Incorporating functional training into the hotel fitness center isn’t nearly as difficult as one might think. Largely the first step in re-balancing the fitness space is to thin the herd.
Today’s best hotel and resort operators know that the lines between the commercial health club offering and the hospitality based fitness center are becoming increasingly blurred. A tremendous opportunity exists today for hotels and resorts to once again raise the bar and incorporate experiences crafted around trends that are presently driving the fitness industry.
SANTA MONICA, CA, June 21, 2017 – Fitness Ventures International, LLC. (FVI), a family of brands dedicated to the built environment for functional fitness, today announced David Czerwinski as its Chief Operating Officer. Czerwinski, who has a successful track record...
Today’s amenities must reflect the balance and functionality that guests, residents, and employees seek. The Functional Training Ecosystem designed by Aktiv Solutions fits into any environment, creating a safe, user-friendly training experience.
Today’s most popular fitness focus remains all things functional training. Supporting free flowing movement within fitness center amenities comes at a premium. Design + Planning + Creativity in using walls and smart storage is key.
To develop truly functional commercial exercise space, both the end-user and the facility operator’s objectives need be considered throughout the design process. It takes strong planning to clarify the objectives of both audiences sufficiently.
As the economy continues to recover and more Millennials enter the workspace, unique, accessible amenities are more important than ever in making your property stand out. There’s nothing like having a coffee bar in your office, which saves your tenants a trip to the nearest Starbucks, cutting down on productivity and increasing frustration.
Employers love when employees reduce absenteeism and come to work mentally focused and fit for the job. Not every corporation can provide a gym or assist in the management of one’s health outside of the workplace. However, introducing movement spaces adjacent or embedded, into break rooms, relaxation spaces, or in proximity to one’s desk, is a much more obtainable goal for most. We often refer to these as No Sweat zones.
Just like there are social media trends, there are also social fitness trends, and the hottest one going right now is Millennials wanting to exercise and be well within their own tribe and property.
Why is communal experience within the fitness space a defining feature for existing and potential residents?
Fitness has proven to be key amongst the 18-34 crowd. A recent survey found that Millennials make up 48% of all regular exercisers aged 18+ who do gym-type activities. So what exactly are Millennials looking for when it comes to a workplace fitness amenity? When developing or refreshing your office workout space, consider these Millennial-attracting trends:
When tasked with developing an exercise amenity for your residents, employees, or private membership, stay true to your brand and give your customers what they want really want…YOU. Here are some important Do’s and Don’ts: