Dubai Fitness Challenge is here and it’s time to get in your 30 minutes of daily exercise for 30 days. It’s always easier to stick to your fitness goals with a little help from your friends, so rally up your girls and try a new sport or activity at our pick of Dubai’s ladies-only fitness clubs.
Dubai Ladies Club
From outdoor sports to group training, Dubai’s Ladies Club is one of the city’s most popular female-only workout spots. Fancy a spot of tennis? Get on the court with your girl gang and bring out your inner tennis star. Or, pick up a racquet and give squash a go instead. For those who are less inclined towards ball sports, this exclusive club also provides unique personal training programmes, stand up paddleboarding, aqua aerobics and group fitness classes. Plus, you get to try out all these state-of-art facilities while enjoying a stunning view of the golden sands along the Jumeirah coast. It’s the ideal way to spend time with the girls while getting fit.
Top tip: Be adventurous and try out the innovative Octagym, a functional training playground, where groups of eight can engage in exciting total body conditioning sessions.
Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah +971 4 349 9922
This cosy villa is a ladies-only fitness boutique that focuses on supporting women of all ages and stages. With a diverse set of exercises and wellness activities, you can hit your fitness goals in a comfortable setting. From power-punching, calorie-burning cardio workouts to Pilates reformer sessions that work on muscle endurance and barre classes that strengthen and stretch the body, this centre has it all.
Top tip: Wrap up your day here with a massage of your choice – first-timers can claim 50% off their experience.
Motion Fitness, Umm Suqeim +971 4 328 2538
Curvalicious Ladies Fitness Centre
This high-end boutique studio wants to redefine – quite literally – what it means to workout. The personalised sessions here target all female members, helping them to grow a self-confident fitness mindset, stay strong, work on the curves they want and follow a healthy nutritional plan. Coaches double as mentors who keep you accountable and motivated with monthly challenges and a diverse mix of programmes – from suspension training and callisthenics to bodybuilding and powerlifting.
Top tip: Take advantage of the ‘before and after’ pictures option to keep track of how you’re shaping up!
Curvalicious Ladies Fitness Centre, Nadd Al Hamar +971 4 397 3338
Alliance Football Club
If you want to bend it like Mia Hamm, register today for ladies-only football classes at Alliance Football Club. Have a daughter or younger sibling who wants to lace up her boots and get on the pitch as well? The club offers classes for girls aged 10 and up too. Sessions are 90 minutes long and come with age-specific coaching based on a unique methodology. Additionally, you’ll have opportunities to take part in long-term development programmes.
Top tip: Train with a team for a while and you could soon be playing in competitive women’s league games!
Alliance Football Club, Sunmarke School, Jumeirah Village Triangle +971 56 393 0007
Velo Vixens Dubai
Championing a healthy lifestyle, Velo Vixens Dubai is a dedicated group of up to 800 women who ride and train together on a regular basis. Join them on their early Monday morning sessions of 85km around the Al Qudra Cycle Course. These outdoorsy ladies warm up with 28km/hr rides during the first 17km and gradually pick up the pace to 34km/hr. If you’re new to cycling, they hold a skills training class every Wednesday morning.
Top tip: Join their Facebook group – vvdxb – for fun details about the group and the latest events.
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