“I like to think that I am doing what I can, you know, washing my hands, sanitizing, keeping a distance, wearing the mask, and protecting myself best I can and others,” Kurzhals said. “So I feel OK, I do. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t stay. I would leave and return when the crowd meter shows less people.”

Patterson offers his advice for those on the fence about heading back to the gym.

“Absolutely do it,” he said. “There’s nothing to worry about.”