It’s a good thing Muscle & Fitness snagged a John Cena exclusive when they did. Shorty after being featured in our January 2016 issue, Cena underwent shoulder surgery and has been weathering some tough rehab ever since. TMZ Sports recently tracked him down in New York City and asked about how how things are progressing.

“It’s just a matter of doing the work…” Cena told paparazzi. “I’m probably 30 percent off what I was operating at November 2015 but being at 70 percent is still pretty damn good.”

Well, looks like we’ll see even more of Cena’s motivational gym posts in the coming months. Here are a few of his latest posts. Things are looking up.