If you need to be at your desk at dawn, or if you prefer to get your weekend workouts done and dusted by 9am, these classes will have you sweating by sunrise.

Tribe Fit/Bodyworx
Get stuck into Les Mills RPM, Bodypump, Bodycombat and Core at 6.30am Sunday to Thursday. Meanwhile, over at Bodyworx, you can kick off at 7am with their classes in Tae Bo, Boxercise Worx and Cycle Worx.

Tribe Fit, Dubai Marina, Dubai.
Tel: (800) 87423. Metro: Dubai Marina.

Bodyworx, Rimal Plaza Level, JBR, Dubai.
Tel: (04) 3746871. Metro: Jumeirah Lake Towers.

The Circuit Factory
While Dubai snoozes, get your blood pumping at The Circuit Factory. They do circuit training sessions in which you move around various stations going as hard as possible for 60 seconds each time. It starts at 6.30am on weekdays at the Al Quoz gym, 6am at the Springs venue and 5.45am at their Mirdif establishment.

24 Fitness, Al Quoz 1, Dubai.
Taxi: Off Street 8

Dubai British School, The Springs, Dubai.
Taxi: Springs Town Centre

Al Mizhar American Academy, Algeria Road, Mirdif, Dubai.
Taxi: Al Mizhar

Club Stretch
Set your biorhythms in tune for the day with a Bikram yoga session at Club Stretch. Classes at the Dubai Marina branch start at 6.30am on Mondays and Wednesdays, while the Bur Dubai outlet opens at 7am on Sundays and Tuesdays.

Bur Dubai: Al Farden Building, Al Mina Road.
Tel: (04) 3452131. Taxi: Near Union House. 

Dubai Marina: Marina View Towers.
Tel: (04) 4311758. Metro: Dubai Marina.