Be active! Seven ways to stay fit in the UAE this summer
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the importance of health and fitness cannot be underestimated. For those who reside in the UAE, there is a plethora of options to choose from.
Here are some great ways to stay fit indoors and out:
1. Zumba class
Who says you can’t have fun working out? Head over to NRG fitness to dance and spin to Latin American rhythms and lose weight too. First-time visitors can also book a free trial for a course. The courses are priced at 105 Dhs.
More information can be found at: https://www.nrgfitness.me/
2. Spin course
Crank Fitness has branches in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and is offering first-time packages for just 60 Dhs. Fitness First also offers spinning classes with your first for free as part of their free trial package.
Check out the Crank Fitness website at: https://www.crank-fit.com/ or contact Fitness First at: 800-FITNESS (800-348-6377)
Keep your workouts fun and smooth by visiting Bounce. Did you know that just 10 minutes of jumping equals 30 minutes of running?
Bounce offers fitness classes that let you jump for an hour with an instructor and lose weight doing it!
For more information visit: https://bounce.ae/bounce-fit/
Rock climbing is sure to get your body sweating and your mind working, making it the perfect summer activity. At Aventura Park you can ride at night and do other activities such as rope swing and zipline. The Wall DWTC also offers the UAE’s highest outdoor climbing club.
For more information on Aventura Park, see: https://www.aventuraparks.com/ and on The Wall DWTC at: https://www.dorellsports.com/
When you think of skiing, Dubai is not the first place you think of, but thanks to Ski Dubai, anyone can try it. Skiing is a great way to burn calories and feel great while doing it! Ski Dubai packages start at Dhs 210 and beginners can even take ski lessons to learn the basics at ski school.
For more information visit: https://www.skidxb.com/
There are various UAE boxing exclusive gyms that you can enjoy this summer. The Fit Boys Boxing Club offers morning and evening classes as well as classes for children. UNDERDOGBOXN offers three different classes: Complete Boxing, Boxing Plus Bodyweight Exercises, or Boxing and Yoga.
You can find more information about UNDERDOGBOXN at: https://underdogboxn.com/. Alternatively, Fit Boys Boxing Club classes can be booked at: http://www.fitboysgym.com/faq.php
Skip the arm day at the gym and head to Kite Beach to work your upper body and cool off on the beach. One hour of kayak rental costs 60 Dhs, but if you opt for a double kayak, you and your friend can pay 40 Dhs each. For kayaking with a view, the Louvre Abu Dhabi offers kayaking for 126 Dhs.
For Kite Beach Kayak Rental, visit: https://kitensurf.ae/kayak/