A Fitness Fanatics Guide to Dubai

Dubai, a place of luxury, adventure, fine dining and some of the best gyms you’ll ever come across. If you’re travelling to Dubai any time soon, you can rest assured, finding a good gym will be the least of your worries. Whether it’s weightlifting you’re into, or maybe yoga is more your thing, there is a place for everyone.

Here are our top 5 picks of the gyms YOU need to visit when you’re next in Dubai.

  1. Gymnation

Dubbed by local radio stations as ‘The best gym in the UAE’, Gymnation is definitely one to get yourself down to. With 5 locations across Dubai, and more coming soon, this gym is a firm favourite amongst locals and visitors alike. If it’s modern aesthetics aren’t enough to tempt you, they’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so you’ll never have to miss a workout.

2. UFC Gym Middle East

If you’re looking to let off some steam during your time in Dubai, the UFC Gym may be the one for you. The UFC Gym is proud to be making MMA training available to all, having classes to cater for all ages and abilities. Combining classic training with techniques and moves of MMA professionals, you’re sure to be fighting for a spot at this gym.

3. DRYP Dubai

Maybe yoga is more your thing and you’re after a sweat? DRYP is Dubai’s hottest yoga studio…Literally. DRYP is definitely one for the instagram feed with its classy interiors and views of the marina both inside the studios and out. Offering hot yoga and hot fitness classes all whilst catering to any ability, this studio is sure to transform you and your stay in Dubai.

4. Crank

Ever wanted to workout at a nightclub? Well this place brings all those party vibes and more. Ride, Shape or Stretch, Crank has it all. With state of the art lighting and sound systems, this gym is well worth a visit, and a few snaps for the gram.

5. Warehouse Muscle Beach

Last but certainly by no means least, Muscle Beach. This training space offers views of JBR and long stretches of warm white sand, all whilst being able to workout in the sun, what more could you ask for? Just like leg day, this gym is not one to be skipped.

By Hollie Wakefield