Never let them see you sweat


The Roma Gym on Calle Orizaba, in the Colonia Roma between Calles Álvaro Obregón and Chihuahua, has picture windows that face the street. For years, the early-evening aerobics classes have attracted an audience of mirones – voyeuristic onlookers. For those who are merely watching, or those who want to replace the lost calories after exercising, the gym is located a few doors down from La Bella Italia, Mexico City’s best ice-cream parlor.