Joe Wicks 'in talks with Channel 4 over daily fitness show'

26 Mars, 2020, 04:53 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • Joe Wicks doing PE lessons for kids on YouTube

Using his The Body Coach TV Youtube channel, Wicks pledged to stream classes every day in order to "keep the nation fit and healthy", as schools across the United Kingdom shut in a bid to tackle the outbreak.

In an Instagram video, Joe, 33, known as The Body Coach, showed the audience his camera and lighting set-up in the living room where he films.

"It's not going to hold me back though, I'm not going to let you down, I'm going to be here every day". I can't straighten it'.

"I'm going to take over". But suddenly it feels small and stressful'.

"His YouTube streams were viewed en masse, so they offered him a deal to host a daily show for them that would air to the nation to get kids and adults on the go every morning".

"With the schools closed and with us all spending more time at home, it's more important than ever that we keep moving and stay healthy and positive", Wicks wrote in the post.

He said: 'I bothered Channel 4 for two years about doing a show and they kept saying, "We can't do it, Joe".

"It's a workout specifically designed for kids", the trainer wrote on his Instagram.

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Kids may be cooped up in their houses due to the spread of coronavirus, but one online fitness coach in the U.K.is trying to help them get moving through a creative series of physical education classes.

The reason for him doing this?

The classes, broadcast daily at 9am on Youtube, see the personal trainer, 34, in a bid to become "the PE teacher for the nation" by making the nation happier, more energised, and more optimistic during the increased lockdown measures.

As well as tens of thousands of families in the United Kingdom, people tuned in from as far as Brazil, Jamaica and Canada.

'So thank you, Joe Wicks.

"I really like Joe, he is really good at teaching me".

"I'm a 54 year old big kid from Saxilby, Lincoln, loving the workouts Joe!" They've got school work to complete for most subjects. but what about P.E. class?

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