Select Page

The personal trainer Matt Roberts is so high-end that David Cameron was a client. He’s going to assess my running style

I feel about the word “runner” the way I felt about “mother” when I’d just had a baby – that it was completely fraudulent. You can’t call yourself a runner until you can run for longer than 90 seconds at a time. But you can’t force yourself out running when you’re not a runner. It’s a puzzler, right?

That’s why I went to see Matt Roberts, a personal trainer so high-end that David Cameron was a client; that’s him you could see in the background of paparazzi shots, looking like a security detail, but actually monitoring the PM’s glute engagement. Roberts is my age and I remember him starting out, when I was at the London Evening Standard and all we talked was his abs, the Atkins diet and Zoë Ball. Anyway, 21 years pass and – wham! – he looks exactly the same and I look like his portrait in the attic, the spirit animal who’s done his ageing for him.

Continue reading…

Powered by Yahoo! Answers

How To Become An Authority!

Enter your name and email address below to receive a FREE copy of our special ebook!

Success! Please check your email.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This