These Prime Day Fitness Deals Will Totally Upgrade Your Stay-At-Home Gym

In 2020, gyms shut down — and, for many of us, so did our fitness routines. But then we took a chance on workout equipment: creating our own personal gyms inside our living spaces, free of overpriced membership fees and impossible to get into 7 a.m. classes. Now that we’re workout-from-home pros AND Amazon Prime Day is upon us, it’s a smart time to affordably add some new exercise equipment to our favorite fitness studio in town (aka our apartment).

Ahead, find the best Prime Day deals on everything from indoor bikes to exercise balls, dumbbell sets, and activewear essentials that will give your personal-gym setup a major equipment upgrade.

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This Smart Home Gym Is The Future Of Fitness

JaxJox, which makes a smart personalized home gym that uses AI to track and improve your performance and give you a wellness score, just scored itself. The Seattle-based fit tech company announced today that it has raised $10 million to bring its JaxJox “interactive fitness studio” to market.

The company also announced an exclusive retail partnership with Best Buy, and customers can get the fitness studio installed by Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

The system consists of a 43” touchscreen TV that can display fitness classes as well as data about your performance. The screen rotates both horizontally and vertically, and tilts if you’re doing floor exercises. Crucially, however, JaxJox isn’t just about cardio: the system has integrated smart dumbbells and a smart kettlebell — both configurable for different weights — that also report performance data. There’s also a “smart push-up device” and a vibrating,

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Prime Day Golf, Fitness & Sports Deals 2020: Early Treadmill, Exercise Bike, Nike & Adidas Apparel, Golf & Gym Equipment Sales Identified by Save Bubble

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amazon Prime Day 2020 researchers at Save Bubble have shared the latest early sports and fitness deals for Amazon Prime Day 2020, featuring deals on golf apparel and equipment, stationary bikes, treadmills, ellipticals, running shoes, sportswear and more. Check out the full range of deals in the list below.

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Want some more Adidas, Nike, and more fitness gear deals? Click here to shop the entire selection of deals on the Amazon Prime Day page.

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Prime Day gives shoppers an exciting opportunity to take advantage of a huge number of deals across Amazon’s broad range of products.

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In Former Taliban Stronghold, Defiant Women Hit the Gym

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Homa Yusafzai felt terrible. Her weight was up, she had diabetes and high blood pressure, and at just 27 she felt lethargic and depressed.

Then she heard that Kandahar’s first health club for women had just opened — the miracle she had been waiting for, she thought. Her husband at first refused to let her join. Kandahar is a deeply conservative city, a former headquarters of the Taliban where men still dictate the most prosaic details of women’s lives.

But ultimately, he relented, and Ms. Yusafzai now works out six days a week, straining through hand-weight repetitions and pounding a treadmill. In six months, she said, she had shed almost 50 pounds, lowered her blood pressure and brought her diabetes under control.

“I feel so healthy and I have more energy — I’m so happy,” she said as she rested between workouts.

The health club was opened

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Spin Classes Lead To Twenty One People With Coronavirus From One Gym

A spin class gym in the Canadian city of Hamilton has been linked with an outbreak of 21 cases of Covid-19, with a further 100 people potentially exposed. The news was originally reported in the local press and cases have so far been found in one staff member and 20 patrons.

The outbreak comes amid months of speculation as to whether gyms and other indoor facilities hosting fitness classes are high-risk during the pandemic.

Concerns seem to focus on two main aspects of gyms which may make them high risk environments for viral transmission:

1) The number of high-touch surfaces, which may be used by multiple gym goers without effective sanitizing between uses, including weights, mats and machines. However, scientists generally now think that the risk

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Fitness competition returns to Delray Beach gym

DEKA STRONG, a socially distanced fitness competition, will take place at Slash Fitness in Delray Beach on Saturday, Oct. 24.

The event is a follow-up to the successful and safe “DEKAFIT STRONG Activation,” which took place in August at Slash Fitness and featured 50 gym members as well as 10 gyms from around the state for a “Battle of the Gyms” competition.

