It was funny because, at first, I was definitely seen as the drop-out snowboarder, but we all had to do squat-thrust
exercises and, when I beat all the guys, there were no more drop-out comments.
British squash legend Jonah Barrington leaving the show after arguing with judges about what defined a squat-thrust
Cue enough laughter to choke a pregnant walrus and a face the colour of Vanessa Feltz after a squat-thrust
Fitness is a no-go area for many - nasty squat-thrusts
, push ups and stomach crunches accompanied by a military-style rollicking from a fitness instructor.
The club also staged a sponsored fitness challenge in aid of Help For Heroes, which raised over pounds 1,500, with students going through a testing circuit of exercises including press-ups, squat-thrusts
and leg-raisers and the top performers were Jodie Booth (seniors), Cameron McCaffrey (juniors) and Reuben Midgley (beginners).
In fact, all the girls were showing off their squat-thrusts
In the old days, that meant a tortuous exercise regime, including Superstars' style squat-thrusts
and an acknowledgement of the bloating qualities of salted peanuts, lager and chicken bhuna.
We can delight in watching top athletes, many who've let themselves go to seed, puffing and panting as they run the 800 metres, struggle with a kayak and torture themselves with the squat-thrusts
Before I took my turn with the squat-thrusts
I made the mistake of asking Superstars legend Brian Hooper: "Are you any good at these?
One of the Gloucestershire boys worked out I've kept wicket to around 600,000 deliveries in my career That's a lot of squat-thrusts
, so it's no wonder my back has just about had enough.
Yet in the Seventies he was a star purely because he could do a lot of squat-thrusts
on a creaky show called Superstars.