PureGym, one of the UK's largest fitness chains, said: "We understand that these decisions are not easy, but it is a strange ‘war on obesity’ that sees pubs and restaurants open before gyms." … [Read more...] about Gyms reopening: What will the new rules be?
Gym machines and their uses
Clean machines before and after use; this will ensure your exercise area is ready for you before you start and also clean for whoever comes next. Give the machines a clean down with either a folded paper towel, spritzed at least twice with cleaning spray, or with sanitising wipes. Both will be provided in PureGyms. Don’t spray cleaning fluid directly onto the machinery as it could push anything sitting on the surface into the air. Be careful around screens and electrics - while it’s important to wipe these down if you’re touching them, don’t let screens get too damp. Focus your cleaning on the main touch points of equipment including any handles, seats, adjustment points and buttons you may press. Be sure to clean under your phone and water bottle - if you rested any of your own belongings on the equipment, or the water bottle holder, make sure to give these areas a wipe over too. Wait a few seconds after wiping down. The cleaning liquid will need a few moments … [Read more...] about Gyms reopening: How to clean weights and cardio machines after you’ve used them
If you’ve exhausted victory gardens and sourdough loaves as far as quarantine hobbies go, now is as good a time as any to get into podcasting. We asked a bunch of podcast professionals about their essential gear for podcasting from home, and many of them namechecked the Yeti X mic. Emma Gray, a co-host of HuffPost’s The Bachelor podcast Here to Make Friends, says, “This thing makes me feel like I’m back in the studio. When I hear my voice filtered through it, I don’t want to swear off ever listening to myself again.” Unlike a lot of gadgets, she says it’s easy to set up, “even if you aren’t a wildly tech-savvy podcaster.” … [Read more...] about 9 Products That Delighted Us Last Week: From Sport Shorts to Mosquito-Repellent Shawls