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Players On Fit2Go Community Visits

18 November 2015

First-Teamers Visit Primary Schools

Young people across Blackpool have been putting some of the Blackpool first-team players to the test, quizzing them on how they lead a healthy lifestyle.

Having recently taken part in Fit2Go, an award winning healthy lifestyle initiative delivered by Blackpool FC Community Trust, Year 4 pupils from Norbreck Primary Academy and Anchorsholme Academy took the role of interviewer to find out how healthy and how active professional footballers are.

Questions relating to the content of the Fit2Go programme, such as how much physical activity they take part in, what their diet consists of and the types of fluids they drink were fired at the likes of club captain David Ferguson, Brad Potts and Jim McAlister.
Captain David Ferguson said: “It’s a privilege to be able to give back to the community and help inspire the next generation to lead healthier lifestyles. There was nothing like Fit2Go when I was at school, so it’s great that these children are getting a head start.”

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