Fitness clubs move outdoors as members embrace ‘Muscle Lawn’

By RILEY OVEREND | | Marin Independent Journal
PUBLISHED: July 31, 2020 at 4:22 p.m. | UPDATED: August 1, 2020 at 9:51 a.m.

It may not be business as usual, but Martha Domont has found a way to revive her Rolling Hills fitness club this month while most competitors remain limited by the resurgent pandemic.

Domont converted her 7-acre Novato property into an outdoor athletic haven with the help of almost 50 shaded tents she bought during the coronavirus shutdown. There’s a popular “Muscle Lawn” with strength and cardio machines near the entrance followed by a dozen tennis courts, two pools, spin classes and yoga set up on a spare court — all outside.  READ THE FULL ARTICLE

As reported on: KPIX CBS SF Bay Area

The 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. John Ramos reports. (8-1-20)