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Saturday, 28th March 2020

Fyffe’s children’s fitness programme goes online

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Fitness expert Tom Dalton and banana importers Fyffes have taken the highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents.

Here’s a great idea for keeping your children occupied and fit during this enforced lockdown.

Banana importers Fyffes has taken its highly-successful primary schools ‘Fit Squad’ children’s fitness programme online in a series of short videos that can be viewed at home by pupils and parents at www.fyffesfitsquad.ie.

Each video is hosted by fitness expert Tom Dalton, who has been visiting schools and clubs up and down the country to demonstrate the ‘Fit Squad’ exercise routines to students and teachers.

Conceived originally as a means of introducing children to the importance of physical exercise and healthy eating, the decision to bring the programme online is in response to the closure of primary schools in line with current Covid-19 precautions.

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“We have had such a positive response to the programme, with hundreds of schools in the pipeline for visits” said Fyffes marketing manager, Emma Hunt-Duffy.

In the meantime, our new videos have will help parents keep their children fit while we are staying at home at this time,” she added. The intention on the part of Fyffes is to resume school visits once authorities signal a return to normality.

“The best part about our Fyffes Fit Squad exercises is that they do not require any equipment and you do not need much space. They focus on using your own body weight to build strength and get the heart pumping and can be done by children and parents alike. We will be giving away spot prizes each day so make sure to get involved on our Facebook and Instagram pages.”

Parents and children can join in with the Fit Squad videos through Fyffes social channels:

Fyffes Instagram 

Fyffes Facebook 

and on www.fyffesfitsquad.ie

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