Christian crooner-turned-thirst-trapper extraordinaire Nick Jonas is on the cover of December’s Men’s Fitness, with abs so cut, quite frankly you could grate a block of cheese on them.

In the issue, Nick opens up about the importance of staying fit in light of being a Type 1 diabetic, revealing that he suffered “wild mood swings” in his youth because he hadn’t managed the condition properly.

The Kingdom star also revealed his secret to staying in such incredible shape was through the support of others.

“The way I work out is really placing trust in the people around me,” he says.  “I’ve got a couple good trainers that keep all of my workouts in order.”

And we thought his secret was swimming through lakes in his underwear with Bear Grylls! Consider us corrected.

Check out the cover and some gifs of the behind-the-scenes highlights below:

Check out December’s issue of Men’s Fitness… 😎👍🏼💪🏼

A photo posted by Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) on

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