CDC Just Issued a Warning About Gyms

Over the last several months, there has been a great deal of debate surrounding the safety of gyms and fitness classes, due to the potential airborne nature of the virus. While health experts have remained cautiously skeptical, warning that exercising in an indoor space around others could potentially expose you […]

Troubled Boston Sports Clubs abruptly closes several of its gyms

Members of Boston Sports Clubs got unwelcome news: that three locations were closing, effective Thursday. © Shaun Ganley/WCVB-TV Boston Sports Clubs The gym is closing its Bradford, Canton and West Newton locations. Members of BSC Canton received an email about the news. Some members at all three locations were notified […]

Gyms Are Open Again, With Restrictions : Shots

Gyms are reopening with fewer people and more protocols, and they want to rehabilitate their pandemic-battered image. Although there’s not much evidence, they say the science is on their side. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images […]

American Gyms Willfully Misleading Members About COVID

Research firm MXM and the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) are currently under fire for disseminating misinformation about the spread of COVID-19 in gyms across North America. According to a collaborative study released by the two agencies earlier this month, the ratio of COVID cases in health clubs […]