Day: June 16, 2020

Planet Fitness Reopening Harford Gyms On June 19

TIMONIUM, Md. – Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, will reopen its Harford County locations, Friday, June 19.

As an industry leader, the health and safety of Planet Fitness’ members and team members is a top priority. In preparation for reopening clubs and welcoming members back to the Judgement Free Zone® in a safe and responsible way, Planet Fitness has taken several steps to strengthen existing cleanliness policies and procedures, in an effort to protect the health and well-being of members, team members and the local community.

Some changes include:

· All team members will have completed extensive training related to our enhanced cleanliness and sanitization policies and procedures.

· Team members will receive daily temperature checks when they arrive to work each day.

· Increased, thorough cleaning will be conducted using

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This wheelchair user with cerebral palsy just qualified as a gym instructor and says there are no barriers to fitness

Jay Moir is a fitness instructor with cerebral palsy.
Jay Moir is a fitness instructor with cerebral palsy.

Jay Moir

  • Jay Moir is a 20-year-old fitness instructor based in Aberdeen, Scotland.

  • He is also a wheelchair user with cerebral palsy, but won’t let that be a barrier to achieving his goals.

  • Moir struggled with his mental health as a teenager, dropping out of school and gaining weight, but said fitness “gave him his life back,” and he also lost 70 pounds.

  • He trains six days a week and told Insider that able-bodied people in the gym often underestimate his strength.

  • “In the gym, I feel strong and powerful but most importantly, happy!” he said.

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The fitness industry can be very intimidating.

Whether it’s the weights room of a gym, a trendy spin studio, or even a Zoom workout class, many workout environments can put people off, which stops them from getting active.

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Edge Fitness Clubs Reopening CT Locations June 17

Press release from the Edge Fitness Clubs:

June 13 2020

ORANGE, Conn. – In accordance with state guidelines allowing health clubs to reopen, The Edge Fitness Clubs is announcing today it will be reopening its 15 locations in Connecticut to members on Wednesday, June 17.

To ensure the health and safety of members and staff, a host of state mandated protocols will be implemented.

“Our top priority is always the safety and well-being of our members and staff,” said Jeff Stone, Chief Marketing and Administrative Officer for The Edge Fitness Clubs. “In accordance with requirements from the State of Connecticut, we are committed to providing the safest possible environment so there will be new protocols put in place. These enhancements will allow our Connecticut members to get back to enjoying their health and fitness routines in the safest and most comfortable manner possible.”

Some of the new protocols include the

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Trump’s ramp incident is a reminder that we know less about his health than ever

President Trump's health returned to the fore after his commencement address at West Point.
President Trump’s health returned to the fore after his commencement address at West Point.

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  • Trump’s health has been the subject of speculation on social media since he gingerly descended down a ramp following his West Point commencement address.

  • He also drank a cup of water with two hands after failing to raise it far enough with his right arm alone.

  • While there isn’t much evidence to back up various theories that Trump had a stroke or is suffering from some other condition, there are very few facts available about his health.

  • After Trump made an unannounced visit to Walter Reed hospital in November, only a handful of stats were released from his annual physical on June 3.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

President Donald Trump turned 74 yesterday, the oldest any US president has been during a first term in office.

The day before,

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