Dubai is a gym haven with its many high-quality and trendy fitness concepts, venues and wellness centers across the city. From boutique gyms and bootcamps to cycling, yoga and pilates studios, there are plenty of ways to stay fit and active in Dubai.
Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities in the world when it comes to fitness and the city’s many different options for gyms and fitness centers play testament to that. Whether you are looking for weight training or cardio, dance classes or boxing, you will find an option to suit your lifestyle and to achieve your personal fitness goals. Here are some of Dubai’s most unique fitness concepts to give you an idea of the variety that’s on offer when it comes to gyms in Dubai.
Global concept Fitness First has over 20 branches of its gyms in Dubai alone, with additional fitness centers located in Sharjah, Al Ain and Abu Dhabi in the UAE. Conveniently located across the city – including inside Dubai’s leading residential communities- access is easy and they offer premium memberships that allow you to use all of their clubs locally and internationally. So no excuses not to work out!
If you’re looking for a fitness center in Dubai that offers a variety of sports in one venue, check out Fit Republik and sister facility Studio Republik for a world of wellness under one roof. Located in Dubai Sports City (yes there is a dedicated district in Dubai for sports!) Fit Republik has a state-of-the-art gym but also an Olympic size swimming pool, gymnastics arena, 12 weightlifting stations, an outdoor running track and deep freeze cryotherapy. The complex even has its own healthy café so you can literally spend the day here. Sister center Studio Republik on Sheikh Zayed Road is one of Dubai’s latest fitness facilities to open; a huge complex that combines fitness and wellness with music and performing arts, a concept unlike any other.
Warehouse Gym is a workout institution when it comes to gyms in Dubai and it’s a popular go-to place for fitness fanatics. Renowned for their CrossFit classes, Warehouse also offers boxing, spinning and personal training in a vibrant urban environment. With multiple locations across town, including an outdoor gym in Jumeirah Beach Residence called Warehouse Muscle Beach, which this is the perfect place to work out under the sun.
When it comes to outdoor gyms in Dubai, there are plenty of venues to choose from too, with new places opening up all the time. Skydive Dubai features an outdoor gym that overlooks the Marina skyline, which also offers callisthenics and CrossFit equipment, sprint tracks, a climbing area and specialist flooring.
Many of Dubai’s residential areas also have their own community outdoor fitness space and gym equipment that you can use for free, including at Jumeirah Beach Residence and in Barsha park. Many communities also feature tennis courts, running tracks and basketball courts that you can use.