Latest Exercise News

Schools settle with teacher who sued over transgender policy

Nov. 16, 2021 11:43 AM EST

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A northern Virginia school system has settled with a gym teacher who sued over the district's policy requiring teachers to address transgender students by their pronouns. The Loudoun County school board agreed to permanently reinstate physical...

Proof of vax required as strict mandate takes effect in LA

Nov. 07, 2021 10:51 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yoga studio owner David Gross felt relieved after Los Angeles passed a vaccine mandate that is among the strictest in the country, a measure taking effect Monday that requires proof of shots for everyone entering a wide variety of businesses from restaurants to shopping...

Supply chain woes lead to pricy outdoor recreation products

Nov. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — There are millions of dollars of camping equipment and apparel stuck on ships sitting in a harbor right now. That’s a big part of the reason the company Kelty — known for its backpacks and sleeping bags — will be raising prices later this month. ...

Peloton hits the wall after sprinting through pandemic

Nov. 05, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Peloton suffered its worst day as a publicly traded company Friday after telling investors that it will likely lose more money than it had expected in fiscal 2022. The exercise bike and treadmill company thrived during the pandemic, recording...

NYC Marathon returns from pandemic pause for 50th running

Nov. 05, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Muhrcke was an amateur when he became the first runner to cross the finish line at a New York City Marathon, and none of the 54 men who followed him were pros, either. Which isn't to say they weren't serious. “They turned the...

Planet Fitness gives cardio equipment to Detroit firehouses

Oct. 31, 2021 09:17 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Planet Fitness is donating and will help install treadmills and stationary bicycles in each of Detroit’s 38 firehouses. The treadmills and stationary bicycles will be used by firefighters and emergency medical personnel during their shifts and allow...

Yoga classes come to downtown Cramerton

Oct. 30, 2021 00:14 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Less than a year after Tina Berens moved to Charlotte, she began to consider staying. She began looking for houses, eventually making an offer on a home in Cramerton she hadn’t yet seen in person. “I just loved it,” she said. “I actually...

Fitness founder revamps Genoa Township gym, plans expansion

Oct. 25, 2021 01:02 AM EDT

HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — Tyler Koronich grew up in Howell and opened his first TRVFIT Fitness gym there in 2013 when he was in his early 20s. The company now has 16 locations, including 15 in Michigan and one in Johnson City, Tennessee. Koronich, now...

California's 'Surf City USA' beach reopens after oil spill

Oct. 11, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Surfers and swimmers returned to the waves Monday at a popular Southern California beach that was shut for more than a week after an undersea pipeline leaked crude oil into the ocean. The reopening of Huntington Beach — dubbed “Surf...

San Francisco Bay Area to drop some indoor mask mandates

Oct. 07, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several San Francisco Bay Area counties will begin loosening mask requirements for certain indoor public settings, including offices, gyms, college classrooms and churches, once they reach low COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates and at least 80% of the total...