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

Lula Sharp
March 26, 2020

The 33-year-old fitness guru - who is widely known as the Body Coach - launched a series of exercise classes this week for children to do from home to ensure they're still getting exercise despite United Kingdom schools closing last week due to the coronavirus, and the broadcaster is keen to get on board.

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. I can't straighten it'.

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

Rhys Edmonds, 10, and Nathan Edmonds, 5, take part in Joe Wicks PE exercises on YouTube.

Announcing the idea on Instagram last week, Wicks said: 'Starting from Monday, every single day from Monday to Friday, I'm going to do a live workout called "PE with Joe" on my YouTube channel The Body Coach TV.

But if you want to start soon, you can head to his YouTube channel where he already has "18 Kids Workouts to do at Home".

Joe Wicks launched his first live P.E. lesson on Monday, for kids across the country whose schools have closed while the coronavirus outbreak develops.

Joe Wicks
Joe Wicks

In 2018, the star hosted two series of "Joe Wicks: The Body Coach", and the channel would love to him to be involved as they rework their schedule amid the ongoing pandemic.

The reason for him doing this?

Today's video has been watched by 1.8million people so far and thousands have taken to the comments section on YouTube to share their thoughts.

"Keeping our spirits up", one Twitter user said in a post showing kids and adults doing jumping jacks along with Wicks in their living room.

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.

Another added: "Joining for the third time and it's still fantastic!" They've got school work to complete for most subjects. but what about P.E. class?

"Hi thank you so much for your workouts, being at home, off school, you have really helped us!"

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