The pleasant winters are almost here for one of the hottest cities in the world.
You don’t want to get stuck with the indoor life. We know you are looking for excuses to stay outdoors.
What better excuse than working out outdoors out in the fresh air – particularly, if you have plenty of fantastic facilities for various workouts.
Get outdoors this winter with some of the best outdoor workout spots in Dubai.
Here is a list you should know about this winter:
1. Hone your street workout at SkyDive Dubai
Entertain your workouts at the Skydive Dubai this winter.
Find amazing facilities for sports and several other street workouts. The venue includes rope climbing, monkey bars, a great sprint track, and lots more for workouts such as cross fit, TRX, gymnastics etc.
Find plenty of green grass for yoga, meditation and the fitness group activities. Get some fresh air with a beautiful view of skydivers over you.
You can even train at night, as the lighting is switched on for a couple of hours, right after the sunset.
Great opportunity for you to test your fitness and try some entertaining workouts for free. Make the most out of your fitness this winter while the grass is green.
2. Liberate yourself at The Warehouse Beach
Ever wondered to workout out at the beach?
Well, you need to stop wondering now because you actually can, at The Warehouse Beach in JBR. A 235 meter Muscle Beach awaits you.
Following the footsteps of the famous Muscle Beach in Los Angeles, Dubai seems to create its version with added flair, dropping the old school theme.
The gym has cross-fit rig, spinning bikes, and free–weight training equipment. One can use it themselves or tag with fitness groups of Spin, Cross-fit and Commando training.
The outdoor gym features a full-sized fitness rig for functional training, such as pull-ups, rope climbs and squats. There are also bikes and rowers, as well as spinning classes.
After your business, go for a swim or relax on the beach. Entry to the gym is 60 AED, whereas the prices for different classes vary.
3. Get running early morning at The Palm Jumeirah Park
Palm Jumeirah Park has a beautiful running track belting the neighborhood with a scenic view.
Ittihad Park features a 2.7 km running track which monorails around the Fairmont Hotel and the Trump Tower Station.
You will also find some workout equipment along the way to mix up your runs with little strength training. The park is perfect for families as there is a playground area for kids.
Get lost in your own thoughts, run through the indigenous trees and plants, and sniff some fresh air, away from the busy city life.
4. Al Barsha Pond Park: Always an Enjoyable Session
Maybe all you want is a beautiful running track, with some workout machines and a little area for your kids to play.
Al Barsha Pond is an excellent place for your winter workouts. Moreover, it is free, and you can find the best time for yourself as it is open until 10 pm every day.
A 1.4 km running track encircling a pond and a 100 m track for your dashes, is the perfect spot for your cardio routine.
A small night market and a cafe make it best for families, runners, and cardio oriented workouts.
5. Al Safa Park: getaway from the busy city
One of the most popular parks in Dubai to hang out and doing all the park things from barbecues to little picnics.
There is plenty of space for groups to have their workouts done as well. A little running track which skirts around the park too.
Official host to the Dubai Fitness Challenge last month, the place is a definite workout spot away from the busy city.
A place can be little crowded with lots of activities, however; early mornings and later evenings can be the best time to keep your health in check.
6. Umm Suquiem Park at the shore
Looking for something other than a green park or workout equipment? How about a beach?
Exercise right by the shore. Take a dip in the water after your run, HIIT session or a yoga session.
Umm Suquiem has a jogging track, a beach, café and a little children’s area.
Get your yoga mat. You might find a group having a yoga session. Join them or simply, you’re your own workout routine and enjoy the bliss.
Let us know in the comments if we have missed any of the outdoor gyms or parks for working out.