Joe Wicks says millions of parents suffering mental health issues after lockdown

Fitness coach to explore his parents’ mental health problems in new documentary, Joe Wicks: Facing My Childhood

Joe Wicks has said he realised the scale of the UK’s mental health crisis when he was inundated with messages from fans during lockdown, saying he would sometimes spend seven hours a day responding to pleas for help.

The 36-year-old fitness coach, known as the Body Coach, will explore his parents’ mental health issues in a new documentary, looking at how his mother’s eating disorder and severe obsessive compulsive disorder and his father’s drug addiction affected him as a child.

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