BBC Breakfast star Naga Munchetty often shares post-workout selfies with her Instagram followers, giving them regular updates about her running progress.
On Sunday, the journalist sparked a reaction from her fans when she revealed her latest race didn’t go according to plan.
Naga had planned to do her first “long run” in two years, but she was unable to complete the route after injuring her calf halfway through.
Sharing a sweat-soaked selfie of the BBC star, he wrote in the caption,Today I plan to do my first long run in 2 years…I slept well, lay comfortably in bed, answered messages and generally felt relaxed.
“I was not doing any exercise even once in between work and normal life.
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,only went in the middle of running and pulled a calf muscle – Drove the rest of the way home – luckily I wasn’t too far, and I guess it’s not too bad.”
However, the injury didn’t deter Naga as he continued: “Ho hum. Won’t stop me from playing golf afterwards though,” adding a wink emoji before wishing his fans “Happy Sunday”.
Taking to the comments section, fans were quick to express their wishes. One person wrote: “No!!!! Wishing you a speedy recovery,” while another follower said: “Wishing you a happy Sunday @tvnaga – hope you get well soon and feel ready for that run again.”
A third person commented: “Oh no Naga, take it easy.,
Naga is an avid runner and often keeps fans updated about her fitness journey. In 2021, the presenter suffered from Achilles tendonitis, an injury caused by overuse of the Achilles tendon, resulting in an extremely painful and inflamed muscle.
The TV star had to “falter” due to the condition and it took him a few months to regain his strength and get back to running.
When Naga is not out running or playing golf, she is busy hosting BBC Radio 5 Live’s mid-morning program from Monday to Wednesday, before taking over from Sally Nugent and John Kay. bbc breakfast Thursday to Saturday.
The 48-year-old co-hosts the current affairs show with Charlie Statt. After moving to Good Morning Britain, she became the main presenter on the show in 2014, replacing Susanna Reid.
Naga has been very open about her health in recent months, revealing in May that she had been diagnosed with a painful uterine condition called adenomyosis.
She told her Radio 5 Live listeners: “Right now as I sit here talking to you: I’m having pain. Constant, aching pain. In my uterus. Around my pelvis. Sometimes it runs down my thighs It goes. And I would have some pain during the whole show and for the rest of the day until I fell asleep, the level of pain.”
She also recalled the time she almost fainted while hosting BBC Breakfast and had to leave the studio. “I just said, ‘I have to go’. And I went to the toilet and thought I was going to pass out, but I vomited and then came back.”