Some gyms throughout the nation are closing, however that does not imply you may’t exercise. Planet Fitness, one of many nation’s largest chain gyms, is providing free on-line lessons beginning in the present day, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The at-home exercises started streaming on the corporate’s Facebook page March 16. These lessons are open to anybody, together with non-members.
“Our daily routines have changed in unexpected ways, and we know that people may not be able to get to the gym. That’s why we’re offering a free, daily virtual fitness class for everyone on Planet Fitness’ Facebook page from Monday through Friday,” mentioned Jeremy Tucker, chief advertising officer of Planet Fitness.
The exercises shall be live-streamed at 7 p.m. ET every day for the following two weeks. And if you cannot make it reside, the exercises shall be out there on-demand on Facebook and in Planet Fitness’ YouTube channel. No tools is required, and the lessons final 20 minutes or much less.
Tucker mentioned that digital lessons “will be led by Planet Fitness certified trainers, as well as special guests like ‘The Biggest Loser’ coach and fitness trainer Erica Lugo, among others. The home workouts will offer tools to combat stress, while providing motivation and inspiration sure to keep us all physically and mentally fit.”
With President Donald Trump on Monday calling for Americans to keep away from social gatherings of greater than 10 folks, most gyms will really feel the impression instantly.
“We are calling this movement ‘United We Move’ because we know that the best way to stay healthy both physically and mentally is to stay active,” added Tucker.
The gymnasium chain has constantly grown its income prior to now three years, with a complete income stream of $174.four million for 2018.