and incredibly lean abs

Dedicated: 'My second home,' she captioned a photo of herself sitting outside a boxing ring at the gym in December

Dedicated: ‘My second home,’ she captioned a photo of herself sitting outside a boxing ring at the gym in December

Nicky’s trainer, standing opposite her, held up a few boxing mats and guided her through the moves.

A second video showed Nicky throwing out a series of expert jabs as her trainer moved the pads around.

Nicky often talks about her passion for boxing and regularly shares photos and videos on Instagram.

Passionate: 'A healthy, happy mind is my foundation, then everything else falls into place.  These days I change my training often,

Passionate: ‘A healthy, happy mind is my foundation, then everything else falls into place. These days I change my training often,” she said in 2019

“My second home,” she captioned a photo of her sitting outside a boxing ring at the gym in December.

In an interview with Muscle and fitness in 2019, Nicky spoke about exercise and the impact it has on her mental well-being.

‘Keeping a healthy, happy mind is my foundation, then everything else falls into place. These days I switch training a lot,” she said at the time.

Wow!  'Don't mind the hair of the bed - all we do is train - eat - sleep repeat @fortunegymboxing my dear Tam Fortune!!!!  f**king covid life!!!!!!!!!!'  she captioned the post

Wow! ‘Don’t mind the hair of the bed – all we do is train – eat – sleep repeat @fortunegymboxing my dear Tam Fortune!!!! f**king covid life!!!!!!!!!!’ she captioned the post

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