AN OSWESTRY gym owner and a local personal trainer admit they have concerns for both the physical and mental health of gym users ahead of a second lockdown.
Jimmy Hayns, owner of Evolution Gym, and Luke Smith of Imperium Personal Training, have branded the decision to include gyms in the list of businesses set to close if the lockdown is imposed, as nonsensical.
And the pair insist their concern for the overall health of gym members vastly outweighs their concerns from a business standpoint.
Jimmy said: “It’s incredibly frustrating at the moment, but it hasn’t been fully rubber-stamped yet as far as we’re concerned.“The entire thing is nonsensical – especially at a time we’re trying to fight back against diabetes and obesity, as well as trying to support mental health.
“I have a duty of care to around 300 members at this gym, and I know there are some people I will have to keep a close eye on in the coming weeks because they won’t be able to take…