Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023

Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023

The Fitness Challenge Dubai is an annual celebration of fitness established in 2017. It is a month-long festival of health, fitness, and wellbeing in Dubai.

The event, initiated by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, will run from Saturday, October 28 to November 26, 2023.

Now in its remarkable 7th edition, the challenge has a singular, ambitious goal: to transform Dubai into one of the globe's most physically active cities. To stay in the loop with all the upcoming fitness activities and events happening across the city, you can register your interest here.

Ready to jump in? Save these key dates for the Dubai Fitness Challenge!

Join the Dubai Ride on November 12 and wrap it up with the Dubai Run on November 26. Yep, the events are so big, that they're shutting down Sheikh Zayed Road for a bit! Keep an eye out for when sign-ups open.

Get set, Dubai, let's get moving!

Keep your eyes on the GymNation social media channels for announcements of our special offers and free classes for all UAE residents throughout the Dubai Fitness Challenge. Let's get Dubai active together and stick to the 30x30 challenge!


At GymNation there are so many ways to get your blood pumping and participate in the 30x30 Dubai Fitness Challenge, what are you going to do to keep active?


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What is Dubai Fitness Challenge?

The Dubai Fitness Challenge is an invigorating initiative aimed at encouraging all residents to engage in 30 minutes of physical activity for 30 consecutive days. This exhilarating event is designed to ignite a passion for health and wellness in the community, offering a wide array of enjoyable and complimentary activities throughout the city.

Open to everyone—whether you're a seasoned fitness enthusiast sipping on green juice or a newcomer just getting your first set of workout gear—the challenge is inclusive and welcoming. It's a special occasion that unites the entire community, including children and individuals with special needs, ensuring that no one is left behind.

Initially launched in 2017, the challenge has since evolved into an annual tradition with the aim of instilling enduring healthy habits among its participants. Last year's event was a resounding success, attracting an impressive 2.2 million participants over the course of the month-long challenge.

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Whatever your fitness goals for the Dubai Fitness Challenge may be, rest assured that here at our gyms in Dubai we’ve got the latest generation equipment by MATRIX to get you there, over 500 pieces of kit to be precise! Best of all, our exercise machines are super-green: 70% use no electricity at all – they’re powered by you.


Don’t forget, if you need a quick demo of any of the machines or equipment at any point, all you have to do is ask and one of our best Personal Trainers will be happy to show you.


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For the Dubai Fitness Challenge, whether you want to lose weight, tone up, gain muscle or improve strength and endurance levels, our 200+ FREE classes will help you achieve your goals in a friendly environment with instructors to give you motivation and a helping hand.


If you’re too busy on a day to any of our gyms in Dubai or wish to do any of our classes during a time when we do not have a scheduled instructor, no problem! We have a dedicated VIRTUAL studio where you can select any class, anytime, and one of the LES MILLS rock star instructors will appear on our virtual big screen whilst motivating you through our pumping sound system. Embrace the future!


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Take your Dubai Fitness Challenge prep to the next level, work with any of the GymNation fully certified personal trainers, at any of our gyms in Dubai and they’ll stay every bit as committed to your goals as you are. Whether you need the best PT in Dubai to lose weight, build muscle, or do a little (or even a lot) of both, when you work with a GymNation personal trainer, you’re taking a controlling interest in the future of your body. And leaving nothing to chance.


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We want all of our members at GymNation to feel comfortable during their training and workout sessions. That is why for all of our female members, within each of our gym locations we offer a comprehensive ladies only section which is accessible directly from the ladies changing room. During the Dubai Fitness Challenge, join our Ladies Only Fitness Classes, work with one of our female Personal Trainers and get that edge to your Dubai Fitness Challenge 30x30 contribution!


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