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Newest addition

The Diplomat Gym by JKF is the newest addition to the Jan Kares fitness family. It’s located in Prague 6 on the top floor of the Vienna House Diplomat Prague, just steps away from the Dejvicka Metro and tram connections. It offers new cardio and weight-training equipment, experienced trainers, an outdoor workout terrace, sauna, sport massage, physiotherapy and a breathtaking view of Prague.


New machines and professional trainers

Our fitness center’s high-quality ambience is matched only by the expertise offered by our staff. Our capable and experienced team of trainers, physiotherapists and masseurs is ready to help solve your everyday aches and pains and other problems that may hinder your road to fitness. Trainers communicate with each other to help you find the specialists needed to address your specific problems. Together, we will help you get into shape, feel better and prevent or resolve health issues.

Sauna, physiotherapy and massage

Regeneration is important. Following your training, treat yourself to a relaxing sauna and sport massage or book a physiotherapy session. Our team of experienced experts are here to help you with musculoskeletal issues or simply to relax your muscles post-training. A sauna and tranquil relaxation zone are also at your disposal. The team looks forward to seeing you!


Jan Kares

Jan Kares is a personal trainer with more than 25 years of experience, a mountain climber, multiple-time winner of the Ironman title and the holder of the Guinness Book of World Records for pullups.
For many years, he was associated with the LivingWell Health Club & Spa in the Prague Hilton Hotel. In 2013, he opened the Jan Kares Fitness (JKF) center on Tynska street in Prague. Three years later, he founded the Individual Gym on Na Porici street, which remains successful to this day. Together with his colleagues, he is now opening the new Diplomat Gym by JKF in the Vienna House Diplomat Prague hotel complex in the Dejvice neighborhood.

He treats his clients, above all else, as friends, and takes a personal and fair approach to his training and business.  Jan also enjoys healthy cooking and baking, and in collaboration with nutrition experts and confectioners, he has personally created several recipes for desserts and ice cream developed with health-conscious athletes in mind.

Vladimir Korbel

Vladimir Korbel is a personal trainer and a graduate of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport at Charles University in the area of physical education and specialized training in athletics. During his many years of experience in the field of elite sports, he has worked as a fitness trainer for a large number of professional athletes. He also spent two years as a fitness instructor in Sydney, Australia, and beginning in 1998, worked with the world’s leading fitness operator, World Class. At World Class’s Health Academy branch in Prague, he worked as a personal trainer and was responsible for ensuring the quality of its training programs and trainers. He joined Jan Kares fitness in 2021.

Cooperation with Under Armour

Jan Kareš is proud to cooperate with the renown label Under Armour. It offers its clients special prices for sporting apparel and it’s possible to buy through the Diplomat Gym special edition clothing. Clients will be motivated during their workouts by special under armour posters featuring their favorite athletes.

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