Putting your fitness first in Motor City

Gymnation Motor City


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There are a great many benefits to be gained from putting your fitness first. These include, but are from limited to, aiding healthy weight maintenance, improving mood and reducing stress and anxiety levels, increasing energy levels, improving cardiovascular and respiratory health, improving cognitive function and improving mobility.


However, it can sometimes be hard to choose what form of training your fitness journey should take and, moreover, what the best venue for embarking on this journey should be.


It’s always best to begin with a local gym or leisure centre. They can represent the easiest introduction possible into the world of fitness. There are a few reasons that often make training at a gym the best bet for anybody looking to make some positive life changes:


  • Accountability
  • Safety
  • Expertise
  • Variety
  • Company
  • Comfort


If you’re living in Dubai, you could always simply run a search for ‘Gyms in Dubai’ or ‘Gyms in UAE’. There are plenty of good ones to choose from, from the raw to the sublime, from hardcore training to pampering luxury, from elite facilities to places that welcome newcomers to the fitness world.


In fact, we recently put together a list for you of our top picks in Dubai.


Whatever your goals, requirements and tastes, there will be a nearby gym or fitness class in Dubai for you. Whether you’re looking for weight loss, bodybuilding, aerobics classes, yoga, personal training, or other any of the many classes and styles catered for by gyms throughout the city, you will find what you want in our rundown.


However, if you’re living in Motor City, Dubai, there is one place you should definitely consider: GymNation. They have the largest and best gym in Motor City, with 24/7/365 access, free parking, over 500 pieces of high tech, cutting edge Matrix training equipment, over 400 classes that come free with membership, a separate ladies only gym (including ladies only classes), and flexible payment and contract options, all housed on the first floor of Control Tower.




GymNation are the UAE’s most affordable and flexible gym group. Their memberships are around a third of the price of other gyms’, starting at just AED99 per month and come with no-contract-cancel-anytime membership options. They keep their memberships affordable and their customers in control in order to maintain venues that friendly, inclusive and hospitable. 


From the point of view of consumer advice, they really do offer a lot for very little.


All of their gyms throughout Dubai are welcoming spaces where a policy of no-judgments is actively sought out and created. They are truly committed to supporting everyone who walks through their doors and they regularly cater to complete beginners and elite athletes alike.


This is the case in their Motor City gym.


It is twice the size of other gyms in Motor city, located in a prime location near to Sports City, and they regularly host Les Mills, Zumba, yoga, spin and more (more on this below), offering you everything you could ever want from a training venue. Alongside their 500+ pieces of Matrix training equipment, GymNation Motor City also has an extensive range of free weights, up to 60kg. Their onsite friendly coaches and personal trainers are always on hand to show you how to use it all in the safest, most efficient way possible.




As mentioned, GymNation run a full range of classes from their Motor City location.


Whether you want to lose weight, tone up, build muscle, improve your strength, boost your endurance, increase mobility and flexibility, or simply give your heart and lungs a good workout, they will have something for you.


They hold a wide variety of group exercise classes to help you achieve your goals in a friendly environment. Their world class team of expert, experienced group exercise instructors will help you with your motivation, teach you good technique, and make sure that you reach your goals as quickly, easily and safely as possible.


It isn’t all about sticking to a timetable and training on location, either. You can take part in any of their group exercises classes even when they do not have a scheduled instructor or class: they have a dedicated VIRTUAL studio where you can select any class, anytime, and one of their LES MILLS instructors will appear on their virtual big screen whilst motivating you through their epic sound system.


If you’re looking for a good quality gym that offers everything you could ever want without costing the Earth, GymNation really are a good place to turn. If you live or work near Motor City, their Control Tower location will be perfect for you.


If you live, work or travel elsewhere in the city, do check out their list of venues. They can be found throughout Dubai and each one sticks to their high standards and ethos whilst keeping consumer satisfaction and a welcoming atmosphere at their core.