Membership at this DIY ‘Flintstones’-like gym in Nusa Penida costs less than a cup of coffee per month

Image this: a dude doing the bench press like an Insta health influencer, however he presses up wooden and cement. 

The gymnasium “machines” on this DIY, open air gymnasium situated in a village in Nusa Penida, nearly appear like one thing out of The Flintstones, because the tools are all selfmade utilizing low cost development supplies.

That features dumbbells, barbells, cable machines and bars for calisthenics.

Picture: Screengrab.

One specific video of native guys pumping it out, uploaded by TikTok account @aldigym in December, went viral not too long ago and has amassed 8 million views per this text’s publication. The account persistently posts fitness-related content material, principally exhibiting the boys figuring out (with impeccable kind, we’d add) and, naturally, flexing their muscle mass. 

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Sebuluh-based I Wayan Marlon Saputra, who uploaded the video, advised Detik that the gymnasium was constructed by the area people on a plot of land on a farm owned by somebody that he solely known as Pak (Mr) Aldi. To the locals, it has develop into generally known as “Aldi Fitness center.”

“We constructed these tools step-by-step. The supplies [we used] have been cement, sand, stones, wooden, iron, and ropes,” stated 16-year-old Marlon, who had already begun figuring out at residence when he was an eighth grader.

Marlon stated to develop into a member at Aldi Fitness center, one is required to pay a month-to-month contribution payment of IDR10,000 (US$0.67), which is able to go in direction of making new barbells. 

He added that the concept for the gymnasium started through the pandemic and amid a downturn in tourism.

“We hope that with the gymnasium, youngsters in our village won’t be too targeted on their telephones,” he stated, blissful that the viral video has garnered extra consideration in direction of the gymnasium.


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