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Warsaw’s Top Gyms
Already feeling sluggish and losing that summer adrenaline rush? Head to one of these top Warsaw gyms to snap out of it. Holmes Place Premium ul. Belwederska 23 (Regent Hotel), ul. Grzybowska 63 (Hilton), al. Jerozolimskie 65/79 (Marriott), www.holmesplace.pl Three ‘premium’ branches, not least the Marriott operation in which Obama famously...
Climbing Walls & Line Parks
Not feeling like another outdoor activity to keep in shape. We suggest climbing the walls. Crux Hoża 51, crux.boulder.pl Located in a former cheese factory, Crux is the biggest climbing facility in central Warsaw and has walls that challenge all levels of expertise. Standout features include Poland’s first hydraulic wall system...
Fairway to Heaven

Fairway to Heaven

Features 15 October 2014 0

The Insider enjoys the ultimate drive at Poland’s most championed golf course. You should feel free to say what you want about golf because, in all truth, the rest of the world already has. A google of the terms ‘golf’ and ‘quotes’ brings up a wealth of words, many...
Discipline is Good!

Discipline is Good!

Features 11 October 2014 0

While daylight hours dwindle our children’s energy levels do not! Save your furniture and your sanity by trying one of these sport facilities that offer a fun approach to fitness with an emphasis on discipline, manners, teamwork and healthy living. KSCheolin Taekwondo (facebook.com/KlubTaekwondoCheolin) In the perfect world everyone would...
Yoga Zone

Yoga Zone

Features 17 September 2014 0

As the city grows, so does the stress. Here are five places to help you simmer down and relax. Astanga Yoga Studio Gałczyńskiego 4, astanga.pl Established in 2005, this studio specializes in ashtanga and also offers physiotherapy, Hawaiian massage, reflexology and kalari chikitsa, as well as English-speaking staff.  Bikram...
The Beautiful Game

The Beautiful Game

Features 11 September 2014 0

The Insider gets the VIP treatment at Legia, and finds a world removed from the football match stereotype… BY ALEX WEBBER The air is cool, crisp and heavily scented. Collecting an analytical sample would, at a guess, reveal over a hundred different colognes. The clink of wine glasses is...
National Stadium Ice Rink
I live with a football fanatic whose second home is a stadium, and through preference I steer well clear. But when the National Stadium announced it would transform to an indoor ice rink, I was lured by the thought of experiencing that adrenaline rush footballers get when stepping onto the...
Gym Generation

Gym Generation

Leisure 14 November 2013 0

I guess it was my generation that made going to the gym ‘cool’. Yet nightmares of florescent leg warmers and feeble attempts to jog on a treadmill, whilst my chunky Sony Walkman dragged my jogging pants southward, is probably why I have never understood the addiction to working up...
Yoga Republic

Yoga Republic

Leisure 23 September 2013 0

I’d taken one of the free survey classes at Yoga Republic about a year back and already knew it was the sort of place I was into – clean and tidy with a dash of bohemian style. Located in a charismatic, high-ceilinged prewar building in the center, it’s spacious...
Museum of Sport & Tourism
My daughter isn’t ever likely to be the ‘Sports Personality of the Year’. Like me, her idea of an adrenaline rush is finding a good book and turning its pages for regular exercise. But after a month of football related questions and the imminence of London’s 2012 Olympics, it’s...

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