Episode 4: Greg Whyte
Mark talks to Professor Greg Whyte OBE – Olympian, sport exercise and nutrition guru, Sport Relief challenge legend and father of three about childhood obesity.
About This Episode
Childhood obesity has been in the news for what feels like decades – but what’s at the heart of it and what as parents can we do to combat it?
Planet Parent talks to Professor Greg Whyte OBE, a former Olympian who as well as training the likes of David Williams, Davina McCall and Zoe Ball to complete gruelling Sport Relief challenges, has also become one of the world’s leading authorities on exercise and nutrition.
As a father of three how does he guard against his own children falling into the sedentary lifestyle trap? Is out-running a bad diet as difficult and unlikely as it sounds and how could supermarket car parks really play a key role in pulling us back from the obesity abyss?
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