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 worked out in. But it’s the Hilton branch that gets most the praise, especially their 25 meter pool. Membership prices of approx. zł. 500 per month.
McFit ul. Świętokrzyska 3 (corner of Nowy Świat) & ul. Ostrobramska 73, mcfit.com The budget European chain signals its arrival to Poland with a 2,000 sq/m studio that utilizes the latest technology as well as ‘cyber training’ programs conducted on screen. Open 24/7, with membership from zł. 89 per month.
Pure Jatomi Fitness Platinum Złote Tarasy ul. Złota 59 (Floor 3, opposite McDonald’s), www.jatomifitness.pl New generation machines, innovative forms of group activities (Booiaka, Hot Yoga, Jukari and Wah Gwan Dancehall) and professional personal trainers schooled in nutrition and the healthy lifestyle. Also touts Jacuzzi, sauna, roof terrace and refreshingly spacious changing rooms.
Pure Jatomi Fitness Platinum Zodiak ul. Widok 26, www.jatomifitness.pl Poland’s fastest growing fitness chain has been recognized for excellence after being named SCF Leisure & Fitness
Retailer of the Year 2014. Other Pure Jatomi clubs in Warsaw include: Blue City, Galeria Renova, Sadyba Best Mall, Promenada and Targówek.
RiverView Wellness Centre ul. Emilii Plater 49 (InterContinental), www.riverview.com.pl Top-class facilities and equipment, private instructors and small classes. The view from the highest pool in Europe offers a panorama of the city. Annual prices from zł. 4,200 to zł. 8,350 for Diamond Membership (includes two personal training sessions per month, a complimentary weekend at the InterContinental, etc.).