- http://www.comune.torino.it/verdepubblico/patrimonioverde/attivitanelverde/sportnelverde.shtml The sport, as a means of training and mental and physical development of human personality, and not as a pure expression of racing or sports event, it naturally encouraged and stimulated. The theme of green seen as close to nature and the practice of sport in the city are inextricably linked. In addition to the bicycle and its bike paths, jogging in the countryside can be made and can be made many other sports, both on closed displaced internally or on board the green areas, both outdoors, plant and equipment in free use. Many parks provide facilities and sports equipment free to use, and in particular locations equipped gym, where you can do stretching exercises, heat, muscle strengthening, coordination and skill. the start of each athletic course a general explanatory bulletin will indicate the full path and each piece of equipment available). A new fitness center opens today at the Parco del Valentino. This is an area for outdoor sports a new concept, equipped with tools designed for gentle exercise and physical activity needs of older people. The new area is now the largest city in the fitness pool: it occupies about 300 square meters, at the end of avenue of vines, near the existing games, and is free to use by anyone loves 'sporting activity outdoors (children, however, over 10 years, under the watchful eye of parents), the winning design encourages their use, both by those who exercise regularly, both by the laziest . Made according to European standards UNI EN 957/05 for outdoor sports equipment, its 10 stations, immersed in the pleasant shade of the trees and arranged to form a big "S" on the ground, they are all double sided and then used by 2 people time. The tools are very similar to those found in normal indoor gym, but it is not body building facilities for training or racing: rather, they are tools to simple exercises, to train with kindness and rhythmic movements, without risk of tearing muscle and weight without difficulty, calling for individual groups of muscles and improving motor skills. There are, in fact, swinging tools, useful in improving the mobility of the legs and knees, others to speed, to the waist and back massage, while others adapted to strengthen the neck, shoulders, arms, abdominals . All structures are made of galvanized steel and powder coated.
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- Parco del Valentino
- Turin, Piedmont
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