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News lovers need to find a new channel to watch while working out at one popular fitness chain that has completely removed cable news from its lineup.

"The decision to remove the national cable network news stations resulted from significant member feedback received over time and our commitment to provide family oriented environments free of consistently negative or politically charged content".

You can read the entire statement below.

Big-screen TVs at Life Time clubs will instead air US, A&E, Discovery, HGTV, ESPN, and local stations, including local news.

Bushaw declined to disclose how many members have complained about cable news channels, but said it has been a growing issue "over years, not weeks or months". "Ultimately, we believe this change is consistent with the desires of the overall membership". These TVs can be seen throughout the fitness areas, but can only be heard through headphones.

The news can be upsetting and stressful, and "when you want to work on changing your mentality", Uchechi Egbuchulam told The New York Times. The club also said it would offer local news on the big TVs.

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Numerous studies have indeed shown that consumption of emotional content of TV news can affect a person's mental health and mood, according to Graham C.L. Davey, an emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Sussex.

"He said there was a new corporate policy", Miller said.

The gym, wrote one member, "is no place for constant negativity like the news chains love to surround themselves with".

The post on Twitter drew both supportive and negative comments.

"Viewing negative news means that you're likely to see your own personal worries as more threatening and severe, and when you do start worrying about them, you're more likely to find your worry hard to control and more distressing that it would normally be".