What Are Gyms Like After Lockdown? | First Gym Workout With Amber Smith

What are gyms like after lockdown?

It’s been the question on everyone’s lips since they began to reopen across the UK at the end of July.

Some people were standing in line waiting to get back on the machines as soon as they were physically able to, however, many others aren’t feeling quite as ready to make the big return just yet.

You might be hesitant for a variety of reasons — whether it’s health concerns or simply because you’ve been getting on just fine with home workouts — but we thought we’d help to put people’s minds at rest by asking our athletes to film their first post-lockdown gym session.

Here’s how Amber Smith found the whole experience from start to finish.

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Lauren Dawes

Lauren Dawes

Writer and expert

Lauren is an English Literature graduate originally from the South. She’s always loved swimming, has discovered the power of weight training over the past few years, and has lots of room for improvement in her weekly hot yoga class.

On the weekends she’s usually cooking or eating some kind of brunch, and she enjoys trying out new recipes with her housemates – especially since shaking off student habits, like mainly surviving off pasta. Above all, she’s a firm believer in keeping a balance between the gym and gin.

Find out more about Lauren’s experience here.

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