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.

Yoga, Pilates reopens in New Jersey

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.

Outdoor gym workouts

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.

Restaurant-goers in Connecticut wary of indoor dining

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.

Gym owners consider suing NY to open in Phase Four

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.