GREENSBORO, N.C. — Folks are doing everything they can to make sure their hygiene practices are in tip-top shape, but what about their physical health?
With coronavirus precautions taking place across the country, finding an open gym can be a challenge during this time of social distancing.
Planet Fitness has come up with a way to virtually help you stick to your workout routine.
The company is offering FREE online at-home workouts to everyone even non-members.
The classes will be streamed on the Planet Fitness Facebook page daily, at 7 p.m. ET. Workouts can be viewed later for those who are unable to join the live stream.
The online program called ‘United We Move’ is taught by a certified trainer. The company even hints at celebrity guests for the 20-minutes (or less) workouts.
No equipment is needed for your workout turned ‘work-in.
The online work-ins can help relieve stress, while gyms alter hours and temporarily close during these changing times amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FACTS NOT FEAR
Remember facts, not fear when talking about the coronavirus. You should take the same measures recommended by health leaders to prevent the spread of the flu and other viruses. That means washing your hands, avoiding touching your face, and covering coughs and sneezes.
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NC CORONAVIRUS HOTLINE
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