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Dynamo seen out since revealing Crohn’s disease battle

He recently pledged to get back to his best after opening up in a video about his battle with a string of debilitating health problems.

And Dynamo looked delightfully upbeat when he stepped out with his wife Kelly Frayne for a power walk on Friday, just days after revealing the devastating effects of his Crohn’s disease in a shock confessional video.

The 35-year-old magician – real name Steven Frayne – and his long-time spouse appeared in high spirits as they enjoyed a low intensity workout together following the star’s dramatic weight gain – a side-effect of his steroid medication.

Staying positive: Dynamo looked delightfully upbeat when he stepped out with his wife Kelly Frayne for a power walk on Friday, just days after revealing the devastating effects of his Crohn’s disease in a shock confessional video

Dynamo rocked a stylish navy tracksuit for his outing, while his seemingly jovial spouse sported a simple black leggings and T-shirt combination.

As well as relying on one another for workout motivation, the pair were also spotted listening to music on their headphones as they whizzed around the streets.  

Their exercise session comes just days after the illusionist revealed he was hospitalised last year with a combination of Crohn’s disease and food poisoning.

Upbeat: The 35-year-old magician - real name Steven Frayne - and his long-time spouse appeared in high spirits as they enjoyed a low intensity workout together

Upbeat: The 35-year-old magician – real name Steven Frayne – and his long-time spouse appeared in high spirits as they enjoyed a low intensity workout together

Laid-back: Dynamo rocked a stylish navy tracksuit for his outing, while his seemingly jovial spouse sported a simple black leggings and T-shirt combination

Laid-back: Dynamo rocked a stylish navy tracksuit for his outing, while his seemingly jovial spouse sported a simple black leggings and T-shirt combination

Laid-back: Dynamo rocked a stylish navy tracksuit for his outing, while his seemingly jovial spouse sported a simple black leggings and T-shirt combination

He added he is still dealing with side effects of his steroids medication, including arthritis that has become so bad at times he has been ‘unable to shuffle a pack of cards’, affecting his hands, knees, toes, ankles and neck.    

But Dynamo said he was working with medics to get back to 100 per cent as soon as possible.  

In the video, he said: ‘ Hi everyone, it’s Steven here, Dynamo. I’m making this video to let you know what’s been going on in my life over the last eight months. 

As well as relying on one another for workout motivation, the pair were also spotted listening to music on their headphones as they whizzed around the streets

As well as relying on one another for workout motivation, the pair were also spotted listening to music on their headphones as they whizzed around the streets

‘I’ve been keeping a low profile. As I got really sick I ended up in hospital last summer with really bad food poisoning, which with Crohn’s disease is a very bad combo.

‘Thankfully the NHS worked very well to get me back on my feet and a lot of ongoing side effected from the food poisoning which I’m still dealing with today. 

He added: ‘One of them being a bad type of arthritis which affected all the joints in my body. My toes, my knees, my neck, my ankles, my hands, which really sucked as a magician because I cant use my cards which had happened on the odd occasion. 

‘But I’m working with doctors and physio and doing everything in my power to get to 100 per cent. I’m working on lots of new magic so hopefully you’ll get to see that again soon in the future.’

Difficult time: The outing comes just days after the illusionist revealed he was hospitalised last year with a combination of Crohn's disease and food poisoning

Difficult time: The outing comes just days after the illusionist revealed he was hospitalised last year with a combination of Crohn’s disease and food poisoning

Heartbreaking: Dynamo is still dealing with side effects of his steroids medication, including arthritis that has become so bad at times he has been 'unable to shuffle a pack of cards'

Heartbreaking: Dynamo is still dealing with side effects of his steroids medication, including arthritis that has become so bad at times he has been ‘unable to shuffle a pack of cards’

Going on to explain the change in his appearance, he continued: ‘My appearance has changed a lot due to my medication and all my medication has caused me to put on a lot of weight, as well as a rash which is all over my head and is actually all over my body, but thankfully you guys only have to see this part of my body.

‘I’m sorry about that. I’m doing everything in my power to get better I’m just wanting for you to hear it from me in case you hear it from anywhere else. 

‘But I’m staying positive I’m working on new magic and I’ve got great people supporting me. I know you guys who have supported me from day one will have my back, so thank you for that. Bye.’ 

Determined: Dynamo said he was working with medics to get back to 100 per cent as soon as possible

Determined: Dynamo said he was working with medics to get back to 100 per cent as soon as possible

Determined: Dynamo said he was working with medics to get back to 100 per cent as soon as possible

Long struggle: The Bradford native has had Crohn's disease since he was a teenager and has to follow a strict diet in order to battle it

Long struggle: The Bradford native has had Crohn’s disease since he was a teenager and has to follow a strict diet in order to battle it

The magician also posted a picture online showing the side effects of the steroid treatment for the condition.

The Bradford native has had the disease since he was a teenager and has to follow a strict diet in order to battle it.

After having half of his stomach removed aged 17 he still wakes up in ‘excruciating pain’ nearly every day.

One of the main symptoms of the disease is causing inflammation to the stomach lining which Dynamo manages by banning gluten, dairy, fat and vegetables from his diet.

Although treating the condition with steroids reduces the inflammation it has side effects including weight gain. 

Although there is no long term cure currently available for the condition Dynamo claims he refuses to let it hold him back, previously telling The Mirror: ”If you’ve got Crohn’s then you just have to get on with it, deal with the negative things that come with it, and not let it change the happiness in your life. 

‘You can’t help it; it’s what it is. ‘It’s more about affecting the comfort levels of your life. It can be incredibly restrictive, and I know some people with it who can’t even leave the house. And that is so sad.’

Transformation: Dynamo, 34 looked almost unrecognisable after revealing the impact of his Crohn's disease by sharing a picture of his swollen face on Instagram

Transformation: Dynamo, 34 looked almost unrecognisable after revealing the impact of his Crohn’s disease by sharing a picture of his swollen face on Instagram



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