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Keeping fit: how you can learn to love exercise and help your business thrive

I love running.  I’m still amazed to hear myself saying that.  I tended more towards the couch potato when I was younger.  It’s probably because I was the clumsiest child in history.  My first primary school teacher told my Mum that I was the only person she knew who could fall over the floor.

So far I’ve managed to avoid major injury whilst running so I keep going.  I’m not all that quick but I feel better afterwards.  If there’s anything worrying me I generally find it seems insignificant when I’m out of breath labouring up a hill.

It can still be a struggle fitting it all in.  One of the reasons I persevere is that I am my business.  It’s important to me to try and stay healthy as there’s no-one else to pick up the slack if I’m out of action.  If you’re one of those people who say that runners are a drain on the NHS because they injure themselves, stop reading now.  We’re not going to get on.

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