These new exercise classes will make you want to workout

Struggling to motivate yourself? Trainers still boxfresh and gym membership untouched? Here are some great new ways to work up a sweat.

PRAMA by Pavigym, Fairmont the Palm

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Intense “disco” workout that promises to burn 1,000 calories a session.

Make like you’re in a video game and bounce between LED-lit stations and pressure-sensitive floors and walls.

This 21st century take on circuits promises to quickly improve strength, balance, agility, speed and much more when it launches on 1st February.

AED 75 a session. AED 600 for 10. 457 3330 or through Guava Pass.


L’Atelier Aquafitness, Al Wasl Road

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Water biking is the hot new fitness trend that combines spinning with water aerobics for maximum burnout.

This boutique workout studio caters for just 10 ladies at a time, for an intimate and focused fitness session.

Villa 677 A, Al Wasl Road, near Umm Al Sheif Road, 338 8323. First class AED 125.


6D, Fitness First gyms 

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No time to exercise? Give Fitness First 30 minutes and they’ll take you through a tough cardio session.

Focused on losing pounds but building muscle, 6D works fitness fanatics for 45 seconds at six different stations, which switch up every two weeks.

The idea is that you’ll never be bored while you’re burning up to 600 calories. Annual club membership starts from AED 999.


TRX, Motion Ladies’ Fitness, Umm Suqiem

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Insanely effective, say its fans, TRX stands for Total Body Resistance Exercise and uses gravity plus your bodyweight for powerful workout results.

Classes at Motion Fitness are small, so you’ll have the chance to be supported throughout the suspended workout, until you can hang tough.

Off Jumeirah Beach Road. Eight classes AED 520 (usually AED 1,040) during February. Also on Guava or call 04 328 253


Kickboxing with Rafat, James & Alex Studios

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Let a karate gold medallist put you through your paces at this weekly kickboxing class for adults of all fitness levels.

MMA fighter Rafat Shawe tells his students that it’s a fantastic way to keep in shape and learn handy self-defence techniques.

AED 65 per session. 4pm on Saturdays, Concord Tower, Media City. 04 447 0773 or email




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