Amman’s old school gym for the foreign and the working class

I go to a gym called Man’s Fitness Corner in downtown Amman. There are a few Westerners, but most members are locals or from Africa, the rest of the Middle East and Asia. They’re mostly migrants, refugees, students and other bodybuilders on a budget. When I was a teacher, this was the only gym I could afford. There are hardly any machines, just free weights. It’s an oasis for old school bodybuilders who live on a budget in this crazily expensive city. My gonzo photo piece is here:

http://www.albawaba.com/slideshow/man%E2%80%99s-fitness-corner-old-school-gym-downtown-amman-working-class-881930

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