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Just Fit opens Cologne flagship health club

German operator Just Fit is opening two new health clubs in Cologne, Germany, this April.

MediaPark – an urban regeneration area – will house a premium, 4,500sq m club set over four floors, including 280sq m dedicated to group exercise. Four separate group exercise studios will offer a wide range of classes, from group cycling to functional training, Zumba to Les Mills, and wellness-focused programmes.

Other facilities will include a large swimming pool, an exclusive wellness area with five saunas, and a Technogym-equipped gym with internet-connected CV equipment. Power Plate training will feature cyber sessions led by Swedish model Marcus Schenkenberg.

“The new MediaPark fitness club will be our flagship,” says Just Fit founder Frank Böhme.

In line with the group’s ethos of affordable fitness, monthly membership of the club – including free parking – will be offered for €54.90 for a limited period.

Close on its heels will be the opening of a smaller but more centrally located 2,200sq m facility equipped by Precor, Life Fitness, Technogym Kinesis and WOODWAY treadmills. Classes will include indoor cycling, yoga and outdoor group exercise.

Last November saw a Just Fit ‘light concept’ club open its doors in Kerpen, near Cologne – a cheaper membership option focused on cardio and strength training. The facility features a large equipment area and personal training, but does not offer classes.

German operator Just Fit is opening two new health clubs in Cologne, Germany, this month.
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Last November saw a Just Fit ‘light concept’ club open its doors in Kerpen, near Cologne – a cheaper membership option focused on cardio and strength training. The facility features a large equipment area and personal training, but does not offer classes.

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