• fitness Oct 7

    Gyms Adapt Amid Pandemic With Outdoor Training Terraces, Tents

    Gym goers in Arlington, Virginia, will soon take spin classes on an open air training terrace instead of peddling away indoors.  Gold’s Gym will open a turf-covered outdoor promenade for classes and training sessions at a new location that’s set to open over the Rosslyn Metro station in early 2021. Renderings of the 1,400-square-foot terrace show space to use...

  • Boston Sports Club Oct 1

    Boston Sports Clubs Abruptly Close Multiple Locations

    Boston Sports Club has abruptly closed multiple locations, in the latest sign of trouble for the chain amid the coronavirus pandemic. At the Canton location, a letter posted to the door confirmed it closed Wednesday. Other closing locations include West Newton, Medford, Lexington, Lynnfield and two in Boston, the one on Newbury Street and the Raquetball Club. “I was here…

  • Boston Sports Club Sep 14

    Boston Sports Club's Parent Company Filed for Bankruptcy. Here's What Happened

    Town Sports International, which owns Boston Sports Club, New York Sports Club and other gyms, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday morning.  As the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on the fitness industry, the parent company of Boston Sports Club has been burdened by financial strains for months. Gym operators nationwide — large and small — have been…

  • coronavirus Sep 14

    Owner of BSC Files for Bankruptcy

    Town Sports International, which owns Boston Sports Club, New York Sports Club and other gyms, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday morning.

  • Boston Jul 12

    Boston's Phase 3 Reopening Starts Monday: Here's What to Expect

    The City of Boston is set to enter Phase 3 of reopening on Monday, one week after the state implemented the third phase amid the coronavirus pandemic. Boston took an extra week due to unique concerns in the city, according to the city’s Mayor Marty Walsh. Most other Massachusetts cities and towns entered Phase 3 on July 6. Industry specific…

  • Boston Jul 11

    Mayor Walsh Reveals Details of Boston's Phase 3 Reopening

    Mayor Marty Walsh on Friday released details surrounding the first stage of Boston’s Phase 3 reopening on Monday. He said Boston is ready to reopen “with both caution and confidence” after taking an extra week due to unique concerns in the city. Most Massachusetts cities and towns entered Phase 3 on July 6. “We can move forward because we’ve been…

  • Business Jul 1

    What Will a Trip to The Gym Look Like in Our New Normal?

    Mark Harrington, the president of Healthworks Fitness and Republic Fitness says they’ve changed everything about the club in the name of cleanliness.

  • reopening Massachusetts Jun 23

    The Future of Gyms in Mass.

    Gyms in Massachusetts won’t be allowed to reopen until Phase 3 but that’s not stopping many from taking steps to get ready.

  • gyms Jun 15

    Gyms May Be Reopening, But Is It Safe to Go?

    As states across the U.S. lift coronavirus lockdowns, gyms are starting to reopen their doors – within limits. We talked to David Thomas, Director of Infectious Diseases for Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Natalie Bushaw, spokeswoman for Lifetime Fitness, to find out how safe you should feel at the gym.

  • Vermont May 29

    Gyms, Spas, Tattoo Shops Among Vt. Businesses Next to Reopen

    Vermont’s governor Friday announced a list of businesses that can resume operations on June 1, after they were closed for two and a half months to fight COVID-19. The list includes gyms, nail salons, tattoo shops, spas, and massage parlors. The businesses must follow restrictions, like only operating at a quarter of their normal customer capacity at first, and serving…

  • reopening May 29

    Gyms and Spas Among Vt. Businesses Allowed to Reopen

    Gyms, nail salons, tattoo shops, spas and massage parlors are among the Vermont businesses that will be allowed to reopen next week after being closed for more than two months.

  • Maine May 19

    Maine's Reopening Plan Updated, Delaying Some Businesses' Restarts

    Maine Gov. Janet Mills announced Tuesday that campgrounds will be allowed to reopen in time for Memorial Day weekend but is revising her plan to fully reopen other parts of the economy. New data about the new coronavirus spreading in small spaces prompted a delay to the reopening of nail salons and the full reopening of gyms. Still, campgrounds, including…

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