BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty talks about her love of golf, tackling swimming, her life with sport and her competitive nature. She knows how being active is so important for her mental and physical health

Naga Munchetty is a journalist and presenter on BBC Breakfast, the UK’s most popular breakfast news programme.

As well as making sure that the audience stays informed during breaking and developing news stories, she enjoys asking questions that the audience would like to ask. Naga has grilled countless political heavyweights from Hillary Clinton, to David Cameron and Tony Blair.

She thrives on challenges, notching up some big sporting achievements. She took up golf in 2008 and now plays off a handicap of 9. She ran the London Marathon in 2013 and cycled 100km for Ride the Night in 2015.

Away from the sports arena she appeared in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2016, and was a judge on the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2016.

She talks openly about her approach to social media and life on the red sofa, how she always strives to be her best self and how being active is so important for her physical and mental health.