“It’s been a rough few months for many of us when it comes to working out, staying fit and challenging ourselves,” said Slash Fitness co-owner Joe Ardagna. “As humans, we need goals, and in hosting this event, it is our hope to motivate participants to try hard, push themselves, and get stronger and healthier overall. We look forward to hosting this fun and memorable event in a safe manner.”

DEKAFIT, a premium, functional fitness program by the creators of Spartan, is hosting the competition for all local fitness

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SilverSneakers: Gym Access, Online Fitness Classes and More

SilverSneakers is a program that gives Medicare-eligible adults access to gyms, community centers, online fitness classes, healthy living discounts and a fitness app and more. SilverSneakers is included in many Medicare Advantage plans and some Medical Supplement plans.

What is SilverSneakers?

Exercise is a crucial part of staying healthy for people of all ages, including older adults. Federal health guidelines recommend that adults participate in at least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity — or a combination of the two.

The SilverSneakers program is designed to help older Americans reach those goals by providing access to fitness facilities, online fitness classes and online workouts. Members get a basic membership to participating gyms and other locations, which typically includes access to cardio and strength equipment and amenities like pools and walking tracks.

Exercise classes may include cardio and strength classes, water

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Seymour gym closes amid pandemic



a sign above a storefront on a brick building: CW Fitness, a Seymour gym in business for four years, closed its doors on Sunday. Sept. 27, 2020. The gym located in the Klarides Village Shopping Center on Bank Street, is the latest business to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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CW Fitness, a Seymour gym in business for four years, closed its doors on Sunday. Sept. 27, 2020. The gym located in the Klarides Village Shopping Center on Bank Street, is the latest business to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.


SEYMOUR — CW Fitness, a Valley gym in business for four years, closed its doors on Sunday.

The gym located in the Klarides Village Shopping Center on Bank Street, is the latest business to close because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Owner Chris Wares announced the closing on the gym’s Facebook page. On Monday morning, there was sign on the door that thanked members for “four great years.”

Wares said, “2020 has changed the fitness industry along with many others. I see full service big box, membership gyms being a thing of the past very soon.”

Ware went on Facebook Live to thank members

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How to build a home gym and fitness routine

We are well into the coronavirus pandemic, and although some gyms and fitness classes are open around the Seattle area, many people are also looking into how they can stay fit at home. Especially as we get deeper into fall.

Hunter Hazen, owner of Giant Lifting, a fitness equipment store in Bonney Lake, said he’s “seen a significant influx in the demand for fitness equipment from both new and existing customers, since the start of the pandemic.”

If you’re trying to build an at-home gym, or just get some sort of fitness routine together, here are some tips from Hazen and Laura Su, a Seattle-based personal trainer and nutrition coach.

Assess your space

Are you living in a studio apartment? Do you have an empty office? Do you have a whole basement or garage you can work out in? Figuring out how much space you have will partially determine

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Gym Assistant releases new SmartPhone systems to help Health & Fitness businesses during COVID-19

Gym Assistant releases new SmartPhone systems to help Health & Fitness businesses during COVID-19

Gym Assistant has released a new SmartPhone Access system for Health and Fitness Club Operators and Members.

Alameda, California – September 15, 2020 – Gym Assistant software (developed by Bio-Logic Inc.) has released a new SmartPhone Access & Check-in system that assists Health & Fitness club operators during COVID-19.

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During the current COVID-19 public health emergency environment in the United States, the handling of cards/fobs or touching keypads or biometrics can be perceived as potential health risks.  To offer improvements with this Gym Assistant has released their new Gym Assistant SmartPhone Access & Check-in systems so that users can minimize physical touchpoints.

When asked about the new SmartPhone Access & Check-in systems for Health & Fitness club operators, the Company spokesperson said,

“The new Gym Assistant SmartPhone Access & Check-in systems allow gym owners to provide convenient, reliable and secure access to any user with the Gym Assistant partner SmartApp

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