PRESS RELEASE: 7 September 2011
A fresh wave of fitness splashes Manly’s shores
This week, Manly will boast a brand new gym – the first of its kind – just metres from the beach. The highly-anticipated fitness facility, Manly Beach Health Club sits just beneath the Manly Pacific Novotel Hotel in Raglan Street and aims to provide a new level of health and fitness to the Manly community.
Offering brand new state-of-the- art equipment, this spacious 300msq health club offers round-the-clock access for members, group outdoor classes, Pilates, boxing, its very own in-house massage therapist as well as access to the hotel pool.
Co-founders Nathan McKay, Sam Mower and Adam Clayton met at Sydney Grammar as primary school students over thirty years ago and have been friends ever since. Between them, the men have abundance of fitness industry experience which positions Manly Beach Health Club in a league of its own on the Northern Beaches.
Nathan McKay, who grew up in Collaroy is a former North Steyne Lifesaver and Australian Beach Flag Champion (2002). McKay is a personal trainer, speed coach and entrepreneur with over seven years fitness industry experience and is also the Director of a successful personal training studio in North Bondi, iFit Bondi. McKay specialises in strength and conditioning, athletics and group training.
Freshwater resident Sam Mower, is a Health Consultant and Exercise Physiologist with 15 years fitness industry experience. After competing at an elite level in rowing and rugby and completing an Applied Science degree, Mower has helped shape many successful businesses with corporate wellness and health programs as well as managing the national boxing program for Fitness First Australia.
Personal Trainer, Adam Clayton has had a successful career in Australian and international tennis and tennis coaching before embarking on personal training several years ago. Adam specialises in sports training, goal setting and group classes and will be the face of the day-to-day running of Manly Beach Health Club.
The qualified team believes Manly locals will embrace this new health club in Manly as a positive space for personal change and promotion of healthy lifestyle;
“Manly Beach Health Club is not just about a quick fix, it’s about a lifestyle. We’ve brought together the very best fitness experience and a premium position to deliver something really unique for Manly residents” said McKay.
Manly Beach Health Club will be opening its doors to the public on 8 September, 2011 with a launch drinks at 7pm at Charlie Bar, Novotel Hotel followed by the Health Club launch at 8pm with Shannan Ponton (The Biggest Loser) cutting the ribbon at the entrance. Memberships are available on the night.
Sam, Nathan and Adam are all available for interviews and can provide health and fitness content. For photos, enquiries or a tour of the facility please contact:
Sam Mower: 0405 367 122
Manly Beach Health Club
2 Raglan St, North Steyne, NSW