“It is now time to open Texas 100%,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced March 2, about a year after the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the U.S.
While there is no straightforward answer whether it is time to completely reopen—businesses and counties can still implement restrictions and mask-wearing requirements—what’s clear is it’s time to focus on the health and well-being of the populace the fitness industry serves.
In this week’s Take 5, IHRSA Interim President & CEO Brent Darden urges industry leaders to join us for the United We Rise: Stronger than Ever action event. He also shares insights on a report out of China that underlines the industry’s resilience, gives a GYMS Act update, and more.
Watch the full video for all of the latest news. You can also read the transcript below.