Gym in Florence historical center
Palestra nel Centro di Firenze
Borgo Pinti, 75 (center zone) ph. 055 247 8444
Work out in a unique gym in the center of Florence [by Lauren Riggs - California]
Gym in Florence historical center :: perfect for international students! Not only is Palestra Ricciardi the oldest gym in the center of Florence, at 1,800 square meters it is the biggest as well!
Begun by body-building champion Tullio Ricciardi 56 years ago, it is now run by his daughter Lola and an attentive staff, including professional personal trainers, available to help you attain all of your fitness goals.
Palestra Ricciardi has proved itself as a tried and true establishment to its varied clientele for over fifty years and provides all of the latest equipment and décor to satisfy modern fitness needs.
Choose from a variety of cardio machines including stair, elyptical, treadmill, rowing and bike. Feel energized during your work out by the abundance of natural lighting provided by a multitude of skylights and windows while enjoying the central Florentine garden outside. You can catch up with the news on flat screen TV or if you need some extra energy, sport drinks, snacks and coffee available.
On top of hardwood floors, two mirrored exercise rooms for scheduled classes, one spinning room, several rooms for both machine and free weights, and dozens of cardio machines.
Palestra Ricciardi still adds to its unique ambience with quirky and athletic artwork. There is also a separate spinning room and rows of coded lockers available to store belongings. After a strenuous work-out one can relax in a sauna located in both the men's and women's fully equipped locker rooms.
Whether you prefer classes for a hard totalbody workout, stretching, step, pilates, yoga, hip hop, body sculpt, aerobic, zen shock, power pump, spinning, you have your pick from a packed schedule that runs all day long. You can even try capoeira, Brazilian fight dancing!
Palestra Ricciardi is open for business:
Monday through Friday 8.00 am to 10.00 pm
Saturday from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm
Sunday from 10.00 am to 2.30 pm.
You can experience Palestra Ricciardi for yourself and work off that pasta at 75 Borgo Pinti near the Museo Archeologico in the historical Center of Florence.
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