Planet Fitness CEO: Gen Z Leading Charge Back Into Gyms

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Gym-goers are gradually making their way back to in-person visits post-pandemic, but one demographic appears to be leading the charge — at least according to the 24-hour mega-chain Planet Fitness.

"The boomers and the Gen Xers are just a little slower to come back," Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau told Yahoo! Finance. "Millennials are great."

"But Gen Zs," he added, "have gone off the charts. I mean, they've been joining about 150 percent of normal pre-COVID ever since we started opening our doors, and they continue, which is really great to see."

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