As people, restaurants, and stores try to limit exposure to the public during the coronavirus outbreak, gyms have also had to adjust their operations.
The following list includes the latest actions taken by some of the largest fitness chains in the U.S. (Note: Not all gym locations are corporate-owned franchise-owned locations may be operating under different guidelines.)
Gold’s Gym is offering free workouts for non-members.
Gold’s Gym as of March 16 has closed all company-owned and franchised locations.
Gold’s is offering its premium app, Gold’s Amp, for free until May 31, 2020. Visit Golds Gym online, and enter promo code FIT60. The app offers over 600 audio and video workouts and hundreds of DJ mixes to keep you moving in the gym, outside, or at home.
Planet Fitness is hosting free “work-ins” on Facebook live.
Planet Fitness is closed in areas with a government mandate. They are offering the general public free online workouts via Facebook Live. The 20-minute, equipment-free fitness sessions go live at 7 p.m. EST each day until they reopen.
24 Hour Fitness offers Zoom group workouts, YouTube workouts and a free app.
- Download their 24GO training app for free right now (reg. $3.99/mo.)
- Or access their Zoom group training sessions for free online.
- Or check out their YouTube channel 24GO Live for free workouts.
Anytime Fitness offers a Coach Care Connect program for everyone.
Anytime Fitness, which is operated by individual franchise owners, has all of their locations close, but is offering thousands of workouts and coaching that can be done from home through their Coach Care Connect program on Facebook.
Each morning at 8:30 AM CST, Anytime Fitness staff hosts live workouts designed to be done at home without any gym equipment. They are 10 to 20 minutes in length.
Crunch Fitness offers a free 45-day trial of Crunch Live.
Crunch, which is operated by individual franchise owners, has had numerous locations close but is offering members more than 100 workouts for free using their Crunch Live platform. Non-members can get free access to the Crunch Live Platform with a free 45-day trial.
Equinox is offering free workouts to Instagram followers.
LA Fitness offers members live at-home workouts in their app.
OrangeTheory is owning YouTube with daily at home workouts.
SoulCycle is taking over satellite radio with workouts on SiriusXM.
SoulCycle has temporarily closed all their locations in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. But, they are doing instructor-guided workouts with curated playlists on SirusXM.
Beach Body On Demand is offering free workouts for two weeks.