Americans Are Ready to Get Back to the Gym

Studies from Orangetheory Fitness show consumers are looking to return to their pre-pandemic workout routines

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Since the pandemic hit early last year, Americans have been participating in online workout sessions, ordering new fitness equipment and gear to their homes and making do with what they have. A new study from Orangetheory Fitness, however, shows that 68% of people say their fitness routine took an understandable hit.

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Seven in 10 Americans say they miss the workout routine they had before Covid-19, and 30% specifically miss exercising in a gym. The findings show that, after over a year of trying to make working out at home work for them, consumers are experiencing “basement burnout,” with almost half suffering from monotony in their fitness regimes and and an overall lack of motivation.




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