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Will the U.S. see lots of stretching studios in the future?

On Behalf of | Feb 22, 2017 | Premises Liability

Many fields frequently see new trends. One is the field of fitness. One trend that it appears may currently be happening in this field is a shift away from higher-intensity exercise and towards stretching exercises.

New trends in fitness can lead to a lot of different things, including new businesses. Fitness businesses have started popping up that embrace the trend towards stretching exercises; there have started to be facilities that specialize in these types of exercises.

One wonders how many stretch exercise studios will end up arising here in the U.S. and what sort of staying power such studios will prove to have.

Many special issues can come up for businesses that specialize in a new trend. Among these are special safety issues. For businesses related to new fitness trends, this can include issues related to ensuring patrons aren’t exposed to unnecessary risks when participating in the fitness activity in question and ensuring that the space in which the activity will be performed is free of hazards.

Giving appropriate attention to issues regarding patron safety can be very important for a business that specializes in a new trend. How it addresses such issues could impact the likelihood of patrons getting injured and the business facing litigation in connection to such injuries.

Personal injury litigation, when it comes up, could have significant ramifications on a business’ overall staying power. So, when a business is facing such litigation, whether it be a more traditional business or a business centered on a new trend, it may want guidance on handling the matter from an experienced personal injury defense attorney.

Source: The New York Times, “Stretching Exercises Are In as the Next Fitness Fad,” Joanne Kaufman, Feb. 1, 2017