June 14, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

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Royal Oak has revoked an outdoor-use permit issued to the owner of a fitness studio following multiple noise complaints, but the owner wants to appeal the decision at Monday’s City Commission meeting.

The city has issued scores of COVID temporary use permits since the pandemic hit last year to help businesses survive.

One of them was given last summer to Tiffany’s Training, a gym at 219 E. 12 Mile Road in a strip mall at the northeast corner of Rochester Road.

Since then at least two people from a nearby apartment building have made seven noise complaints to police

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We found all the best ways to workout in the Hamptons this summer.

The unofficial start of summer is mere days away, which means that we’re reached the season of weekend getaways. If you’re heading to the Hamptons this summer and you’re wondering where to get in a good workout (that is, once you’ve finally made it out East after sitting in endless hours of traffic while attempting vacate the sweltering sauna that is New York summer), we’ve got you covered.

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But boutique gyms that pivoted to the web during the pandemic say they aren’t ditching virtual training entirely. They expect the future of exercising to involve a mix of in-person classes and at-home workouts.

“Our clients want to be back in the studio,” said Stephanie Schon, president of The Bar Method, a barre exercise chain with more than 90 studios that also offers on-demand classes online. But she noted that the studio’s typical customer is busy. “She juggles a lot and has really learned to appreciate the convenience that our digital offerings have allowed her at home.”

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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Some low-intensity, indoor fitness classes were already running Wednesday morning, a day after the province gave them the green light as part of the reopening plan.

Jenny Wong with SWEAT Vancity Studio says it’s a huge relief to see some restrictions lift, adding they are “definitely seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.”

“We had people emailing me before we even put out our own announcements that we were reopening today. And we did have our first two in-studio classes this morning. And … the energy’s high, the buzz is high,” she says. 

“People

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With COVID cases dropping and vaccination rates rising, gyms have finally been allowed to reopen, allowing us to feel safe returning to Pilates, spin class, or HIIT sessions. Studios have gone to great lengths to make their classes safer, like installing advanced air-filtration systems and instituting new requirements like temperature checks and hands-off adjustments during class. And although the coronavirus doesn’t primarily

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New York is loosening some Covid-19 restrictions this week, signaling a step toward normalcy for a wide range of businesses. But for fitness studios such as Y7 Studio, Barry’s Bootcamp and Mile High Run Club that managed to endure a year of devastated sales, the fight for survival is hardly over.

They must navigate fast-changing and confusing rules. New York has said fitness centers can operate at 50% capacity as of May 15th, but also says that, as of Wednesday, it is not basing capacity limits for businesses on a percentage of maximum occupancy, but rather on how many people

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