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Mr Motivator is giving Big Issue readers a weekly self-isolation workout

Posted On: 2 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

There's a good reason to trust Mr Motivator when he says that he's standing behind The Big Issue during hard times, and it's this - he just interrupted a workout to take this interview. “You guys are special mate, I don't do this for just anyone!” he laughs, pausing a usually sacred daily morning session to answer the phone, sounding not remotely out of breath (as if Mr Motivator ever gets out of breath). He does 67 push-ups every day, one for every year of his life.
When asked if he was up for becoming our new home fitness guru, the erstwhile star of Nineties breakfast telly, famed for his retina-searing spandex unitards, didn't hesitate to say yes. At a strange and frightening time when we're all stuck inside sorely in need of stimulus to keep our minds and bodies in shape, Mr Motivator more than anyone is ready, willing and able to spread the message as to how easy it is to stay fit within the confines of our own homes. And more fundamentally, to spread the message about how...

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