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    Question Health club

    Hello, there!

    I would like to know which is the correct verb to use when talking about health clubs. Do you "join" a health club? Do you enrol a health club?Do you make an inscription in a health club? Besides, I would like to know if Gymnasium and health club can be used with the same meaning.

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    Default Re: Health club

    Quote Originally Posted by Seagull View Post
    Hello, there!

    I would like to know which is the correct verb to use when talking about health clubs. Do you "join" a health club? Do you enrol a health club?Do you make an inscription in a health club? Besides, I would like to know if Gymnasium and health club can be used with the same meaning.

    Thanks so much for answering!!

    Seagull
    To join a gym. To join a .... club.

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    Default Re: Health club

    Quote Originally Posted by Seagull View Post
    Hello, there!

    I would like to know which is the correct verb to use when talking about health clubs. Do you "join" a health club? Do you enrol in a health club?Do you make an inscription in a health club? Besides, I would like to know if Gymnasium and health club can be used with the same meaning.

    Thanks so much for answering!!

    Seagull
    Not quite You 'make a subscription to a health club.'

    The two have meanings that often overlap. Health clubs tend to offer more - maybe a jacuzzi, a sauna, sun lounge... A place that was a Gymnasium may 'close for refurbishing' and then re-open as a health club (with increased membership fees, of course). Places that don't have room for a decent-sized gym (hotels, businesses...) often crowd a rowing machine and a couple of exercise bikes into a broom-cupboard and call it a 'mini-gym').

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