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F45 Studios in New Zealand anticipate member surge

F45 Studios in New Zealand anticipate member surge
June 1, 2020

As New Zealand's Coronavirus restrictions are eased, F45 Training has released a statement advising that it will implement a number of updated measures to adhere to social distancing guidelines to prioritise the health and safety of all its staff and members.

Advising that it is "preparing for an influx of members eager to return to their local studio", the franchise is advising that it is implementing the following solutions as each facility reopens:

• In-studio class numbers will be reduced significantly and workouts will be modified to create a non-shared equipment solution;
• Members will be assigned to a fixed station for the entire workout to help maintain social distancing guidelines and eliminate person-to-person contact and sharing of equipment;
• Members will also be assigned a different station each class to ensure variety in each workout as each station will utilise different equipment. This streamlined method will allow studio owners to track members coming in and out of the gym;
• Studios will integrate more time between classes allowing for thorough sanitisation throughout the day while managing the increased demand for in-studio workouts following the isolation period; and
• Studios will schedule more regular classes encouraging F45’ers to train throughout the day with more members working from home, work/life balance is here to stay.

Explaining that the new flexible schedule will fit with how many people are working, F45 Training Ambassador, Cory George advised "during the past few months we’ve had time to reflect and prioritise what is important to us. It’s more evident than ever that health and fitness are essential for both your physical and mental wellbeing.

"We are excited to get back to the studio with F45’ers across the country and have developed an updated workout schedule to suit members’ new routines while adhering to social distancing guidelines. The response from our community has been overwhelmingly positive - it’s that energy and community environment that continues to inspires us to achieve our health and fitness goals together."

F45 has advised that it will continue to offer its F45 Live classes and further develop its on-demand F45 Challenge app.

Image: F45 Training Ambassador, Cory George with a member.

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