Planet Fitness invites teens to workout for free over summer

Originally published May 14, 2019 in the Turlock Journal.

By Angelina Martin

While summertime for most kids means a vacation away from homework, projects and stress, for students who utilize their school’s workout equipment, remaining physically active during the hotter months can be difficult. From now until September, Planet Fitness is challenging students to keep up their healthy habits by giving them a place to workout for free over the break.

Planet Fitness gyms nationwide — including Turlock’s — are inviting high school teenagers between the ages of 15 and 18 to work out free of charge May 15 through Sept. 1 as part of the Teen Summer Challenge Initiative, brought on by a recent online survey conducted by the gym which shows 91 percent of teens want to stay active over the summer. Read More