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Turkish hospital brand plans new chain of health clubs

A new club, Acibadem Sports, has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. Owned by Acibadem, a leader in healthcare and hospitals, the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) club is nevertheless operated as an independent site for the time being.

It's split into two separate sections: a FIFA-approved sports medicine centre, and a fitness club. The wide range of facilities on offer include a large gym, which has been equipped by Cybex – featuring 40 pieces of 770 series CV, 20 pieces of Eagle Strength, Bravo functional trainers and free weights – alongside Concept2, Woodway and HUR's medical strength equipment.

Schwinn has equipped the indoor cycling studio, and there's also Pilates equipment from Balanced Body in the dedicated Pilates studio.

Other facilities include a group exercise studio, basketball and volleyball courts, a turf court, table tennis, running track, functional training area and a sports café. Treatment areas include a hypoxic training centre, cold room, spa and massage rooms.

Membership costs US$1,200 (€941, £744) a year, with Acibadem aiming to develop the high-end fitness offering to further enhance its position as market leader in healthcare.

The group also owns the Acibadem University in Istanbul, which has a 2,500sq m (26,910sq ft) sports centre, serving the Acibadem Group members and students. It plans to open further clubs over the next five years.

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A new club, Acibadem Sports, has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. Owned by Acibadem, a leader in healthcare and hospitals, the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) club is nevertheless operated as an independent site for the time being.
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