Staffordshire family keeps viewers fit with themed videos

A family from Staffordshire are helping others keep fit during lockdown.

Ben Bate his wife Leanne and twin girls Macy and Miyah
Ben Bate his wife Leanne and twin girls Macy and Miyah

Ben Bate, 38 and his wife Leanne, 39, from Great Wyrley are both personal trainers.

The couple have created a YouTube channel along with their seven-year-old twin daughters twins Macy and Miyah to encourage others to workout from the safety of their living rooms.

Ben said: "The girls wanted to create a family-based fitness channel because so there friends at school could stay fit too.

"We have done a workout to celebrate colonel Tom Moore's 100 birthday, a creme egg calorie burning workout for Easter and most recently a VE Day celebration workout."

So far, the channel has been a hit, with the girls' school St Thomas Moore supporting the family's fitness quest.

Ben added: "The reaction has been fantastic from all of the girls' school friends and teachers, also people wanting to stay fit.

"Our first video now has had more than 1,000 views.

Ben Bate, his wife Leanne with twin girls Macy and Miyah are helping others keep fit during lockdown

"We will keep doing this now even on family holidays and it has been fun to do together.

"We are open to any suggestions for more videos for the future."

As well as hosting socially distanced workouts for residents of Bromford's Beacon Park village he is also doing videos for cardiac rehabilitation, fall prevention and other health problems.

To join in the family's fitness videos visit their YouTube Channel, Family Fitness Bate.

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