As COVID-19 restrictions begin to relax, local gyms are opening up again to a significantly changed fitness world.

Of course, people are expected to return to gyms and boutique gyms. But many also invested in pelotons and other expensive home fitness equipment during the pandemic, and found the same social fulfillment through live rides and other home workouts.

Read on to learn more about how local gyms and gyms are coping with these new exercise habits a story from the March 17th issue of the Daily Report. To keep up with the Baton Rouge economy and politics, Subscribe to the free Daily Report e-newsletter here.