From on-demand video libraries to rooftop classes, boutique workout spots broadened beyond their tight spaces.
Tossing their masks, jumping on side-by-side treadmills, sharing peanuts next to fellow sports fans, the vaccinated find special freedoms await.
In her new graphic memoir, “The Secret to Superhuman Strength,” Bechdel turns to her relationship to exercise and a lifelong interest in what connects mind and body.
Indoor fitness classes, which often result in heavy breathing in poorly ventilated rooms, can be risky. Here’s a guide to help you decide if your gym is doing enough to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Coronavirus cases at fitness centers in Chicago and Honolulu were linked to carelessness about masks and symptoms, federal health officials found.
As we listlessly hoist our home dumbbells, let’s take a deep breath and reflect on a lost epicenter of New York City fitness culture.
“I’m in for $31,000 a year,” a fashion consultant says. That covers a trainer, a nutritionist, an age management doctor and “tons of supplements.”
The workouts are real, even if the impossibly beautiful scenery is not.
Forced to close its physical location because of the pandemic, a Long Island gym has adapted to its members’ settings and abilities, creating an entirely new type of fitness community.
Inequalities are especially pronounced in English youth soccer, where only a handful of clubs have kept training open for future female professionals, while boys at the same level play on.
Despite police raids and the threat of heavy fines, some health clubs have stayed open in an act of defiance against a coronavirus lockdown.
City gyms were allowed to reopen on Sept. 2, but lingering concerns about indoor workouts mean many may not endure.
How a Liverpool gym led a local rebellion against the government’s inscrutable rules.
About 27,000 bikes were affected by the recall, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
A women’s health club in Kandahar challenges conservative Afghan traditions that vilify exercise for women. Many work out secretly.
Can anything good come from obsessing over a South Korean bodybuilder on social media?
Expect less crowds, but no group activities like spin classes or yoga.
The governor’s announcement that health clubs could reopen came with several caveats, including that facilities would be limited to a third of their capacity.
Instructor walkouts and motivational messages in a predominantly white industry decimated by the coronavirus.
Getting other people sick isn’t an “individual choice.”
In an unusual experiment, researchers found no coronavirus infections among thousands of people allowed to return to their gyms.
Greg Glassman, who started a fitness movement that’s grown for decades, spun CrossFit into a disaster in just days.
CrossFit inspires extreme devotion. Now it’s repelling sponsors and gym affiliates and alienating its community.
After fitness enthusiasts were forced to reimagine how they could keep in shape, demand led to a shortage of workout equipment.
Landlords and building managers are working out the logistics of inviting residents back into amenity spaces safely.
In February and March, 112 people were infected with the Covid-19 virus in South Korea because of Zumba classes.
It was the gold standard of indoor-cycling classes. Then everybody went home.