Gym Owners With Huge Weight Off Shoulder as COVID Restrictions Finally LiftedSouth Bay gym owners and users expressed relief and happiness over the state's lifting of most COVID-19 restrictions this week since it makes it possible to accommodate more people but mostly because it encourages more people to come back to gyms.
'Feels Great!' Oakland Student Athletes Back On The Field For First Time Since PandemicStudent athletes who have been stuck on Zoom all day long are finally getting a chance to release some of their pandemic anxieties, four days a week for an hour a day on the football field at Castlemont High.
COVID: San Francisco CrossFit Forced to Close After 15 YearsKPIX 5's Da Lin was at the San Francisco Presidio Sunday where CrossFit just finished its last training session before closing for good, another victim of the coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco Fitness Studio Coalition Demands City Rescind Health OrderThe lawyer for a group of independent San Francisco fitness studios has demanded that city officials rescind the health order prohibiting indoor training after the health official who issued the order admitted there was no rational reason behind the ban.
San Francisco Gym Operators Call On City Officials To Change Business ClassificationWhile gyms have been classified as non-essential since the pandemic began, a group of San Francisco operators are trying to shake off that designation and prove that they can operate safely.
North Bay Gym Owner Turns Her Fitness Center Inside Out to Make Most of Pandemic RestrictionsThe pandemic has shut down indoor gyms and fitness clubs but one in Marin County is making the most of the space it has. It might serve as a model for others to follow.
Report: Popular Garmin Fitness Tracking Service Goes Down In Ransomware AttackThousands of San Francisco Bay Area fitness enthusiasts continued to be frustrated Saturday because their Garmin tracking watches were not working.
KPIX Workout Challenge: Staying Fit While Staying InsideDuring these uncertain times, one thing is for certain; nothing beats the endorphin-rush of getting a good sweat. At-home workouts have become a go-to while social distancing. Fitness studios, professional athletes, and celebrities have taken to their living rooms to get their daily dose of exercise. KPIX sports anchor, Dennis O'Donnell, jumped on the home-exercise bandwagon. He delivered his sports report while on his treadmill during Monday's 6PM newscast.
Protesters Call For Equinox, Soulcycle Boycott Due To Owner's Trump TiesA small group of protesters gathered at the Soulcycle gym in San Francisco, joining a nationwide call for a boycott of the fitness chain because the billionaire owner plans to host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump.
Report: Popular Wearable Tech May Not Accurately Track Heart Rates In People Of ColorThe heart rate sensors in the most popular wearables tech, including the Apple Watch and Fitbit, might not work as well for people of color, according to a new article published in STAT.
Double Amputee Veteran's Resilience Sparked By YogaA special yoga class in Santa Rosa was offered to help show veterans and their supporters that even life’s most difficult problems can be overcome--the man leading the class was living proof of that.
Cannabis Can Motivate You To Exercise, Study FindsHealth experts say using cannabis could actually motivate someone to get to the gym.
Stanford Study Shows Apple Watch May Detect Heart Problem; More Research NeededA huge study of 419,000 users suggests the Apple Watch can detect atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) at least sometimes. Experts say more work is needed to tell if using it to screen for heart problems really helps.
Group Fitness Studios Running Strong In Bay AreaBrick and mortar stores have been struggling for years, but there is one kind of business that isn't threatened by the internet. Group fitness studios are fast expanding in the Bay Area.
Formerly Obese Man With Kidney Disease Bikes Down CA To Raise AwarenessWilson Du is setting out on a great journey to raise awareness for renal disease, which is the ninth leading cause of death in the U.S. He will bike from the Bay Area all the way down to San Diego.