I’m Not A Health ‘Freak’, We’re Supposed To Be Fit At 50

For years I feared that I was weird and narcissistic for exercising regularly, but science says humans just aren’t designed to take it easy

An older man runs in a wood
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THIS WEEK, like the majority of the world, I’m getting back to the same old, same old.

Like nearly everyone else, I’m working again. Like lots of us, I’m trying for a Dry – or at least a Moist January.

Yesterday, I made a point of getting outside and exercising, throwing my leg over the bike for the first proper ride of 2020.  

But perhaps less positively, every morning this week, I’ve disappeared anxiously down a rabbit warren of health-related stories on the BBC website.

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