Quebec Coalition Pushes for Safe Reopening of Gyms


A coalition of Quebec fitness clubs, with the support of Fitness Industry Canada, is lobbying the provincial government to demonstrate that the industry can continue to operate with the strict protocols and standards required to maintain a safe environment within their facilities during COVID-19. “The health and safety of our staff and members remain the […]

Four-Pronged Framework to Reopening


This document by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) provides a framework for managing risks associated with COVID-19 within exercise facilities. It was created with reference to the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), John Hopkins Center for Health Security, as well as in consultations with club operators […]

Our Evolving Fitness Industry

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With the introduction of COVID-19, our industry has been devastated and will be forever impacted in ways that have yet to be revealed. Facilities large and small have been forced to close. Fitness professionals are either out of work and waiting for the pandemic storm to pass, or have re-formatted their business models to deliver […]

Use This Time to Review and Adjust


This time of year brings annual rituals like spring cleaning, pruning limbs and pulling out weeds. They’re necessary chores to get ready for a new season of growth. And this year, we can apply the same idea to our gyms amid the coronavirus crisis. So, take the time now to review your systems, procedures, programming […]