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Health professionals who sign the “Medical Endorsement of Exercise & Lifestyle Medicine” letter affirm "[health] clubs provide a place for our patients to work on their physical and mental health and experience much-needed socialization in a safe, controlled environment.”
Medical and public health experts speak on the critical need to keep gyms open. Lawmakers loosen restrictions on health and fitness clubs.
IHRSA health and fitness clubs sent a letter to the European Union asking that they reconsider recently imposed tariffs on U.S. exercise equipment.
Gym owners spoke to members of the media about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on their businesses during a recent IHRSA roundtable press event.
Findings from the University of Oregon’s Consulting Group (OCG) demonstrates that health clubs do not pose the same risk as other venues like bars and restaurants. An analysis of Colorado data shows no statistically significant link between fitness club attendance and COVID-19 cases.
IHRSA launches the Active & Safe Commitment at a time when exercise is more important than ever to global health.
The United Health & Fitness Federation brought pertinent IHRSA resources to Indian lawmakers in hopes of reopening health and fitness clubs. Now members can return and work on improving their overall health.
With a shift in presidency and coronavirus cases rising, IHRSA is being proactive, contacting every U.S. governor to ask that they keep health clubs open and explain how clubs can be part of the solution.
Some media outlets have reported findings of a new study suggesting gyms are a high-risk venue for COVID-19 transmission, but the key findings of this study point to a different conclusion, namely that gyms are less risky than many other indoor places studied and capacity limits are an effective means to reduce transmission while mitigating economic harm.