GQ – The Tri Hard: How new fathers should exercise themselves sane

23rd July 2013

By Jonathan Heaf

It goes without saying that in the first year you become a dad you’re going to find it very difficult to do anything aside from yawn and drink large beakers of bad white wine bought in haste from the corner shop.

I distinctly remember talcing myself into my Lycra bike duds several times in the months immediately after my daughter was born; each time I attempted to skulk out of the front door my exit was thwarted by my girlfriend’s tired, sunken eyes and a trembling voice from the blackness pleading, “Are you going to beā€¦long?”