Looking for new fitness centres in Dubai to check out? With more and more residents opting for a healthier lifestyle, we’re not surprised that there’s a new fitness studio popping up in the city every few weeks. Whether you’re looking to burn calories or just try out fun classes, read this before you choose one…
1. Orangetheory Fitness Dubai
Looking to tone up fast? Try out a group class at Orangetheory Fitness Dubai. The concept behind it is that you work out for an hour, but burn for up to 36 hours. This is achieved by monitoring your heart rate during training, and staying within a specific target zone to stimulate metabolism and increase energy. Also, our favourite Ninja Warrior Samia Kallidis teaches there!
Where: Times Square Centre
2. Reform Athletica
This new boutique fitness studio recently opened up in Jumeirah, and Dubai’s fitness bloggers been raving about it! There are two classes to choose from: Pilates and TRX – two workouts that Reform Athletica’s owners swear by, if practiced regularly.
Where: Jumeirah 1
3. Reset Fitness JLT
Another new fitness studio in Dubai to check out is Reset Fitness in JLT. It’s group training experience is basically a high-intensity interval training workout, where you switch between multiple exercises. There’s a screen to show you exactly what to do at each station.
4. Barry’s Bootcamp Dubai Marina
It’s finally here! Barry’s Bootcamp has opened up its second branch in Dubai Marina, and we couldn’t be more excited. What’s so great about it? The combination of interval and strength training in each class has been proven to burn up to 1,000 calories, or more! Similarly to Orangetheory Fitness, it also boosts your resting metabolism, allowing you to burn calories after the workout.
Where: Trident Grand Mall, Dubai Marina (right before JBR)
5. Karma Yoga Dubai
Located on the 33th floor of a high-rise tower in Dubai Marina, this Bali-inspired yoga studio is basically workout goals! With it’s stunning Dubai Marina views, zen vibes and awesome yoga instructors, you need to check out Karma Yoga! Fancy trying out a class? Head there on Saturdays for a free trial, or sign up on Guavapass!
Where: Marina Plaza, Dubai Marina
6. Fit & Beat Dubai
Fit & Beat is a fitness and dance club that offers a variety of fun classes for women of all ages. In fact, moms can sign up for classes at the same time as their kids as well. From belly dancing, latin and afro beats to HIIT, yoga and Brazilian butt lift, there’s a class for everyone. They’re also on Guavapass!
Where: Sheikh Zayed Road
7. Base 3 Dubai
Base 3 is a passion project created by Craig & Emily – and their aim is to not only reach your fitness goals, but addressing what goes on outside of the gym too. They believe in a holistic approach to fitness, and will help you reach your goals through lifestyle, resilience and performance. Check out their classes here.