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Health, fitness amenities important for luxury condos

November 11, 2018

Health and wellness are imperative in people’s busy lives, and Houston luxury condos are ensuring that both of these are easily accessible in numerous ways in their buildings.

Why bother with health and wellness? You know it’s important, but how vital is it?

Being active can reduce your risk for some cancers, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Not only does regular exercise and physical activity promote strong muscles and bones, it improves respiratory, cardiovascular health and overall health.

Luxury condo buildings have placed a wide array of state-of-the-art equipment, walking trails, massage rooms, steam rooms, saunas and more to accommodate the needs of their residents to allow for all types of physical enrichment and well-being.

Homeowners at The River Oaks have 24-hour access to their fitness club with equipment such as a Peloton bike. In addition, there is a massage room and yoga studio with a MRe Reformer for yoga and Pilates.

The Residences at Kirby Collection high-rise offers a rarity — a 1-acre outdoor terrace, complete with a heated pool.

Joining its state-of-the-art gym will be a Relaxation Room, featuring two massage chairs, salt lamps and essential oil diffusers. Residents can reserve the room for one hour at time.

“The Relaxation Room at Kirby Collection brings a spa-like retreat to our residents, so they’re able to feel like they’re in an oasis just steps from their front door,” said David Rendon, vice president of design and construction at Thor Equities.

Residents never have to leave the building at Arabella Houston and 2929 Weslayan, which are both equipped with high-end fitness equipment. If walking or jogging trails are important, The Houstonian Estates has beautiful options to choose from.

Latitude Med Center at 1850 Old Main St. features a full wellness destination with several areas that tend to a variety of fitness and wellness activities. These include including Cybex fitness equipment, a tire flip, free weights, Pilates, a spin and yoga room, and a separate massage room. A massage session is available to schedule on the Soothe app.

“Latitude Med Center offers residents an upscale fitness studio experience, said Kristin Krohn, senior community manager at Latitude Med Center. “In addition to our fully equipped gym, we also offer yoga, spin and Pilates classes. We also offer an area designated for recovery, complete with a massage room and areas where residents can stretch and relax.”

If you call downtown Houston home at The Star, Marlowe or One Park Place, you can use the McNair jogging trail at Discovery Green, or the in-house facilities to stay in shape.

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