Gyms are now installing ‘workout pods’ so people can exercise safely amid COVID-19 pandemic
Most gyms have reopened on the First Coast and many are taking the necessary precautions to curb the spread of COVID-19. Still, others around the country have gone as far as installing workout pods to host classes safely.
Here’s the Buzz: They’re made with shower curtains and pipes. Gyms say it is a cheaper and more effective solution than other measures like plexiglass. The workout pods guarantee gym-goers are at least 10-feet apart.
While virtual fitness classes continue to be a popular resource, people have started returning to the gym.
Pieces of cardio equipment, weights, benches and other machines will be marked as out of use in most places, as a result of keeping customers a safe distance apart