ISSUE 1405

Punching through lockdown

He’s stepped up to become the nation’s PE teacher, but when the schools return our cover star wants teachers to take up the mantle. The Body Coach Joe Wicks has reeled in millions of kids and parents alike to join him in his energetic half-hour workouts on YouTube at 9am every weekday. In this week’s magazine, our cover star tells us why he believes he has ushered in a revolution that will continue beyond lockdown.

Also inside…

  • Legendary jazz artist Gregory Porter imparts lessons he’s learned in a Letter to My Younger Self
  • Strictly star Vick Hope tells us the music, TV and food that’s getting her through lockdown for this week’s Isolation Kit
  • Find out all about our brand new Spring kids’ cover competition which could see the UK’s most creative kids in with a chance of having their artwork used as a cover of The Big Issue!
  • A comprehensive guide to the good people across the UK whose essential efforts are making a difference to others in these difficult times