'As a child I was really scared of the water - I even hated having baths': Olympic champion swimmer Adam Peaty takes our health quiz
CAN YOU RUN UP THE STAIRS?
Yes, I run up the stairs all the time where I live at home with my parents. Given I spend ten hours a week in the gym and 25 hours training in the pool, I’m pretty fit.
Ironically, training in the gym is where a swimmer’s physique is honed, not the pool.
I do a lot of weights, bench presses, deadlifts and pull-ups to build lean muscle.
GET YOUR FIVE A DAY?
Definitely. I have two vegetables every meal, even breakfast when I might have tomatoes and mushrooms, and overall I probably get ten portions of fruit and veg a day because it’s healthy fuel.
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