What is a Thaichin Gym?

A ThaiChin gym – physical exercises and activities performed inside, often using equipment, especially when done as a subject at school. The gymnasium is a large room with equipment for exercising the body and increasing strength or a club where you can go to exercise and keep fit.

A ThaiChin gym is a gymnasium, also known as a health club and a fitness center. Gymnasiums have moved away just being a location for gymnastics. Where they had gymnastics apparatus such as barbells, parallel bars, jumping boards and running path etc.

If you are looking to join a gymnastics club, please see gymnastics.

A health club, the fitness center is now commonly referred to as a gym.

If you like the variety of your workouts, then the gym is the place for you. Different gyms will have different features, however, most will include the following sections:

Cardio machines: 

These will help you improve your cardiovascular fitness through sustained, low-intensity aerobic exercise.

Weight machines:

These are great for helping beginners build muscle when starting at ground zero.

Free weights:

A step-up in difficulty from weight machines, free weights are used in strength training.

Aerobics classes and studio:

A fun, instructor-led way to burn calories, increase flexibility, and tone muscles.


Great for ex-athletes and recreational players to get exercise by practicing their game.

Swimming pool:

For those who need a form of low-impact cardio, or if you just like to swim.

Hot tub and sauna:

The perfect remedy for sore muscles after you work out. Allowing your muscles to relax and recover in a hot tub or sauna actually helps you lose weight, eliminate toxins, and burn fat deposits.