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Viewers Shocked By Mr Motivator's 'Whip The Horse' Workout Routine

Viewers Shocked By Mr Motivator's 'Whip The Horse' Workout Routine

Mr Motivator has caused a stir with his 'whip the horse' workout routine.

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The TV legend, real name Derrick Evans, has returned to our screens to help the nation keep fit and active during the coronavirus lockdown, but his latest appearance left some viewers a little hot under the collar.

During BBC One's HealthCheck UK Live, the 67-year-old, dressed in his iconic multi-coloured lycra unitard, got to work gyrating his hips as he pretended to ride a horse.

Spanking his imaginary gee-gee, he said: "Now we're going to whip the horse. Come on, let's whip it!"

And his performance certainly grabbed people's attention.

Mr Motivator's new workout has left some hot under the collar. Credit: PA
Mr Motivator's new workout has left some hot under the collar. Credit: PA
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Sharing the clip, one fan said: "Seriously @MrMotivator is the best thing on tv this year!!! Just pure joy! It's the horse..."

A second wrote: "Who needs Joe Wicks when you have the original Mr Motivator?! Come on ride the horse."

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While another added: "This is not a drill! Mr. Motivator is back on the Beeb. 'IF IT AIN'T FUN. DON'T DO IT. NOW WHIP IT. LET THE HORSE GO'."

Some felt it was a little bit too racy, however, and claimed it should have been shown much later in the day.

Concerned by the explicit content, one viewer joked: "#MrMotivator clearly not respecting the watershed. Wouldn't catch #JoeWicks doing this."

Mr Motivator riding the horse. Credit: BBC
Mr Motivator riding the horse. Credit: BBC

Another added: "I really do hope that was on POST 9pm watershed not 9am home schooling time."

Ahead of his exhilarating performance, the show's presenter Michelle Ackerley said: "HealthCheck UK Live will offer support to audiences at home during these challenging times and I am delighted to be presenting the programme alongside broadcasting icon Angela Rippon, health expert Dr Xand and, of course, Mr Motivator!"

But if Derek's moves are a bit much for you, don't worry, the Body Coach Joe Wicks has got it covered.

The 33-year-old has been putting the quarantined nation through its paces with his 'PE lessons', gaining more than one million new YouTube subscribers in the process.

After the success of the videos, he revealed in an Instagram post yesterday that he's been receiving advertising revenue that is 'unlike anything' he's seen before - which he has decided to donate to those who are working tirelessly to fight the Covid-19 outbreak.

Let's all bring some positivity, support and fun to anyone who might find themselves in isolation as a result of the coronavirus spread. Need some entertainment? Join Isolation Nation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coronasupport/

Featured Image Credit: BBC

Topics: Funny, Interesting, UK Entertainment, Fitness

Dominic Smithers

Dominic graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in French and History. Like you, Dom has often questioned how much use a second language has been. Well, after stints working at the Manchester Evening News, the Accrington Observer and the Macclesfield Express, along with never setting foot in France, he realised the answer is surprisingly little. But I guess, c'est la vie. Contact us at [email protected]