Video: Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2022 – the qualifiers

Competitors from throughout the nation converged on Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park for the qualifying rounds of Britain’s Fittest Farmer.

The Gloucestershire venue noticed virtually 60 entrants battle in out over two days in a bid to progress to the finals of the competitors, which promotes bodily and psychological well being in the countryside.

Burpees, weightlifting, tyre-flipping, working and biking have been amongst the checks organised by Tom Kemp and the workforce from Farm Fitness.

See additionally: Britain’s Fittest Farmer 2021 – the remaining

Watch the motion in our video beneath, and scroll down for extra photos from the weekend, in addition to a full checklist of the 25 opponents going by to the remaining rounds on 17 September.

After the entrants have been assessed for velocity, stamina and energy, the judges set about choosing 10 males and 10 girls beneath 40, plus as much as 5 males or girls from the newly launched over-40s class, to go ahead to the remaining phases of the competitors.

This will contain interviews assessing their consciousness of psychological well being points, adopted by the grand remaining at Tom Kemp’s Farm Fitness health club in Essex on 17 September once they’ll be put by their paces in a sequence of robust bodily workout routines.

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Peter Eccles from Perthshire, who was Farmers Weekly‘s 2020 Farm Manager of the Year, was amongst these collaborating in the qualifiers.

“It was a terrific occasion – a terrific probability to fulfill like-minded farmers all for health and psychological welfare,” he stated.

His first problem was 50 burpess over a bale adopted by seven minutes of biking. “That was a protracted 10 minutes – it burned!” stated Peter.

Farmers Weekly’s Emma Gillbard stated there was a terrific group of individuals at the qualifiers – and a incredible environment.

“Everyone was cheering everybody else on – and everybody understood how necessary train is, each for bodily wellbeing and psychological welfare,” she stated.

Tom Kemp will now be joined by fellow judges – the actor, farmer and Yellow Wellies ambassador Kelvin Fletcher and the Farming Community Network’s Sally Steadman – to choose the final three winners.

woman running

Hannah Bushell © Richard Stanton

woman weightlifting

Immie Jones © Richard Stanton

men flipping tyres

William Arden, left, and Mike Fuller © Richard Stanton

man lifting weights in field

Robert Hall © Richard Stanton

man climbing hay bale

Miles East © Richard Stanton

Britain's Fittest Farmer cycling

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woman carrying weight

Melissa Rowell © Richard Stanton

woman flipping tyre

Lucy Sheffield © Richard Stanton

man lifting weight in field

Jordan Ford © Richard Stanton

woman weighlifting

Jacalyn Dunlop © Richard Stanton

Man doing push-ups

Glenn Pude © Richard Stanton

woman on excercise bike

Daisy Hawkins © Richard Stanton

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