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Joe Wicks announces PE With Joe will RETURN from Monday as UK braces itself for ‘Lockdown 3’

Joe Wicks will recommence his PE With Joe YouTube series from Monday January 11.

The fitness star, 34, who launched the initiative when the UK was plunged into its first lockdown in March 2020, made the announcement on Twitter, clearly anticipating a third lockdown to be announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

‘PE with Joe is back Monday 11th January at 9AM (UK time). Please Retweet and let as many parents and schools as possible know. The sessions will be live Mon, Wed & Fri’s at 9AM on YouTube,’ he posted.

He’s back! Joe Wicks will recommence his PE With Joe YouTube series from Monday January 11

He also shared a video of himself explaining why he is reinstating the online classes, aimed to keep children and fit when schools are closed.

‘Hello to all the parents and teachers out there. I’m bringing PE With Joe back.

‘I’m sorry I can’t commit to all five days. I’m hoping three days is going to help young children and family get through this difficult time when schools are closed, to bring some energy, change their mood, lift their spirits and their mental health. Just kick their day off with something positive.

‘Share this message, let your schools and your friends and family, and anyone with young children [know]. 

Announcement: He posted the news to Twitter on Monday evening

Announcement: He posted the news to Twitter on Monday evening

At it again! The fitness star, 34, who launched the initiative when the UK was plunged into its first lockdown in March 2020, made the announcement on Twitter, clearly anticipating a third lockdown to be announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

At it again! The fitness star, 34, who launched the initiative when the UK was plunged into its first lockdown in March 2020, made the announcement on Twitter, clearly anticipating a third lockdown to be announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Also at it again: The PM is widely expected to announce that schools across England will remain closed in the coming weeks as part of a new national lockdown

Also at it again: The PM is widely expected to announce that schools across England will remain closed in the coming weeks as part of a new national lockdown

‘I’m really looking forward to it. They’re going to be 20 minutes long, so nice and short. Focused on exercise for young children. Suitable for all ages. Similar to what I did during the first lockdown, but much shorter.

‘I hope to see you there on Monday with the kids.’

The PM is widely expected to keep schools across England shut as part of a new national coronavirus lockdown in a move which will leave parents and pupils facing weeks of uncertainty. 

He will set out the ‘next steps’ in the Government’s Covid-19 response with an address to the nation on Monday night at 8PM, with Parliament being recalled on Wednesday. 

Joe said: 'I'm really looking forward to it. They're going to be 20 minutes long, so nice and short. Focused on exercise for young children. Suitable for all ages. Similar to what I did during the first lockdown, but much shorter'

Joe said: ‘I’m really looking forward to it. They’re going to be 20 minutes long, so nice and short. Focused on exercise for young children. Suitable for all ages. Similar to what I did during the first lockdown, but much shorter’

Worrying: The stats have showed a dire increase in infections since Lockdown 2 in November

Creeping up: The death rate is also climbing steadily

Worrying: The stats have showed a dire increase in infections since Lockdown 2 in November

MailOnline understands England is facing blanket restrictions similar to those imposed during the first lockdown last spring, with fears they will have to last for months until the most vulnerable are vaccinated. 

It is thought that schools will be told to remain shut to all but vulnerable children and the children of key workers in the coming weeks.

Such a move will plunge the school year into chaos and will raise questions over whether exams planned for 2021 will be able to go ahead.#

Father-of-two Joe kept families in shape across the first 2020 lockdown, when schools were closed across the country.

Fighting fit! Father-of-two Joe kept families in shape across the first 2020 lockdown, when schools were closed across the country

Fighting fit! Father-of-two Joe kept families in shape across the first 2020 lockdown, when schools were closed across the country

More of the same: Pupils across England are now facing the prospect of many weeks of remote learning as schools are told to stay shut

More of the same: Pupils across England are now facing the prospect of many weeks of remote learning as schools are told to stay shut

His online workouts went viral and he racked up a huge global following from it.

He has just launched his new app, which has reportedly made him more than £9million in a week.

The Body Coach app was launched on iPhone and iPad platforms at the start of December at a discounted price of £69.99, down from the usual cost of £89.99.

It has now been claimed the product has been ‘raking’ in around £46,000 an hour after 130,000 people signed up between Christmas and the New Year. 

Success: His online workouts went viral and he racked up a huge global following from it

Success: His online workouts went viral and he racked up a huge global following from it

What a start to 2021! Joe has reportedly made more than £9million in a week after his new The Body Coach app was launched

What a start to 2021! Joe has reportedly made more than £9million in a week after his new The Body Coach app was launched

An insider told The Sun: ‘Joe’s Body Coach programme has always been hugely popular but the app version is a runaway hit.

‘It was on a discount, meaning it was even more appealing, especially as Brits started looking to get into shape after Christmas.

‘The app was taking around £46,000 an hour….he’s absolutely raking it in.’


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