January 29, 2021

Finding Fitness During COVID

How a local gym owner has learned to cope with the pandemic through calm communication and a real passion for fitness. (07:48)
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Navigating the effects of the pandemic, including following mandatory measures to create a safe workplace, has been challenging for locally-owned small business owners - some closing their doors, others laying off employees indefinitely, some going out of business for good. For Tucson gym owner Chris Gartrell, sustaining his business has also resulted in strengthening the community through calm communication, healthy living, and a real passion for fitness.

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