I train four times a week. This involves 20 minutes of cardio followed by 45 minutes of weights and bodyweight training. I also do hot yoga twice a week, which is intense – the classes last 75 minutes. I don’t drive, which means walking everywhere, so I end up averaging at least 10,000 steps a day too.
Fitness is about looking and feeling good. I’m in my mid-40s and feeling supple and flexible is important to me. Mobility is vital as you age – I don’t want to be that guy who struggles to get off the sofa. Of course, a little vanity is involved too, but yoga is something I genuinely enjoy.
I’m naturally slim. But this is exacerbated by the fact I can’t sit still for long while also being prone to anxiety. I’ve managed to bulk up over the years, but it doesn’t take much for me to lose weight quickly. To maintain muscle mass, I focus on eating four meals a day, which vary in size, as well as two protein shakes.
I’m not a fussy eater. Still, I always try to include plenty of vegetables, and opt for lean proteins and brown versions of carbs where possible. I’d never think to make a sandwich for lunch, so I almost always cook something hot, which usually involves bringing together whatever needs using up in my fridge.