Tread Carefully on Treadmills in Hotel Fitness Centers
“I have reviewed fitness centers all over the world. I look at various factors: air, space, light, cleanliness and equipment, among other things. If the equipment is not kept in good working order and good repair — it is beyond useless — it can be outright dangerous. Or even deadly.”
Kathy Kass of Will Run For Miles was compelled to write this article in response to a freak accident where David Goldberg — who was the chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey — died as a result of what was thought to be head trauma after he apparently fell off a treadmill in a fitness center at a hotel property in Mexico…
Regardless of the cause, the safety of exercise equipment at fitness centers within hotel and resort properties have been in the spotlight; and Kathy — who is an attorney as well as an avid runner — examined possible issues associated with the safety of treadmills and other exercise equipment. If you use exercise equipment in fitness centers located within hotel and resort properties, please consider reading her article.