Gym owners still adjusting to shift in fitness industry created by the pandemic

CLEVELAND — The first of the year is usually when many gyms and fitness centers record a spike in new memberships. Oftentimes New Year’s resolutions involve more exercise or people looking to drop a few pounds. But, that surge of people rushing to the gym to get fit isn’t happening in 2021.

Instead, gym owners are dealing with lower attendance rates because of the pandemic. COVID-19 cases nationwide are keeping people at home and managing their physical fitness there.

“It’s been so stressful for people and it’s really wearing people down,” said Linda McVey, the executive director of health initiatives,

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Lockport Fitness Center Celebrates Sixth Anniversary

LOCKPORT, IL — Perfect Shape Fitness in Lockport is celebrating six years of business. The fitness center, located at 703 E. Ninth St., Suite 105, offers personal training, fitness classes and teen powerlifting.

a person standing in front of a store window: In the spring, the business plans on offering classes outside once again, and will be introducing some youth programs.

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In the spring, the business plans on offering classes outside once again, and will be introducing some youth programs.

The gym opened in 2015, and was newly renovated last year for its 5-year anniversary, owner Tim Gaba said.

As part of its 6-year anniversary, the gym is offering a special to new and current members. For $20.21, participants can get one month of

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Dallas Cowboys eye new fitness center at Baylor Scott & White campus east of downtown Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys are working on plans for a new fitness center on the Baylor Scott & White campus in East Dallas.

The football team opened its first Cowboys Fit workout center in 2017 in Frisco. It’s part of the team’s mixed-use development known as The Star.

The 60,000-square-foot fitness center was an instant hit with customers who wanted to exercise like an NFL player and maybe alongside Cowboys team members, who can use the facility next to their headquarters and practice field.

Cowboys Fit has since opened additional locations on the AT&T campus in downtown Dallas, in Plano and

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Shahid Kapoor sets fitness goals as he sweats it out in the gym

Actor Shahid Kapoor (Image Source: Instagram)

New Delhi [India], February 1 (ANI): Bollywood powerhouse Shahid Kapoor, who is a huge fitness freak, is sweating it out in the gym even on an early Monday morning.

Setting major fitness goals, the ‘Kabir Singh’ actor shared a mirror selfie from the early morning workout session flaunting his perfectly ripped biceps and suave physique.
The picture sees the 39-year-old actor posing in front of a mirror dressed in an all-black ensemble. “Good Morning,” the ‘Jersey’ actor wrote along with the picture shared on his Instagram stories.
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Shahid, who had started his acting career with

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Gyms, movie theaters, museums can reopen in Boston Monday

Gyms, movie theaters, museums and a slate of other businesses are set to open in Boston on Monday as the city moves into the next phase of its coronavirus reopening plan.

a woman sitting on a table: Gyms, movie theaters, museums can reopen in Boston Monday

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Gyms, movie theaters, museums can reopen in Boston Monday

The businesses will open at a 25 percent capacity limit, according to the city’s reopening plan.

Aquariums, fitness centers, indoor and outdoor gaming arcades, indoor event spaces like ballrooms, indoor historic sites, indoor recreational facilities like batting cages and bowling alleys, movie theaters, museums and other businesses will all be able to Monday with the capacity

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Police warn of trend targeting people at Johnson County fitness centers | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

LENEXA, Kan. — Lenexa Police are warning people who live in Johnson Co. of a trend they’re seeing at fitness centers – and it’s not one you want to join. 

Cars in fitness center parking lots were broken into twice last week according to Lenexa police. Thieves used the ‘smash and grab’ technique to snatch purses.

“We believe with fitness centers and parks and walking trails ladies do not want to take their purses with them, which is understandable, it’s not a good alternative to leave it in the passenger compartment of your vehicle,” Master Officer Danny Chavez said.


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