What is the future of fitness after the pandemic? :: WRAL.com
After COVID-19 restrictions forced most workouts outside or online, gyms and fitness studios are working to assure customers they’ve safely adapted to the pandemic.
on the pandemic hit gyms across the country had to close. Exercise is so intrinsically linked with how we feel about our our situation, our surroundings and our mental health. Exercise went outside and online as gyms and studios reopened, they had to adjust. Seeing the shift towards not only offering limited in studio space where people can, but a strong shift to obviously delivering on demanded virtual classes, many are working out more now than ever. A survey by class past Com says 25% of professionals air exercising more now than before the pandemic. Those working from home are using the time once earmarked for travel toe work to train Jim’s want those customers back in 2021. Andy Swan Zberg of TSG believes gyms will need to ease the concerns of customers. Technology can help. Ah, huge thing that that we saw successful with our technology is being able to pick your spot. Ah, lot of the anxiety of just the ambiguity of what to expect when you walk in can be eliminated by some simple things. Just knowing exactly where to go, knowing you’re gonna have your little oasis inside of the room during this pandemic goes a long way right now. And yes, gyms will need to be clean. But you have a lot of strict protocols around sanitation. Ah, lot of these gyms have responded amazingly by replacing or upgrading ventilation systems, making sure their air is, you know, pumping through Americans hoping to be safe and in shape in 2021 Dan Gentleman, NBC News.