Podium Jim is a fairly popular gym in Phangan, which is located on the outskirts of Tong Sala, at the beginning of the district Ban Tai beach. Popular not in the sense that there are crowds of people here and you have to queue up for a weight or a simulator. He is known and in demand among people who not only want to study, but are also ready to pull the local price tag for season tickets. The price is above the average for the hospital, but even the extra 50-100 baht for someone can be crucial. Catch my tip, walked all the time I was in Phangan.
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Podium Jim is located in a corner two-story building, opposite First Western Hospital. The room is new, bright, air-conditioned. On the second floor there is a cardio area, a changing room and a sauna with a jacuzzi. The lower floor is occupied by Matrix exercise machines and a large number of rubberized weights. I liked it there, first of all, because the hall is new and modern. This is important to me and I am ready to pay a little more for it. Plus, there were always few people here (and I was at the peak of the season), it is conveniently located and there is a sufficient selection of simulators, and not just a barbell with weights.
Thanks to air conditioning, you can come here even during the peak of the heat outside, which frees up the evening hours for other things. While I personally did not visit the cheaper exercise machines until sunset - it is unrealistic to practice for pleasure. There are many such people who do not consider training comfort as a priority and prefer to train in open-air gyms, where there is a ceiling, machines and fans. It turns out that during the day you have to look for a shelter from the heat, somewhere in a hotel or in a restaurant. And in the evening, instead of a cultural program, you run to throw off calories and bring the body to life.
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Opening hours daily from 7 am to 10 pm. One day - 300 baht a week - 1000 baht, a month - 2500 baht, half a year - 11 000 baht and an annual subscription - 19 000 baht.
Just in case, I'll write more about the other halls. Not far from Podium Gym, in the direction of Tong Sala, there is a Body Fitness Center, it is also modern, but there are not very many reviews about it, there is some kind of muddy owner. The prices are the same. But in Tong Sale itself, near the big Tesco (drive past Tesco to the north), there will be a purely Thai gym with a price tag of 180-200 baht per day. And there is also Muay Thai. Shabby but on a budget.
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Gym Podium Gym
Gym Podium Gym
Works from 7-22, 300 baht per visit, there are subscriptions. Everything is very civilized, kondeis, new simulators.
More about the hall.
Works from 7-22, 300 baht per visit, there are subscriptions. Everything is very civilized, kondeis, new simulators. More about the gym.