Gym vs. Fitness Center vs. Health Club in Hotels
Nowadays, society prioritizes the health. Thus, wellness and fitness become trendy and popular. Hotels become focused on this trend by providing gym, fitness center, health club, etc. and encourage visitors to continue their fitness routine even during their vacation, to invest more in keeping up with guests’ demand as these trends determine the hotel brands.
Gym in Hotel
Gym is especially a place to work out by using various equipment and machines. Gym is the world’s oldest and most widely used establishments throughout the history of time. Today, both men and women work out at gym with a great variety of machines, including cardiovascular machines. And, it becomes everyday routine for them. Therefore, these gymnasiums demand hotel with gym on their vacations or trips.
Gym has a professional trainer and usually provides 1-1 personal training, including a membership program for guests. But, group classes are not as common like a fitness center does. Today’s hotel with gym upgraded their fitness equipment by adding more exercise balls/bands, more kettle bells, tubing/TRX bands, and free weights if the room is wide enough. Amenities like free Wi-Fi, towels, headphones, water cooler, and towel station are also available.
Fitness Center in Hotel
A fitness center is a special place for full-body fitness as well as a place where both recreational and professional athletes can work out. Today’s fitness center not only specializes in a certain sporting/fitness discipline, but also provides a variety of workouts. Unlike gym, hotel with fitness center usually provides both indoor and outdoor health and fitness activities. It’s usually larger than gym and includes amenities like outdoor pool, warm-up and cool rooms, golf course, running tracks, physical therapy, saunas, steam rooms, healthy juice and snack bars. And the main strength of fitness center is a wider variety of group classes and group workouts.
Health Club in Hotel
The main function of health club is the whole-body and mind wellness as a lifestyle. The concept of health club is more similar to a fitness center than a gym. Actually, health clubs consist of all the characteristics of both gyms and fitness centers such as individual and group classes, various amenities like showers, locker rooms, swimming pools, clinics, designated spaces for group sports like basketball and volleyball, juice bar, physical treatment, healthy food bars, and even a full-service hair salon. Some health clubs provide to boost motivation as well as morale of their guests.
There is a trendy hotel in Yangon, High Five Hotel! It is not only a hotel near Yangon international airport, but a near Aung Mingalar bus station. Universal Fitness Club in High Five Hotel well provides the gym facilities and amenities like locker, towel, sauna, juice bar, and free internet (Wi-Fi). Moreover, a variety of group activities are available such as boxing, circuit training, core workout, and Yoga. You can also choose the class depending on the training schedule. Membership program is available and the price and membership fee will differ depending on the type of membership you want.