As gyms and fitness centres prepare to reopen across Quebec after getting the green light from the Legault government, Montreal gyms — and their owners — are responding in various ways.\nThese are some of their reactions to the news that they can reopen in a limited capacity on March 26.\nEditor's Choice: Everything You Need To Know About The Return Of Indoor Sports & Fitness Across Quebec\nA gym owner's perspective\nClarence Emile, co-owner of Centre U Fit, told MTL Blog that he and his partner are "really excited."\nIn November, Emile was left confused about what he could do in his gym due to ambiguous language surrounding government rules, resulting in multiple visits from the SPVM.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Luis Argumedes (@coachluis02)\n"Obviously it sucks because we've been away from our clients for so long [...]. It took a little too long since all other businesses like physical therapists were open — especially since we don't do [anything] hand-to-hand," he said.\nEmile said his main concern with reopening is that the government will decide to shut down gyms again in the next few months.\n"Every time we close and reopen there's a football team of clients that rush to the gym wanting personal training," he said, describing the state of flux as difficult for new businesses.\nIn addition to personal training, Emile said he hopes small group classes will be allowed in Montreal soon like they are in orange zones.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Centre U Fit (@centre.ufit)\nCentre U Fit's clients already use a platform to reserve spots in classes and book appointments so reopening while implementing public health rules, such as keeping a log and limiting the number of people at the gym, should be a smooth transition, according to Emile.\n"We've been getting messages for the past couple of weeks since we started opening the stores and our clients are like, 'Do you know when they're gonna reopen the gyms? I've been inactive for so long,'" he said.\n"My clients are going to be super excited. They're going to for sure rush to the gym. And we're gonna be as happy to see them."\nGyms are posting plans on social media\nGyms across the city are posting on social media or on their websites to acknowledge the reopening.\n"Finally some good news! The gov authorities have authorized the reopening of training centers as of Friday, March 26th," wrote Gym St-Henri on Facebook.\n"Econofitness Members, rest assured that we will be ready to welcome you from this date in a clean, pleasant and safe environment," Econofitness posted.\nEconofitness also shared a blog post on "the three golden rules of going back to the gym for a quick, safe and fun individual workout."\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Nautilus Plus (@nautilus_plus)\nNautilus Plus has already posted some details on its website.\nIt says all Nautilus Plus centres located in the red zone (it provides a full list) are set to reopen as of March 26.\nWhat going back to the gym could be like\nThe government stated that training in red zones will be limited to individuals, pairs or members of the same household bubble.\nSince gyms are already open in orange zones, it gives us a sense of what going back to the gym will look like.\nNautilus Plus has an FAQ section on its website with the COVID-19 measures in place, including wearing masks as you enter the gym, mandatory hand washing when you enter, mandatory use of a training towel, keeping a 2-metre distance and protective plexiglass at the reception.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Orangetheory Griffintown (@otfgriffintown)\nEconofitness describes its process for heading back to the gym on its website.\nBefore coming to the gym, you must book your visit online — you can reserve up to three gym visits over three days.\nYou must also arrive ready to work out rather than expecting change rooms to be available.\nEconofitness asks that you workout by yourself meaning "you can’t work out as a group or get together to chat with your friends" and that you try to limit your workout to 60 minutes.\nGyms and fitness authorities will be announcing more details in the coming days.