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    CNN anchor Chris Cuomo on Tuesday night welcomed on a pair of New Jersey gym owners who have become a cause célèbre on the right for defying their state’s coronavirus restrictions, and the interview soon devolved into profanity-laced shoutfest. Over the past few months, Atilis Gym owners Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti have been engaged in a standoff with government officials over the state’s guidelines lockdown orders, appearing on Fox News several times to build up support for their cause.  Since first reopening in May in violation of New Jersey restrictions, their gym has been repeatedly shut down, and the two men were arrested last week. Undeterred, the owners broke into their closed gym this past Saturday, dramatically kicking in...
    The owners of Atilis gym in New Jersey reopened on Saturday by kicking down the wooden barricades authorities used to block their entrance amid coronavirus restrictions. Co-owner Ian Smith posted a video of himself and his business partner, Frank Trumbetti, kicking the barriers and entering as a crowd cheers their decision. The dramatic display indicated that the months-long standoff between Gov. Phil Murphy and the gym owners wasn't finished. Smith's caption contained a defiant message for New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy: "You will not trample one [sic] our rights and you will not destroy our lives. We will not back down. Ever." Smith added: "Please share this to show what lengths we have to go to just to make a living for our...
    THE owners of a gym in New Jersey that continued to operate despite orders from the state that they cease amid the coronavirus pandemic, have been arrested. A judge issued a contempt order against Atilis Gym’s two owners, Ian Smith and Frank Trumbetti, and they were handcuffed and taken into custody by the Camden County Sheriff’s Office around 5am on Monday. 5Ian Smith, 33, is an owner of Atilis Gym from Delanco TownshipCredit: Facebook They were charged with fourth-degree contempt, obstruction and violation of a disaster control act, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Who are the Atilis Gym owners? Smith, 33, is from Delanco Township and Trumbetti, 51, is from Williamstown, according to the Associated Press.   The owners have...
    BELLMAWR, New Jersey -- A federal judge has declined to allow a southern New Jersey gym to reopen as it continues a constitutional challenge to the state order that shut down businesses deemed non-essential in order to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler on Friday denied a temporary restraining order sought by the owners of Atilis Gym of Bellmawr, which filed suit last month accusing Gov. Phil Murphy of having "arbitrarily" deemed some businesses essential while declaring others - such as gyms - non-essential, NJ.com reported.RELATED: Health department closes South Jersey gym that defied shutdown orderAttorney Christopher Arzberger, who represents the owners, told Law360 that he was disappointed but vowed an appeal.The suit argues that...
    BELLMAWR, N.J. (AP) – A federal judge has declined to allow a southern New Jersey gym to reopen as it continues a constitutional challenge to the state order that shut down businesses deemed non-essential in order to help stem the spread of the coronavirus. U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler on Friday denied a temporary restraining order sought by the owners of Atilis Gym of Bellmawr, which filed suit last month accusing Gov. Phil Murphy of having “arbitrarily” deemed some businesses essential while declaring others – such as gyms – non-essential, NJ.com reported. (Credit: CBS3) Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! Attorney Christopher Arzberger, who represents the owners, told Law360 that he was disappointed but vowed an appeal. The suit argues...
    The first ripples of damage to CrossFit after its CEO Greg Glassman’s controversial tweets on the Black Lives Matter movement were swift and immediate. Sportswear giant Reebok ended a longtime sponsorship with the fitness brand. Professional athletes like Rich Froning, Tia-Clair Toomey, and Noah Ohlsen, who compete in the annual CrossFit games, also cut ties with the fitness program.  But that was only the beginning. CrossFit-affiliated gyms across the country, where owners pay yearly funds to use the regime’s branding, began divesting from the corporate structure this weekend. These trainers say that their fitness centers will continue operating as stand-alone businesses untethered from the CrossFit name.  “A name is just a name,” Alan Shaw, who runs Rhapsody Gym in Charleston,...