Category Archives: Fitness

Cariocas are famous for their tanned and well-trained bodies. Are you looking for a place to work out in Rio de Janeiro, too? Rio for You presents you different gyms and classes for all kind of fitness activities. Most of them offer classes in English and you can always schedule a trial class. Get fit for Rio de Janeiro!

Pilates

Pilates in Rio de Janeiro

If you think Pilates is an activity for the elderly, get ready to be proven wrong.  This workout lengthens and stretches all the major muscle groups in the body. This activity is grabbing more and more followers each day.  So prepare yourself to start practicing Pilates in Rio de Janeiro.

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CrossFit Leblon

CrossFit in Rio de Janeiro

CrossFit Leblon

CrossFit Leblon

Looking for a place in Rio de Janeiro to practice one of the world’s fastest growing strength and conditioning programs? Then you should try CrossFit! The sport is not a traditional, specialized training program like doing isolated weight lifting or using complicated exercise equipments; when doing CrossFit, you learn to use your whole body,  for example by doing Continue reading

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

Stand Up Paddle Guaratiba

Stand Up Paddle Guaratiba

What would be better than experiencing the spectacular view of the Cidade Maravilhosa from the ocean while having fun on a surfboard? Stand up Paddle is a relaxing way to be on the water and enjoy yet another sight of Rio de Janeiro. Best of all, everyone can do it, regardless of age.

Stand up Paddle means that you are standing on a large surfboard while you use an ore for paddling. Originally, this sport comes from Hawaii, where it is known as Hoe he’e nalu.

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