Joy for regional gym junkies

Castlemaine fitness instructor Dave Tobin welcomes the re-opening of regional gyms - with careful limits on numbers - as of today. Photo: Eve Lamb

Eve Lamb
Local fitness and dance instructors are among those breathing a big aerobic sigh of relief after last night’s easing of COVID restrictions now mean the state’s regional gyms – and other indoor sports – are back in action.
The eased rules for regional Victoria mean fitness instructors like Castlemaine’s Dave Tobin can now resume doing what he loves best – keeping fit and keeping others fit as well – even it it’s dark and howling a gale.
The overnight easing of restrictions for the regions mean indoor sport including gyms and dance studios will also be able to reopen with careful limits on the number of people permitted at any point in time.
“All of my classes have quickly filled up,” the pleased local fitness instructor told the Mail just hours after hearing of the new rules for regional gyms that came into effect from midnight last night. Read more in today’s Mail