News 4 November 2020

Protestors Take Orange Tank To Parliament To Challenge Closure Of Gyms In Lockdown 2

4 November 2020

Protestors campaigning against the closure of gyms during the UK’s second national lockdown have taken an orange tank to Parliament.

From tomorrow (November 5), gyms in England will be forced to close as part of a new national lockdown.

The closure of gyms during lockdown 2 has been challenged by many, including sports nutrition company Grenade who took an orange tank to Parliament today (November 4) to oppose the move.

Speaking on the protest, Grenade said: “This isn’t just ‘another sector’.

“It directly supports our health and mental and physical wellbeing – the latter particularly important with mental health charity Mind detailing it could well be ‘the greatest test of our mental health this year’.

“We agree unreservedly.”

They added: “With fitness well documented for its restorative effects in reducing stress, anxiety and depression, it’s imperative that people can continue to exercise regularly over the winter months.”

You can read Grenade’s statement to Boris Johnson in the tweet below.