Fit Squad has top tips for local schools

Pupils at St Oliver’s National School, Killarney participating in Fit Squad

St Oliver’s National School in Killarney and Kilgobnet National School in Beaufort have hosted the popular children’s fitness initiative Fit Squad as it resumed its programme of in-person school visits following a two-year break during Covid.

The pupils of Kilgobnet NS in Beaufort joined in the fun

Delivered by Irish fitness expert Tom Dalton, and supported by Fyffes, the visits saw over 240 pupils participate in the active workout which included advice on healthy eating, demonstrations of exercises young people should do and tips on how to use leisure time to stay physically fit.

Continuing until next March, it is expected that some 7,500 pupils nationwide will participate in the interactive fitness sessions, adding to the over-20,000 pupils who have taken part in it since it was first launched in 2018.

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