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As Schools Reopen, Popular 'PE With Joe' Online Exercise Class Goes Bye-Bye

A year ago, as the pandemic began, fitness instructor Joe Wicks started a daily exercise class for kids on YouTube. The videos became popular with kids and their parents. Now the series is ending.
Four-year-old Lois Copley-Jones, the photographer's daughter, takes part in a livestreamed broadcast of "PE With Joe" on March 23, 2020, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, England. The popular fitness series ended Friday. Source: Gareth Copley

As hopes increase that life will soon get back to normal, there's one pandemic ritual that a lot of kids and parents are going to miss.

A year ago, as the coronavirus began to rage, fitness instructor Joe Wicks, known as The The idea was to help children stay active during the lockdown.

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