Q: What Safety Measures Should Gyms Adopt?

While health clubs are starting to reopen, 35% of respondents would not feel comfortable exercising at a gym for at least one year.


However, 1/2 of respondents indicated they would be willing to workout at a gym within the next 6 months, including 12% would like to get back in the gym ASAP.


To ensure the safety of members and employees during reopening, health clubs will need to implement new safety procedures. Below are the health and safety precautions, listed in order of perceived importance, that respondents would like to see implemented in health clubs upon reopening. Higher values indicate greater levels of importance to respondents.


Last updated on June 15, 2020. Please check back for updates. Preliminary results based on 188 online survey respondents in the United States. Data from May 29, 2020 through June 1, 2020. For more information about our survey techniques, click here to visit our Methods page.

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