POPULAR fitness coach Joe Wicks is inviting people down to Bournemouth beach to take part in a 5km run on Thursday morning.

The man who helped families keep fit during lockdown with his online classes will be waiting by the pier at 7am to take people on a run along the seafront.

Tweeting from his account, he said: “Tomorrow morning I’m going to do a 5km run in around 35 minutes along the beach in Bournemouth. If you want to join me, I’ll be outside Harry Ramsden’s at 7am by the pier.”

Wicks began to gain traction for his fitness and nutrition related content on social media.

In 2014 he began posting videos to Instagram relating to workouts and nutrition advice. He has sine amassed more than 4.1 million followers on his Instagram account.

He launched a website called The Body Coach where he sells his kitchenware and a range of fitness/nutrition plans.