California Gym Gets Creative And Reopens With Individual ‘Workout Pods’ Made From Shower Curtains To Maintain Social Distancing

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South Bay Fitness in Redondo Beach has a creative way to maintain social distancing while people workout.

This the gym reopened with individual workout pods by using shower curtains and pipers that will make sure members are not next to each other when they visit for workout classes,

When gyms are available to reopen on Monday in California, South Bay fitness will only allow 9 members at a time which is half the gym’s usual capacity.

It’s been really tough, we weren’t sure if we were gonna [be] able to reopen again,” Sapsin said. “But because now that we’ve come up with this solution, it’s a lot more affordable and, now, we can reopen back up a little more safer and healthier for our clients.”

Only nine gymgoers will be allowed inside at a time, nearly half the gym’s usual capacity, he said.

Counties that have received state approval to accelerate their reopening — including Los Angeles County — gave the green light to gyms, fitness centers and other venues to reopen starting Friday.

Here’s a video from KTVLA of what the gym looks like in person with the pods.