You ask anyone what their favourite thing about Dubai is, and we’d be pretty confident to guess that they’ll say the weather right?
Well the weather is not the only thing that will have you feeling the heat here - as the city is also home to some of the best fitness studios and gyms in the world.
So, if you’re looking for where’s best to unlock an all year round summer bod or like the rest of us, just want to find somewhere you can find a love for fitness.
We’ve rounded up some of the top fitness studios to check out in Downtown Dubai!
Shall we jump into it? Abs-olutely!
Head down to REVL Training in Downtown for the ultimate strength training session.
Their fitness studio is focused on high-performance strength training and they host a wide range of group fitness classes so while you sweat it out, you might just make a friend or two!
They have several amenities such as; free parking, shower stations, and locker rooms!
The fitness studio’s operating hours are 6:30am-9:30pm on weekdays and 8:30am-12:30pm on weekends with classes starting from AED 120.
Whether your goal is muscle recovery or tension release, a good old stretch is the way to go.
This fitness studio aims to help you gain the freedom of movement to pursue an active, fluid and pain-free lifestyle.
Their studio hosts a variety of group sessions which focus on the journey of a stretch and will teach you the right way to move your body.
Even better? They offer different programs and services tailored to your needs – beginner to advanced, so you could jump in for an assisted stretching class or if you have a specific focus book in for a private session.
Are you searching for a yoga studio that’s beyond a typical downward dog - somewhere that’s more of a community with its own ethos and way of life?
Ah so zen!
Step into ZOGA’s yoga shala in Downtown Dubai, and join their group classes that range from sunrise-yoga to hot vinyasa flow.
The fitness studio runs classes from 7:30am-9pm and even has a in-house cafe, if you’re looking to grab a little detox booster or indulge in one of their healthy bowls.
A single session will cost you AED 115 or you can opt for their one week unlimited pass which costs AED 550!
Once you leave BARE, you won’t stop coming back for more!
Known as ‘the workout that actually works’. Not only will you work up a sweat but it’s rumoured to be an absolute calorie killer.
Join their cardio focused group classes which also include a hint of strength training. We’re feeling the burn just thinking about it!
This fitness studio’s timings are 6:30am-10pm on weekdays and 8:30am-12:30pm on weekends. Single sessions could start at AED 120.
The Burj Club
How does a workout while overlooking the iconic Burj Khalifa and Dubai Fountain sounds? Pretty epic right?
Whatever your favourite style of fitness, The Burj Club will without a doubt, have something from you. From group HIIT sessions, to deep stretch yoga or a high energy circut class.
However you want to move your body, this is the place for you.
Oh and did we mention, you can also take a dip in their semi-olympic size pool? You’ll just have to walk into this place to get shredded.
Classes run from 12pm-8pm daily with one session costing you AED 95, and club members enter for free!
MOTION indoor cycling
Looking to get your spin on? Well, MOTION’S your spot.
This spacious indoor cycling and fitness studio brings the spice with their range of spinning classes lasting between 30-45 minutes.
You can climb to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro with their heavy distance classes or burn over 500 calories in one of their power hour classes in your lunch break!
If you’re able to walk after, you can grab a protein shake or healthy bite from the cafe! Or even a slice of cake - you deserve it.
This fitness studio is open from 6:30am-9pm with classes starting at AED 126.
And if you are more on the south corner of the city, then we’ve rounded up some of the best fitness studios in Dubai Marina to check out!