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Federal judge rules gyms can reopen in Michigan on June 25

Whitmer's office intends to fight ruling

DETROIT – On Friday, a federal judge ruled that gyms in Michigan can reopen on June 25th.

The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge Paul Maloney in the Western District of Michigan after a lawsuit was filed by the League of Independent Fitness Facilities.

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The judge granted a preliminary injunction against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that closed gyms across the state.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office said they will be fighting that ruling.

In Royal Oak a gym has opened its doors in an attempt to beat a Guiness World Record for getting fit. They’re hoping they can officially open next Thursday.

READ: Fitness industry sues Gov. Whitmer to negotiate when gyms can reopen

Get Fit is a smaller boutique boxing gym. That gives them some advantage over large corporate gyms when it comes to reopening.

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