The history of the gymnasium: from a school for naked exercise to wellness empire - Naked gymnasium
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The gymnasium (Greek: γυμνάσιον) in Ancient Greece functioned as a training facility for competitors in public game(s). It was also a place for socializing and engaging in intellectual pursuits. The name comes from the Ancient Greek term gymnós meaning "naked". As a tribute to the gods, the Ancient Greeks used to go to the gym naked, a notion integrated into the semantics of the word “gymnasium” that.