Studies suggest that breaking up a working day with physical activity while reducing the number of hours sitting can improve productivity. Picture: 123RF/DIANA VYSHNIAKOVA
Studies suggest that breaking up a working day with physical activity while reducing the number of hours sitting can improve productivity. Picture: 123RF/DIANA VYSHNIAKOVA

August marks five months without gyms — and that means five months without work for the fitness industry. For some, it means five months without the mental sanity that gyms offer, whether you work in the industry  or are just a fitness fan.

Michael Avery speaks to Gisèle Wertheim Aymes, founder of World of Longevity; Nikki Cockroft, the global chief marketing and technology officer for Virgin Active Global; Boris Leyck, founder and MD of Bodytec SA; Emma Heap, director of UK-based Sudor.fit; and Jenni Rivett, an international fitness and wellness consultant who once trained the late Princess Diana, about the impact of the continued shutdown of gyms on the industry.

Or listen to the full audio:

Subscribe for free episodes: iono.fm | Spotify Apple Podcasts Pocket Casts | Player.fm

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments?
Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.