US Fitness Coalition files lawsuit to lift coronavirus restrictions in New York
United States Fitness Coalition president and CEO Charles Cassara discusses challenging Gov. Cuomo’s orders restricting gym services.
The fitness industry has had enough with tough coronavirus lockdowns, to the extent that U.S. Fitness Coalition president and CEO Charles Cassara is now challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to free up New York gyms.
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In a FOX Business exclusive, Cassara told “The Claman Countdown” he began taking legal action after gyms were not included in the state’s reopening plan until phase four.
Most gyms are reopened with strict guidelines and limitations and some Manhattan facilities are still restricted from operating indoors.
“Those gyms haven’t been open for nine months,” he said. “No one can survive on that.”
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Cassara said the new coronavirus relief package is “no good” for the industry either, leaving him no choice but to take legal action and press state authorities to make a change.