The more I did it the more I learned and the better I got.And then from being a pundit I’ve moved on to do motivational speaking. That mind-set has been my approach since I retired from competitive swimming.
Trying to live a more healthy lifestyle is an important factor in reducing the impact of these men’s conditions. I do myself, but I exercise every day to keep in shape.
You were a world-class competitive athlete for 23 years, and since retiring you’re still famed for your dedication to fitness and your fantastic physique. I would say to your readers to be moderate in what they eat and drink, do plenty of exercise but also set yourself goals, whether it’s running a marathon or going to the gym a couple of days a week, or even just going for a long walk.”“Dancing is great for fitness.
What top tips would you give to our readers for staying fit and keeping in shape? After Strictly and the tour I teamed up with Natalie Lowe and Ian Waite, dance professionals from the show, and we formed Fitsteps.
It’s a dance and fitness programme that incorporates different types of ballroom steps to create a fun and energetic way to keep fit.
Since retiring from swimming Mark has become a familiar face on television and a household name.