Calisthenics Park for Aguamarina

Calisthenics Park for Aguamarina
Calisthenics Park for Aguamarina

I posted a photo on Facebook last week showing a number of holes that had been dug in the Aguamarina Children’s Park by Municipal workmen. I wondered what their purpose might be! The following day they were all filled with concrete.

Im delighted to say that I now have the answer and it is something that many of us have been requesting for some time. The people of Aguamarina are about to get a long overdue Calisthenics area where members of the public, more especially those of a certain age, will be able to practise gentle exercise.  

The word calisthenics comes from the ancient Greek words kalos, which means “perfect” or “good” (to emphasise the aesthetic pleasure that derives from the perfection of the human body), and sthenos, meaning “strength” (great mental strength, courage, strength and determination). It is the art of using one’s body weight and qualities of inertia as a means to develop one’s physique.

Although the development aspect might be rather too late for many of us the exercise equipment should nevertheless encourage individuals to pay a little more attention to their body.

Municipal sources have confirmed that they are going to install this “calisthenics park”, which will be used by people to practice physical exercises with their own body weight.

For the safety of some of my ‘larger’ colleagues, I just hope the concrete has properly set before they install the equipment.


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