This is what every gym should look like, no comfortable cushions, no air conditioning, no stupid mirrors. Nothing more manly than lifting 40-year-old car parts in the middle of the wilderness.This is an open-air fitness center “Kachalka gym” in Kiev’s Hydropark in Kiev, Ukraine. In the year 1972 some volunteers placed the first training equipments here. The training equipment is made out of old tanks from World war 2, cars or machine parts. Anything that stands here was donated and everybody is welcome and the use of the equipment is free of cost. On peak days there are supposed to be around 4000 people training here, Everything is chained up to prevent from thieves.
This gym feature more than 215 weight machines fashioned from old scrap metall and wood, punching bags made from used tyres and free weights chained to the sandy ground. This unique gym produces the same physical hardships and muscle definition you would find in any fancy gym in the world.