- 26 Mar 2020, 16:52
MR MOTIVATOR will be coming back to our screens in an all new fitness show for the BBC.
The fitness legend, who shot to fame in the 90s on ITV, plans to keep Britain fit during coronavirus lockdown.
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4 Mr Motivator is backCredit: David Cummings – The Sun
Mr Motivator, 67, will rival the likes of YouTuber Joe Wicks when he returns to the screens with a new fitness show HealthCheck UK Live.
He said: "Now more than ever it is important to keep our bodies and minds healthy. Everybody say yeah, let's get happy and be wicked at home."
He'll be bringing back his famous neon leotards too as he returns to TV with BBC coronavirus show to save the UK from boredom during the lockdown.
The show will also star Michelle Ackerley, Dr Xand van Tulleken and Angela Rippon to keep households moving while we stay home to slow the spread of COVID-19.
4 He will join a fitness show on the BBC to inspire people to get fit during lockdownCredit: David Cummings – The Sun
4 He shot to fame in the 90s on ITVCredit: PA:Press Association
HealthCheck UK Live will air on BBC1 every weekday morning for two weeks, starting on Monday March 30.
Mr Motivator, real name Derrick Evans, will be doing his trademark vibrant exercises to keep the nation on it's toes.
TV presenter Michelle Ackerley added: "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!"
Now, with a wellness industry packed with reality stars and Instagram influencers, he is making a comeback to “get us moving” and “save us from obesity.”
4 He's on a mission to help the nationCredit: Rex Features