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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Superior and stylish exercise apparel brings out the inner champion for any fitness enthusiast. Not to mention, there’s nothing like original designs and cultural prints that make you stand out from a crowd donning the same pair of navy leggings. Not available in big-name stores, these black-owned fitness brands have made a name for themselves by providing seasonal looks that accompany a poignant message.

Whether that be inclusivity size-wise or prints native to their roots, adding these pieces to your closet is a great way to support artists of color while turning heads at the same time. Scroll on to discover some of the best up-and-coming labels catering to diverse audiences and snag something for your next hiking trip to bike ride before sizes sell out.

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