Ex-TOWIE star Frankie Essex displays her curvaceous figure as she hits the gym in skin-tight exercise gear 

She previously confessed she wasn't happy with her recent weight gain.

So Frankie Essex has clearly decided to do something about it - as she proved when she hit the gym on Friday afternoon.

The 27-year-old former TOWIE star stepped out in Brentwood, Essex, where she seemed to be ready for an intense exercise session. 

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Working up a sweat: Frankie Essex star stepped out in Brentwood, Essex, on Friday where she seemed to be ready for an intense exercise session

Working up a sweat: Frankie Essex star stepped out in Brentwood, Essex, on Friday where she seemed to be ready for an intense exercise session

Sweeping her hair up into a messy bun, the reality TV personality was clear off-duty as she shunned make-up for a practical, fresh-faced look.

Pouring herself into the pray-on fitness fashion, she confidently showed off her midriff as she made her way into the venue.  

The blonde star completes her outfit with a bright pink gym bag and pink and white trainers.  

Pouring herself into the pray-on fitness fashion, she confidently showed off her midriff as she made her way into the venue.

Keep fit: ouring herself into the pray-on fitness fashion, she confidently showed off her midriff as she made her way into the venue

Casual: Sweeping her hair up into a messy bun, the reality TV personality was clear off-duty as she shunned make-up for a practical, fresh-faced look.

Casual: Sweeping her hair up into a messy bun, the reality TV personality was clear off-duty as she shunned make-up for a practical, fresh-faced look.

Frankie, sister of Joey Essex, recently told Closer magazine that she wasn't feeling very confident about her figure at the moment.

She admitted: ‘I’m a confident person, but I’m not happy with my body and I want to start training again.'

Yo-yo dieter Frankie - who fluctuates between a size 10 and 14 - revealed to MailOnline last summer that she had achieved the waist of her teenage self when she slimmed it to 29 inches. 

Motivated: Frankie, sister of Joey Essex, recently told Closer magazine that she wasn't feeling very confident about her figure at the moment

Motivated: Frankie, sister of Joey Essex, recently told Closer magazine that she wasn't feeling very confident about her figure at the moment

In the pink: The reality TV personality is bouncing back after splitting from boyfriend John Lyons, last year

In the pink: The reality TV personality is bouncing back after splitting from boyfriend John Lyons, last year

She lost an impressive 21lbs during her body blitz mission and achieved a comfortable goal weight of 10st.

'Previously when I have put on weight, it would all go on around my hips and by-pass my boobs and upper body,’ she revealed to MailOnline.

'Well, I'm proud to say that I've lost my love handles and my bum is lovely and firm. I feel in incredible shape and have never felt sexier.'