Coronavirus fitness boom: more new gyms as Hong Kong retail rentals slide, with sharp rise in (...)

Coronavirus fitness boom: more new gyms as Hong Kong retail rentals slide, with sharp rise in 24-hour centres

[South China Morning Post] - 01/15/2022

The Covid-19 pandemic forced 151 gyms in Hong Kong to close last year, but 365 opened, with operators taking advantage of cheaper rents and catering to a surge in fitness enthusiasts.A new round of social-distancing restrictions to deal with the outbreak of infections caused by the Omicron (...)


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