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Gyms reopen in CDMX; these are the measures of the New Normal


This Monday, September 21, the gyms in Mexico City, after more than five months of inactivity due to coronavirus pandemic.

These centers must operate at 30 percent of its capacity and it only allows them to carry out individual activities, provided that they carry out all sanitary measures.

In order not to lose contact with their clients, some entrepreneurs in the field were creative and kept users active through social networks.

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We were offering users alternatives to train, we were posting our workouts for free on Instagram and other social networks and we also made virtual groups to teach classes through zoom, ”said Ulises Treviño, from the Legend of Fitness gym.

On a tour made by Image Group In the Alamos, Algarín and Narvarte neighborhoods, it was observed that several gyms are still closed.

Some owners are adapting the facilities to be able to receive clients with the sanitary measures required by the authorities.

While others started from this Monday.

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To begin with, it is a limited space, we are at 30 percent capacity to respect the healthy distance of all those who come to train, the service is by appointment, there are 10 people maximum to whom we have access to train “

You must bring two pairs of tennis shoes, the pair from the street that you arrive with is sanitized, they take your temperature, you put on clean tennis shoes, then you are offered hand gel and so they can go up to take a class. All the material is sanitized after each class and between each class a cleaning is done in the entire area where the work was carried out, we also have general sanitation every week ”, explained the trainer.

Among the provisions for the new normal, it was indicated that the operation of saunas and steam baths is prohibited.

To some gyms in the city have nothing left but to close permanently, due to the high costs of rent and the payroll of employees that they had to absorb after several months of being inactive due to the health emergency.

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