Chiefs team up with 24 Hour Fitness founder to open fitness center in Overland Park | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The Kansas City Chiefs plan to open a new health and fitness center in Overland Park next spring.

Named Chiefs Fit, the 37,000-square-foot, team-themed gym will be located at Regency Park Shopping Center near 93rd Street and Metcalf Avenue.

The Chiefs say the gym is open to fitness enthusiasts of all levels and for the whole family. There will even be a Kingdom Kids Zone for kids to play while parents train.

Guests will have access to Chiefs-branded free weights, machines and cardio equipment. The gym will also come equipped with an indoor turf field and a recovery facility that features cryotherapy, hydro-massage machines, a sauna, locker rooms and more.

If you’re looking for some workout support, Chiefs Fit will offer group fitness classes, personal training services and a fuel station. And for the diehard Chiefs fans, the facility will have a retail store where guests

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Can Gyms Stay Open Under California’s New Stay-At-Home Order?

CALIFORNIA — Californians who were hoping to workout enclosed by the warmth of an indoor gym this winter will have to wait until coronavirus cases subside in the Golden State. Beginning Sunday, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new regional stay-at-home order bans fitness centers from operating indoors.

The order will affect some 33 million Californias for at least three weeks and will force many business sectors to close, including dine-in restaurants, movie theaters, zoos, museums and playgrounds — whether they’re indoor or outdoor.

As for gyms and fitness centers, outdoor operations may continue under the order as long as COVID-19 safety guidelines are met. Under the new restrictions, outdoor exercise can occur in groups no larger than 12, according to the state’s guidelines.

“Gyms in counties in a region that is impacted by the order must stop indoor operations,” California’s website states. “Outdoor gyms meet the essential workforce definition of an

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