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Fitness Center

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

    Pyongyang, April 7 (KCNA) -- The Fitness Center, situated at the foot of Moran Hill in Pyongyang, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is visited every day by a lot of working people, sports fans and athletes. They are enjoying their pleasant time there, fitting their bodies and relieving their fatigue. Seen among the visitors were triple world judo championship holder Kye Sun Hui, strong weight-lifter of Asia Ri Song Hui and other sports masters who have distinguished themselves in various events.
    The center, operated by the Korea Global Sports Partners Co. Ltd., is a two-storied building with a total floor space of more than 650 square meters. It consists of two body-fitness rooms and fatigue-relieving rooms.
    The body-fitness rooms are furnished with nearly 20 kinds of apparatuses for running and for body-fitting.
    The fatigue-relieving rooms include massage, sauna and shower rooms. The visitors do physical exercises with apparatuses suitable to their body-weight and body-shape within the set-time under the guidance of training coaches. And they are served with international sports information and video tapes on games. In room having two walls covered with large-sized mirrors, people systematically learn the mass rhythmic gymnastics to the accompaniment of music and women do gymnastic exercises with ring, ball and jumping rope to fit their bodies.
    Officials and families of foreign embassies and foreign students studying in Pyongyang are frequent to visit the center.
    President of the Korea Global Sports Partners Co. Ltd. Ri Hye Gyong told KCNA that the center would contribute to the development of sports of the country and to the sports cultural and emotional life of working people, thus discharging its mission.

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