Obesity seems to put people at higher risk for getting very sick if they’re infected with the coronavirus, and doctors are trying to figure out why.
Gyms were allowed to reopen across New York City on Wednesday at 6 a.m. but with restrictions and changes.
Health clubs, boutique fitness studios, and other business have the green light.
Weights are becoming increasingly harder to find — with some back-ordered until the fall — as more people bulk up on home gym equipment as the world spends more time at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Cuomo announced that gyms will be allowed to reopen for the first time since March.
Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo said going to a gym is a dangerous activity, but on Friday he announced that guidelines for fitness studios to reopen in New York would be released Monday.
A U.K. doctor decided to run 22 miles while wearing a mask to help reassure anyone who has seen misinformation on social media claiming masks drop oxygen levels, that for the most part, it's simply not true.
The pandemic has forced the Sunrise Day Camp Long Island to go virtual.
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
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.
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.
Yoga, Pilates and martial arts instructors in New Jersey are now allowed to hold small classes indoors as long as they do not exceed 25 percent capacity and guests must wear a mask during their workout.
Is it safe to go to the gym during the pandemic? It depends on where you live and the precautions you and the gym take.
Going outside has many physical and mental health benefits. Just make sure you take precautions amid the pandemic.
Power 10 Fitness Club in Port Washington set up equipment in its outdoor parking lot so that members can get their sweat on.
Some health and fitness clubs on Long Island are taking the workouts outside so that people can stay in shape in a safer environment amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Outdoor dining has drawn crowds across the tristate area but as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge elsewhere in the country, many restaurants in Connecticut have seen hesitation from customers when it comes to dining inside.
After it was announced on Tuesday that gyms in New York would not be allowed to reopen in Phase Four, roughly 30 owners of small fitness studios formed a coalition to potentially pursue legal action against the state.
Many runners will miss the ritual of the marathon this year. Can virtual races fill some of that void?