Bangkok, Thailand Gyms & Pattaya / Chon Buri, Thailand Gyms + Gyms on Phuket

Glitzy Fitness Centers are seemingly always packed .. & seemingly everywhere ..  in Bangkok.

Power Zone Gym has moved to a new facility 2 story atrium  + new infrared saunas! The high ceiling is good for at least 3 more reps!   :-o)


Mr. Thailand & IFBB world champion Khun Sitthi Charoenrith's Power Zone Gym remains the premiere Thai gym.

2 time IFBB World Champ, Khun Sitthi was featured in Flex Magazine.


August 16, 2008: Ka Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon won the Olympic Gold Medal for Women's Weightlifting in the 53kg class.  Ka  Prapawadee set Olympic record with 126kg in clean & jerk

Prapawadee also holds the World Record in the clean & jerk with a 130kg lift set at the Thailand National Championships held in May 2008.

Prapawadee is a former Word Junior Chanpion who won the gold medal at the 2006 & 2007 World Championships (2007 World Championships were held in Chiang Mai) & the 2007 Asian Championships.

.Mr. & Ms. Thailand was held in Bangkok May 17 & 18, 2008

Pictures from 2008 Women's Competition

Pictures from Men's Competition


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Power Zone is to Thai Gyms as  Venice Beach Gold's Gym was to California Gyms in the '70s.

The real deal!  Power Zone Bangkok

Universe Gym Pattaya Beach


Weightlifting Instructional DVD featuring Sitthi & Ms. World Figure Diane Jardim Stratton

เป้าหมายของโปรแกรม ที่สุดของแอโรบิค คือ การแนะนำให้ผู้ที่มีความสนใจในเริื่องขอ

Khun Sitthi, raised in Issan's Surin, is Power Zone Gym's owner. 

The gym is full of Thai smiles & high energy!


Pattaya's Universe Gym owner Diane Jardim Stratton

Diane is featured in our weight lifting video.



Double Winner

Ms Roongtawan

Body Building  49 kilo class  2nd

MISS FITNESS over 160 cms  3rd

Ms. Kanyarach


over 160 cms   2nd

Ms Apiporn


under  160 cms 3rd place

Khun Kongthit

Body Building

65 kilo class 4th Place




Personal Trainers & Personal Trainer Certification Classes in Bangkok

<66> (084) 704-8171 Thai Dialing instructions  (skype is under .03 minute US - Thailand)       หรือ Personal Trainer Email :

Lupini Park is an green oasis of serenity hidden in the bustle of Bangkok ..  Lupini is perfect for a jog, skate, bike, walk

December 7, 2007: Thailand's SouthEast Asian Games Winning (& SEA Games record setting) Women's 4x400 relay tests Gold Medals for 24k Thai gold

 .. using their best MBK 24k Thai gold assay testing technique.

In Thailand 24k (=pure) Gold is commonly referred to as Thai Gold.

A therapeutic Wat Pho Thai Massage after your workout?  Hurts so good. :-)))   A wonderful thing!


Sitthi's Weight Lifting Demonstration Videos

Free Google Videos: Bench Press   Cable Fly   Kick Backs.




music video on myspace: Jeff & Soi Dogs play da Blues .. in Thai!: Jao Chu Blues (Womanizer Blues). Very Cool!

Phuket Gym with Muay Thai Boxing Class Patong Si       Phuket Fit Club: Personal Trainers on Patong Beach

VIDEO: Bicep Exercises: 1.  Dumb Bell Curls demonstrated by IFBB World Champion Sitthi Charoenrith 2. Bar Bell Curls with forced reps 3. Concentration Curls with drop sets

Weight Lifting




Thailand   Videos

A Professionally Designed Exercise Program on DVD .. Proper form & technique taught by World Class Pros

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Power Zone's Douglas Latchford & Gold Winner Sitthi at 2006 Asian Games. Khun Douglas as an Awards Celebrity.

In 2005 Thailand captured #2 at the World Championships in Shanghai.


Khun Sitthi

Gold 80 kg

Khun Somsri

Silver 60kg

Khun Panupong

Bronze 75k

Khun Thongpan

Bronze 65k

weightlifting video produced in Thailand

Featuring Diane & Sitthi. 

 Filmed at: 

Thai Japan Din Dang 

& Universe Gym


Direct links to over 200 Thai hotels & apartments .. Hotels with free WiFi Internet.

See Sitthi & Diane Pics cut from our weightlifting video produced 100% in Thailand.

December 2005:Thailand finished 2nd at the  World Body Building Championships in Shanghai


Open Source (= FREE) Weight Lifting DVD ..

Asian Championships
Khun Somsri 
60 Kg 

Power Zone winners in Bali.

( L-R )  Khun Somkid bronze 55 Kg.. Khun Douglas Latchford..

 Khun Somsri gold 70 Kg.. Khun Kongtidh bronze 65 Kg

Mr. Douglas Latchford ( Author & President of the Thai Bodybuilders Association)

Asian Championships
Khun Somkid
55 Kg

Congratulations to some hard working World Class Champion Athletes.

Universe Gym is owned by long term Thai residents, Aussies: Former Mr. Universe, the ever so personable & helpful Mr. Shane Stratton & former Ms. World Figure / several time Ms. Australia Figure, the beautiful, vivacious & fit Diane Jardim Stratton.   

The Old & Glorious ( now moved )Pattaya Beach Front  Universe Gym will always be the best Thai gym.  RIP

Beach Road, Pattaya, Thailand.   Across the street from the world famous Pattaya beach. ( no tsunami effect)

The original Universe Gym, Across the street from picturesque Pattaya Beach! ( a world class 'tanning booth' with live entertainment )

Thai Japan Din Dang

Directions to Thai Japan Din Dang: take the sky train to Victory Monument & tell a taxi 'Thai Yippun Din Dang'(  Yippun ( nippon ) = Thai for Japan ) & at the gate 'indicate' you want to go the gym.

The Thai Japan Din Dang compound is huge.   Tip: the weight lifting center is to your left, 100 meters after exiting the guard / entry station.

Assorted outdoor Thai aerobic classes in the Thai Japan Din Dang quadrangle weekday mornings.

Exercise groups from fan dance to calisthenics.

A Thai Kick boxing workout ring is adjacent to the weight room & several nights per week professional Thai kick boxers are present working out!


Part of the '24 Hour Fitness' chain, a US membership works here! 

California Fitness, Liberty Square, 287 Silom Rd (631 1122), Across Silom Rd. from Patpong! 

Drink coffee at Starbucks & watch the workout warriors get it on, the multi story glass enclosed workout area is highly visible from the surrounding buildings !

Brand new location at Sukhumvit  Soi 23, 1 block from Asoke .. & the Asoke BTS / Asoke Subway.

Most 3 star up Hotels & Serviced Apartments will have a sufficient exercise roomAny hotel outside Khao Son Road will have some sorta gym.

Elephants sharing the road with cars, tuk tuks, vans & buses. "I lub Chang tu mutt", Khun Tem

I am always so happy to see Pong.   I like to call my friends, so Pong can trumpet over my mobile.

Pong's trumpet makes everyone happy! Khun Tem

Not a workout warrior?  Need help with exercise movement details?  Lotsa Links to Exercise sites

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dog jokes ..

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