How the Irish became the world’s #1 fitness school
By Tom O’ConnorThe Irish Times 12May14 16:33More than 1,000 of Ireland’s top kids have signed up to take part in the world-famous Fit Kids program, with thousands more signing up to train at their own private gym.
With the program being run by Irish fitness group Sport Ireland, many of the country’s biggest names including Rory McIlroy, Rory McNaughton and Rory McKechnie have been training and competing at Irish fitness clubs, with the world number one winning the PGA Championship in the spring.
And with many of Ireland´s top players training at Irish gyms, many kids are starting to take up the sport.
Many kids train at Irish clubs with their parents, and many are now taking up the challenge of training at their home gym.
Irish Sport Minister, Eamon Gilmore, said:”This is a phenomenal opportunity for young people to train, get fit and achieve their goals.”
Many parents are happy to have their kids participate and help grow their sport.
“Many parents have been happy to let their kids train and get fit at their gym.
Read more:”Irish children are the happiest when they are working with us.
They are passionate about sport and we want them to develop in this area,” he said.”
We are looking forward to working with these fantastic trainers and athletes to ensure we are successful.
“Irish sports minister, Eavan Gilmore, says children have become ‘proud and successful’ in the fitness industry after the Irish fitness movement gained tractionIn recent years, Irish kids have become so passionate about fitness, that many parents are now giving them the opportunity to train.
The Irish Fitness Association has been working with Sport Ireland to make sure that every kid in Ireland can become an active member of their club.
Irish parents are giving their children a chance to become fit and get healthy by participating in the Irish Fitness Movement, which is run by Sport Ireland.
Ireland has become a hub for international fitness competitions, with some of the best players in the sport competing in the Olympic Games.