"I shot this and was too embarrassed to share so I didn't... I know my journey has inspired many people so I made the difficult decision to post," Tarek wrote alongside the sexy snap. "This is after battling 2 cancers and a debilitating back injury. My doctor said 'You would probably never be able to lift weights again'... that motivated me to prove him wrong and get into the best shape of my life!!!"
"Thank you to my trainer @quintin_tucker for all the hard work and motivation and @pyejirsa for the amazing photos," he continued. "Remember....it's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog."