Joe Wicks returning with PE lessons as England goes back into lockdown

Amy Johnson
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Joe Wicks is bringing back his PE Lessons. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images)
Joe Wicks is bringing back his PE Lessons. (Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images)

Joe Wicks is bringing back his home PE lessons for school children as England prepares to go into another lockdown on Thursday.

The fitness guru's 'PE with Joe' ran for 18 weeks during the first lockdown, with Wicks raising around £580,000 for NHS charities through his ad revenue.

Sharing the news to Instagram on Tuesday, the 35-year-old explained he would be sharing three new workouts a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting from Monday 9 November.

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"Guess who’s back with “Wake Up With Joe”," he shared. "I promised if we went back into a lockdown I would be here to help you get through it and I’m now committing to filming and sharing 3 new workouts a week until lockdown is over how ever long that takes."

However, unlike his sessions earlier in the year the lessons will not be broadcast live this time.

"This will not be LIVE workouts but pre-recorded short 15-minute energy and mood boosting workouts to help you stay fit and find some positivity, energy and help with your mental health.

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"You can then choose to do the workouts at a time which suits you. I need this just as much as you. Our mental health is suffering but we can get through this lockdown together and come out stronger both physically and mentally," he shared.

After he brought the lessons to a close first time round, Wicks divulged that he had struggled without the daily task to focus on.

Next week is set to see the father-of-two take on a gruelling 24 hour exercise marathon to raise money for Children in Need.

Joe Wicks backstage at BBC Children in Need's 2019 Appeal night at Elstree Studios on November 15, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
Joe Wicks backstage at BBC Children in Need's 2019 Appeal night at Elstree Studios on November 15, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

He will start his PE challenge at 9.25am on 12 November and is aiming to keep going until 9.25am the following day.

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During the 24 hours he is planning on doing a range of activities including cycling, yoga, boxing and rowing as well as his signature HIIT workouts.

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