Ok, so chances are your January fitness resolutions died way back in February…
But the summer months are the perfect time to get back on the wagon, with loads of gyms offering serious discounts. Be quick though – some of these deals expire at the end of June…
This trendy boutique gym in Dubai Marina is offering one month of unlimited classes for just Dhs799, if you book your package before June 30. You can also get 20 per cent off all class packages. NRG is all about the group classes, and there are three studios: NRG Ride (spinning), NRG Train (Zumba, yoga, circuits and HITT) and NRG Focus (pole and aerial yoga).
Marina Walk, Dubai Marina, daily 7am to 9pm, Dhs100 per class, 1,280 for 16 classes, Tel: (050) 6527722. Metro: DAMAC Properties. nrgfitness.me
Book a one-month package at this new DIFC spinning studio before the end of Ramadan and you’ll get it for half the price (Dhs400 for unlimited classes, rather than Dhs800). The package is valid for 30 days and starts from the day you buy it. Short on time? Try the Les Mills Virtual class, a no-nonsense, 30-minute workout. Hip hop fans, try the hip hop theory session.
Sky Gardens, DIFC, Dubai, Sun to Weds 7am to 8pm, Thur 7am to 5pm, Sat 10am to 11am, closed Fri. Tel: (04) 3934039. Metro: Financial Centre. cadencetheory.com
1six8 have introduced new multi-pass memberships, rather than their usual class packages, so you can book a set number of sessions per 30 days, starting at Dhs360 for four sessions all the way up to Dhs1,450 for 30 sessions per 30 days (for the super hardcore). Purchase a membership package or class package before June 30th and you’ll get a 10 per cent discount. And remember – your first session is free.
Jumeirah Terrace Building, 1st Street, Jumeirah 1, Dubai, Sun to Weds 7am to 8.30pm, Fri 9am, Sat 9am to 10am. Tel: (04) 3254499. Taxi: Jumeirah Terrace Building. 1six8.net
Also: Warehouse Gym, Umm Suqeim
The Business Bay yoga studio’s ‘Healthy Body, Healthy Mind’ special is running from now until July 31. Book a monthly package and get it for Dhs700 (instead of Dhs900). Alternatively, buy a class package between now and June 30, and get 20 per cent extra (so, one free class on a five-class package, two free classes on a 10-class package and four free classes on a 20-class package). All packages are valid for three months from the date you buy them.
Floor 37, Zone A, Aspect Tower (part of Executive Towers), Business Bay, Dubai. Timings vary. Tel: (04) 3697882. Metro: Business Bay. urbanyoga.ae
Fit Squad DXB
For anyone who needs an extra bit of motivation, having a personal trainer might be the answer. Fit Squad DXB have a team of great trainers to choose from. Book with them before June 30, and you’ll get 16 sessions (four per week over four weeks) with a personal trainer for just Dhs2,999 (the usual price is Dhs250 per session or Dhs2,200 for 10). You can also book 10 sessions for Dhs1,995 all summer long.
Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club
Get access to Bodylines at Towers Rotana for a whole day for just Dhs49 on weekdays or Dhs99 on weekends. There’s a fitness studio, full equipped gym, rooftop pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The offer is available until August 31, so you have all summer to enjoy it.
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, daily 6am to 11pm. Tel: (04) 3438000. Metro: Financial Centre. rotana.com
Buy a 15-class package for the summer before June 30, and you’ll be spending just Dhs90 per class at this popular barre studio (the usual price is Dhs130 per class, so that’s quite a saving).
Al Thanya Mall, Al Thanya Street, off Al Wasl Road, Dubai, timings vary. Tel: (04) 3210577. Taxi: Al Thanya Mall. physique57.com
This high-end personal training facility has a special discounted rate of Dhs395 per session (the usual rate is Dhs450) throughout July and August.
Lamborghini Building, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Sun to Fri 5am to 11pm. Tel: (052) 7239333. Metro: First Gulf. embodyfitness.ae
JW Marriott Marquis
Take your workout inside the tallest hotel in the world with this brilliant deal from the JW Marriott Marquis. Sign up for a 12-week membership to use between June and September, and you’ll pay just Dhs2,700 for Club Marquis’ excellent fitness facilities, including the gym and group classes. Plus, the deal includes 20% off in the hotel’s bars and restaurants for up to four people, 30% off treatments in the Saray Spa and 25% off room rates for the perfect summer staycation. Pool access is included too.