Equinox rooftop workout

The staff at Equinox is taking folks to new heights. Eddie Carrington and other trainers demonstrated an outdoor class on the rooftop of an Equinox club in Manhattan.

New York's 750-mile Empire State Trail completed

A 750-mile trail spanning New York state that is expected to attract millions of cyclists, hikers, and runners every year is complete. The mostly off-road trail runs north from New York City through the Hudson and Champlain Valleys to Canada and from Albany to Buffalo along the Erie Canal.

Many fitness studios and gyms still waiting for green light

New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have mostly made decisions and imposed restrictions in unison the last six months. One exception to that strategy pertains to the reopening of gyms, which reopened in parts of New York state on Monday but not in New York City.

Still no news about reopening gyms

A coalition of owners of gyms and fitness studios in New York are demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo work with them on a reopening timeline. They say they want to be part of the solution. But the governor said health clubs need to stay closed indefinitely. Reported by Jennifer Williams

Defiant NJ gym again opens despite closure order amid virus

The owners of a New Jersey gym that has repeatedly defied Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order to remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic have once again reopened the facility less than a week after their arrests on contempt charges.

NJ gym owners defy closure order

The owners of Atilis Gym in Bellmawr kicked down plywood boards covering their gym Saturday to let in customers for workouts, defying Gov. Phil Murphy's order to remain closed.