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That’s the conclusion of an article in today’s Mail on Sunday.
The piece is headlined: “How you can get a body like mine, by cycling-mad former Blue Peter presenter Konnie.”
Would-be suitors driving flash sports cars won’t get too far with Konnie Huq. Just weeks out of her decade-long tenure as Blue Peter’s longest-running presenter, she is enjoying a resurgent love affair - with cycling.
“I walk and cycle everywhere. It’s liberating to be a free agent.”
The gym, she says, is tedious.
“I never had time for it with Blue Peter, and I do tend to get bored. Gyms are so weird - if an alien came to our planet and saw everyone working out, they’d think, ‘What the hell is going on?’”
The piece is overwhelmingly positive about cycling, except for a snide comment from journalist Kevin Pillock.
He asked whether Ms Huq “ever commits the cyclist’s sin of running red lights?”
Since when has running red lights been a bike-only phenomenon? Plenty of motorists do it too, and with more fatal consequences.