Hang gliding in Rio is really popular. It´s not only the almost perfect conditions with wind, views and hills that´s the reason, the spirit of the new Carioca is one of adventure and sports.
You might think that swimming in Rio would be a piece of cake, just throw yourself into ocean! But it´s not really like that, it´s only really able swimmers that should try that and even they ..
Gyms in Rio de Janeiro are everywhere. The habit of working those pecs or trimming that butt is very common. Aerobics, boxercise, weight lifting and so on... you can do it all.
Futsal, beach football and football in Rio de Janeiro is everywhere. Chasing down that ball is one of the favourite pastimes of the Carioca. Before work, after work, during work, on the beach, on the streets; ..