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No excuses for not working out

No excuses for not working out

THERE are many ways to keep fit and throughout Phnom Penh and other main centres in the Kingdom there are scores of sports and health clubs, fitness centres and gymnasiums.

Many hotels include gyms, steam rooms and saunas for their guests while for those living in the capital, they can join facilities that have everything from tennis courts and swimming pools to add to their fitness centres equipment, which includes everything from exercise bikes and weights to boxing equipment and rowing machines.

The VIP Sport Club has been operating since 2003 with a complete range of facilities including those for tennis and swimming, and various levels of membership from US$40 a month or $300 a year for full weekly membership to special family membership deals.

AusFit is another facility that offers all the latest equipment and amenities, having just relocated to be the first one in Tuol Kok at De Castle Diamond and has a magnificent rooftop swimming pool, illuminated by a skylight above and cooled by breezes from the terrace where a juice bar is located.

So whether you want to lose body fat, tone up your body, gain muscle or improve stamina, fitness centres such as this are offering men and women of all ages the chance to get in shape.


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