Westin St. Francis Introduces "BrainBody Fitness" Starring the Wii
We think the execs over at Westin Hotels may be having a bit of an identity crisis, because lately it seems like the company wants to less like a hotel and more like a personal trainer.
To wit: First, they introduced WestinWORKOUT rooms, complete with in-room exercise equipment; then, with RunWESTIN, they created guided running tours of select cities; and most recently, they partnered with Nintendo to net customized Wiis in their health clubs. Sounds suspiciously like Jillian Michaels á la The Biggest Loser, doesn't it?
The latest property to join the Westin Wii craze is San Francisco's The Westin St. Francis. So now, in addition to the 4,600-square-foot facility filled with strength training and cardio equipment, four spa treatment rooms and two locker rooms with steam rooms, guests of The Westin St. Francis can jump on the Wii balance board to "play" tennis, golf and baseball, as well as box and do yoga.
(That's the St. Francis' workout room above. We hope it's part of the hotel's own extreme makeover plan.)
No pain, no gain kids, so start booking those hotel rooms.