Reopening Plans for Small Gyms

Dr. Ron Hershow, professor of epidemiology, analyzed reopening plans for gyms for Block Club Chicago.  He noted small gyms may have an easier time maintaining sanitation and capacity controls, but larger gyms may have greater ability to establish social distancing.

It’s not a black-and-white thing where one size is safer than the other.  The big, cavernous gyms have more room to space people out on machines, while smaller gyms have a greater level of intimacy during workouts.

Dr. Ron Hershow  |  Professor of Epidemiology

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