YMCA, fitness centers shift to virtual workouts | Business

With gyms and fitness centers closed across the state during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the landscape of physical fitness has evolved from a sprawling facility to a rectangle connected by a power cord. Not having access to a gym does not have to mean taking a fitness break. Online courses are here, and with a little space and an internet connection, that popular cardio session does not have to go away. The Harrison Family YMCA in Rocky Mount is…

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3 On Your Side: Another Arizona gym racks up complaints about cancella…

PHOENIX (3 On Your Side) – Complaints against gyms are mounting as Arizonans encounter issues canceling their memberships during the coronavirus pandemic. As 3 On Your Side reported Wednesday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich sent letters to Planet Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Mountainside Fitness requesting that they abandon their in-person-only cancellation policies while gyms are forced to remain closed. “Quite frankly, it’s a little bit ridiculous that with everything going on, we’re talking about social distancing, we’re…

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NFL Star Julian Edelman Hosts Planet Fitness Live At-Home Workout

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is teaming up with Planet Fitness today to bring you a live at-home workout to help keep you fit during the coronavirus quarantine. Edelman, a Super Bowl MVP and three-time champion, is a prime candidate to help you to stay fit. The Edelman workout will be a 20-minute, equipment-free muscle burner. The receiver will go live on Planet Fitness’ Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST. Planet Fitness has also been streaming live…

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5 Fitness Stocks for the “Modern World”

There are so many unique facets to the new Coronavirus economy. With it is a myriad of losers like airlines, hotels, and restaurants. But also a new group of winners are emerging that I have discussed such as tech for work @ home, cleaning supplies,  and “stock up” retail winners. Now let’s turn our attention to another group of stocks that are enjoying tailwinds from more people staying at home and thus working out at home; Peleton Interactive (PTON),…

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2 Stocks Poised to Thrive in Volatile Times: Planet Fitness (PLNT), Ce…

The recent performance of Planet Fitness (NYSE:PLNT) stock in the market spoke loud and clear to investors as PLNT saw more than 2.09M shares in trading volumes in the last trading session, way higher than the average trading volume of 2.09M shares by far recorded in the movement of Planet Fitness (PLNT). At the time the stock opened at the value of $48.61, making it a high for the given period, the value of the stock dropped by -3.61%….

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Stock futures open little changed after rally

Stock futures were roughly flat Monday evening after a regular-session rally sent the Dow higher by 690 points, or 3.2%. The jump sent the Dow and S&P 500 higher for their fourth time in five sessions, and came after a smattering of positive health-care developments helped blunt some fears surrounding reports of a still-rising coronavirus case count, extended stay-at-home orders, and strained hospital infrastructure in the cities hit hardest by the outbreak. Johnson & Johnson said Monday it planned…

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More than $1,000 in groceries donated to Salvation Army – News – Monro…

By Daily Telegram staff Sunday Mar 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM Third-annual Supermarket Sweep charity event the biggest and best yet ADRIAN — Nearly 500 grocery items and more than $1,000 in donations were collected during this year’s Supermarket Sweep charity event Feb. 12 at Country Market in Adrian and hosted by American 1 Credit Union. The third annual Supermarket Sweep featured 10 businesses competing as teams to not only collect as many grocery items as they possibly could on…

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Gyms facing backlash for billing during shutdown

Just about everyone is watching their monthly bills during this economic crisis. So many gym members are asking why they still have to pay their membership dues, when their gym is closed. Michael Buchanan loves working out. He lifts weights several times a week at LA Fitness in Cincinnati. Like other gyms, it’s now closed, as has been since March 15th. But he paid for the full month of March, and worries that he could be billed again in…

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Letters to the Editor for Saturday, March 28

Trump proves his inability to govern I briefly watched the Orange Raccoon on March 19 and was struck by something he said. He was whining (as usual) because the governors were requesting that the feds actually contribute to the battle against COVID-19 by helping with supplies like respirators and ventilators.His response that the feds were not “shipping clerks” made me realize that shipping clerk might be one of the few jobs that the Raccoon is capable of.Remember his skill…

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Advisor Group Inc. Sells 3,456 Shares of Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT…

Advisor Group Inc. decreased its stake in shares of Planet Fitness Inc (NYSE:PLNT) by 44.6% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,290 shares of the company’s stock after selling 3,456 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Planet Fitness were worth $320,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. A number of other institutional investors also recently…

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