Gyms Struggling With Higher Energy Costs
About 800,000 people visit Hungarian fitness centers more or less regularly, the operators of which, after the partial and complete closures during the pandemic, are facing another challenge in the energy price explosion, writes business daily Világgazdaság.
It reports that even the most muscular market players will not have much chance to survive this crisis on their own.
Fitness halls, which typically require a large amount of space, operate with huge overheads; rooms need to be cooled in the summer and heated in the winter, and air-conditioning equipment needs to be operated in all seasons, the overheads of which cost at least as much as hot water.
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