Taylor Lautner On Maintaining His 'Eclipse' Physique: 'It's Just As Hard!'

Taylor Lautner talks 'Eclipse' with Access, LA, June 12, 2010 Taylor Lautner talks 'Eclipse' with Access, LA, June 12, 2010

Taylor Lautner spends much of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” shirtless – and the “Twilight” wolf says keeping up his “New Moon” body isn’t easy.

“When they said, ‘Sorry, we only have little jean shorts for you,’ I said, ‘Really? OK, I’ll take them,’” he laughed to Access Hollywood’s Shaun Robinson at the film’s junket on Saturday of his “Eclipse” wardrobe.

To keep up his six-pack, Taylor said he stuck with the process that had helped him bulk up before “New Moon” to keep his “Twilight” role as Jacob Black.

“[I did] the same thing I did to put it on in the first place — a lot of hours in the gym. The most challenging part for me is the eating process,” Taylor explained. “The interesting thing is it’s just as hard to maintain it as it was to put in on in the first place. I didn’t know that.”

He added that his current whirlwind tour to promote “Eclipse,” due June 30, is cutting into his gym time – and his famous abs.

“We’re busy promoting these films and I don’t have time to get into the gym, I don’t have time to eat, and I’ll drop five pounds like, ‘That!’” he said, snapping his fingers. “It’s pretty hard to put it back on.”

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