While we rang in the 2020 New Year a few short months ago, none of us were expecting this year would bring a pandemic that would sweep the globe. Quarantines, social distancing, and N95 masks have become our new normal, forcing people to stay at home and global business to grind to a halt. As we all anxiously seek clues for when the world might open up again after the Coronavirus era, we know the effects of this situation may be felt for a while to come. While you have the opportunity now, it’s critical to ask tough questions about …Read Article
If you’ve been looking for an alternative to traditional massage, HydroMassage and water massage therapy, in general, are excellent options. This dry form of hydrotherapy combines the benefits of massage with technology for health and wellness. You won’t even need to book appointments months in advance with a massage therapist! If you’ve never tried HydroMassage before, you may be wondering—what is a HydroMassage bed? How is it different from massage therapy? What are some of the specific benefits? We’ve got your answers and all the information you’re looking for on HydroMassage Beds and Lounges. What Is a HydroMassage Bed? A …Read Article
CLEARWATER, Fla., March 10, 2020 — HydroMassage has made the difficult decision to withdraw from IHRSA 2020 after monitoring global concern regarding the coronavirus and the state of emergency declared in California. After hearing sincere concern and feedback from many of our customers, employees, and other trusted vendor partners, we feel this is the only appropriate path at this time, given the safety of all is our top priority. The entire HydroMassage sales and marketing team was especially excited for the event this year, as the new 440X HydroMassage Lounge was scheduled to be introduced to IHRSA attendees for the …Read Article
Carl Cadwell, the owner of Tri-City Court Club in Kennewick, Washington, had the vision to help people with their overall health, with recovery being an important aspect. Thus, the club’s Recovery Zone was born. Want to learn more? Check out pages 50-51 of Club Solutions Magazine in the link below!
Health clubs should consider each visit to the club a win! Coming to the club for a workout, a HydroMassage session, a recovery service or even coffee and tea will help boost member retention. According to Dr. Paul Bedford, Ph.D., Founder of Retention Guru and researcher of member retention in health clubs, the top factor to influence member retention in health clubs is four visits per month. Providing post-workout recovery services means members feel better and leave the club with a smile, making them more likely to return for another workout. One of the best ways to do this is …Read Article
Mr. Sam Walton had a core belief that “the greatest asset of our company…is our people.” In 1983, he and his wife gave the gift of the Walton Life Fitness Center (WLFC) in Bentonville, Arkansas to support the health and well-being of the Walmart family. The Walton Life Fitness Center is 200,000 sq. ft. and has a membership of over 10,000 associates. The focus areas for the team at WLFC are Food, Family, Fitness and Money. Based on these four pillars, Walmart understands whole-person wellness. WLFC recently added HydroMassage to its amenity offerings. When asked what pillar they fall under, …Read Article
Opening in Summer 2019, Chandler Park Gallatin will be launching a new apartment community. Their mission statement is: “At Chandler Park Apartments, our mission is to consistently provide a superior living experience in a respectful environment delivered to you by a team of people who care. We strive to ensure you an upgraded experience by offering exceptional service, upscale amenities, and a location just minutes from everywhere you want to be.” “Our mission statement says it all,” said Community Manager Angela Ransom. “Our high-end amenities provide the most comprehensive conveniences for our residents. We have sought to encompass fitness and …Read Article
Celebrating 30 years of innovation, we’re announcing the all-new HydroMassage Lounge 440X, designed with a focus on recovery and wellness. “We couldn’t be more pleased to introduce this new product to mark our company’s 30th year”, commented Paul Lunter, HydroMassage founder/CEO. “Every aspect of the new Lounge model, from the massage performance to service and maintenance, has been engineered based upon years of research and customer feedback. The result is the most technologically-advanced product we’ve ever manufactured.” Starting with the massage experience, users will enjoy a smoother, more-focused massage, a more ergonomically-designed seating position and an extra seven inches of …Read Article
The success of the high-volume/low-price (HVLP) model of price bundling strategy in the health club industry has been both a blessing and a curse. While it’s been a boon to larger fitness chains that can remain profitable with low member rates (from $10 to $20 per month) with limited margins, independent clubs and smaller regional chains are struggling to compete with the budget national chains. This has forced operators to find consistent revenue streams beyond monthly dues. That’s easier said than done. Want to read the full article?
Recovery programming and recovery areas are proliferating in clubs worldwide. They’re not only a value-added proposition for members, but also, if positioned properly, a distinct value-added for operators. What more could you ask for from a program? Want to read the full article?
Recovery after workouts can play a crucial role in a club’s success. Providing cutting-edge recovery offerings for members after their workouts is a great way to enhance their experiences by making them feel good before they even leave your facility. Want to read the full article? Visit clubsolutionsmagazine.com.
Adding extra wellness-based services to the core mission of health clubs has become more common, even for high-traffic facilities. This is partly to maintain a competitive edge, but it’s also a win/win strategy if it’s executed correctly. More services can create more value for the member, while adding significant non-dues revenue to the club’s bottom line. Want to read the full article? Visit IHRSA.org.