Train like a Texan at one of the two new Texans Fit gym locations in the Houston area
HOUSTON – Businesses across the country were forced to close due to the pandemic, some never to reopen. Due to the restructuring, multiple locations in the Houston area and across Texas were closed permanently. Now, months later, two former 24-Hour Fitness locations have gotten a complete overhaul and will reopen as Texans Fit gyms, where locals can train like a Houston Texan. According to the website, the locations are in Katy and Rosenburg and are now open for membership. Members of the gym will have the chance to work out in a “state-of-the-art facility” that includes a 25-yard indoor lap pool and indoor fitness turf, the website said.
Here are 3 ways to cancel your gym membership when theyre making it difficult
Canceling gym membership an exercise in futilityAutomated phone trees send members in circles. So Ive been trying to go on their website to cancel it, but the option to cancel the membership online- they took that away.Calling the gym didnt help Rosie either. On @Cancel24HrFit, he shares the exact numbers to call and follow the prompts as if you want to purchase a gym membership. I have been paying for a gym membership this whole year that I am not able to use, explained Rosie, echoing the same frustration as thousands of gym members across the country. An employee told her she had to come to the Fitness Connection in person to cancel her membership.
A gym is using plastic pods to help members maintain social distancing during workouts
Experts are especially worried about gyms; it's hard to maintain social distancing in close, sweaty quarters, and research has demonstrated that workout classes can be major sources of spread. In addition to cutting class sizes, Sapsin and his wife have created individual plastic workout pods for people to take classes while still maintaining social distance. Initially, Sapsin told CNN, the gym considered mandating masks for returning clients. Sapsin and his team are also cleaning their studio daily, and keeping the fans running and doors open to circulate air. Additionally, with the pods, clients no longer need to rotate throughout the room.
Gyms can open Monday but you might not be able to go. Here are the new rules
Almost all gyms said they’ll have equipment spaced out or every other machine powered off so they cannot be used in close distance to other members. We got information from a few local gyms about what members should expect and have the state’s criteria to open. State protocolThe state requires gyms to cap attendance at 25% capacity just like other businesses that are currently open. Also, members used to scan their fingerprint to check-in with the front desk. They’ll release which Houston locations will open on Monday but don’t plan to go there just yet.
Homeowners want HOA dues refunds for amenities they can’t use
These are amenities most homeowners pay for in their HOA dues. Now, some of you want to know if you will get a break or a refund for the amenities you can not use. She pays $720 every quarter in HOA dues. Just like auto insurance companies are giving customers back some of their premiums, Kahne believes HOA’s should refund homeowners part of their dues. Homeowners have the right to see the HOA budget if you request it.
11/11: Huge storm brings tornadoes and snow to Midwest; Gym helps veterans returning home
From the Rockies to the Great Lakes, 40 million Americans are under the threat of severe weather tonight; a gym created by the sister of a fallen soldier is being credited by some vets as a "life-saver"cbsnews.com