The Body Coach goes back to school to get kids moving

Tes has teamed up with The Body Coach, Joe Wicks, to help get schools active for the start of term, and he has also provided a workout to get teachers fit for the new academic year

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Joe Wicks has a simple aim: to get kids moving. 

The fitness guru of the moment, also known as The Body Coach, was once a teaching assistant and is now returning to his roots in an effort to turn around what he sees as a concerning trend in which children and teenagers shun opportunities to get fit.

For the entire week starting 11 September, he will be running a live 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) session for schools every morning at 10am, and Tes has got behind the initiative. You can find all the details in an exclusive interview in the 1 September issue of Tes and in the video below.



Joe has also chosen a workout specifically to get teachers as healthy as they can be, ready for the new term. He has opted for a beginners' workout that they can squeeze into a busy day. He has the following message for Tes readers:



Keep up to date with the HIIT week and get exclusive backstage footage and interviews with Joe on the Tes social media accounts (see below).

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