Across the globe, there are a number of health club brands that U.S.-based businesses can draw inspiration from. Below are a few shining examples, including their stand-out features and amenities.
Number of Locations: 268
About: Pure Gym has a mission to make fitness more affordable, convenient and flexible for everybody. With over 250 locations throughout the U.K., 24/7 access and discounted memberships for students, it has a lot to offer. Pure Gym has over 50 free Group X classes a week, free online workouts and no-contract memberships, making it appealing to everyone from fitness junkies to beginners.
Pure Gym’s standout features and amenities include:
- 24/7 access
- No contract memberships
- Over 50 free classes a week
- Free workout videos
Number of Locations: Six
About: Third Space is a luxury brand based in London, with six locations across the city. Its clubs boast a number of high-end classes ranging from indoor cycling to dance. A stand-out feature includes “The Yard” at Third Space Canary Wharf, London’s largest functional training space, set over an extraordinary 8,000 square feet. It is a training playground featuring dedicated workout areas for cross-training, athletics, combat and personal training.
Third Space’s standout features and amenities include:
- London’s largest multi-purpose training space
- The U.K.’s largest free weight space at 10,000 square feet
- Over 110 pieces of strength training equipment
- Medical center
- Climbing wall
Number of Locations: One
About: 5th Element in Australia creates a holistic experience to fitness and wellness. It focuses on five areas it believes are necessary to achieve optimal health, including strength, detoxification, stress management, nutrition, and gut and mobility. From Group X classes to blood chemical analysis to educational seminars, 5th Element has many options for its members to both experience wellness and learn more about it.
5th Element’s standout features and amenities include:
- Macro nutrient plans
- Blood chemical analysis
- The Ultimate Reboot holistic corporate wellness program
- Personalized four-week exercise program, lifestyle plan and nutritional advice
- Educational seminars