World Gym Opens Its First Gym in Czech Republic with Plans for More Locations

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World Gym International, the iconic global brand for bodybuilding and seriously fun fitness, announced the opening of a brand new fitness center in Prague, Czech Republic.

Partners Lev Nemenov, Michail Batenin, (current World Gym Franchisees in Russia) and two other partners - Sergey Skutelnikov and Oldrich Zeleny, opened this state of the art fitness center as their first step in bringing the World Gym Brand to new fitness enthusiasts in Central Europe. They plan to open three to four additional World Gym fitness centers in the Czech Republic. 

This new facility will be open from 7:00 a.m. through 10:00 p.m., seven days a week. The gym boasts a swimming pool, a World Gym Barbell Café/Smoothie Bar and top-of-the-line workout equipment.  Group exercise classes include Pilates, Yoga, Aerobics, Cycling, Dance, Martial Arts, Aqua Fit, Workouts for Expectant Mothers, Mommy and Me exercises and more.  Members can also enjoy personal services such as Spa/Sauna, Massage, Nutrition/Weight Loss Counseling, Personal Training, Physical Therapy, Tanning and more.

“Lev & Michail operate some of some of the most impressive clubs I have seen since coming on board,” says Guy Cammilleri, Managing Director of World Gym International. “They have truly embraced the spirit of the World Gym Brand and we are thrilled that they will continue to expand the brand in the Czech Republic.”

Not only will this club be the first of its kind in the area, but local partners Sergey and Oldrich (who personally manage the operation) expect that this project will bring significant economic benefits to the local community, including the creation of up to 50 new jobs. The club celebrated its opening on January 22, 2014 with a Grand Opening ceremony featuring VIPs from the world of sport and culture, a fashion show, a bodybuilding exhibition, a dance performance and a sweepstakes.

Gym Address and Telephone Number:

World Gym Prague – Slunecny Vrsek

Přátelství 1518/4

102 00 Praha 10

Tel.: 777885855

For more information on World Gym International, please visit

About World Gym International

The iconic World Gym brand was founded in 1976 by Joe Gold during the glory days of “Muscle Beach” in Venice, CA when serious fitness collided with the world of Hollywood celebrities. Since then, World Gym has evolved into an internationally recognized brand that has captured the imagination of fitness enthusiasts around the globe. Focused on the mantra “Seriously Fun Fitness”, World Gym is dedicated to creating a network of ultimate workout destinations across the globe. With its headquarters located in sunny southern California, World Gym currently has over 200 franchised locations in 14 countries, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Cayman Islands, Guatemala, India, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States. To learn more about World Gym and franchise opportunities with this storied brand, please visit

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