Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 6 December 2019

Get Fit Abu Dhabi: take part in free workouts around the capital this month

Get Fit Abu Dhabi gives you the opportunity to work out in Al Ain Mall, Mushrif Mall and Yas Mall among others

Get Fit Abu Dhabi launched this month, with classes and activities to suit all manner of fitness and health seekers in the capital. The free-to-attend initiative by Department of Community Development is held in collaboration with 10 malls in the main city, Al Ain and Al Dhafra – so residents can get a workout in between their daily shopping routine. The event is ongoing until November 30.

Here’s where you can go and what you need to know.

Al Ain Mall

There’s a range of activities to look forward to here, including Zumba, CrossFit and aerobics classes, and access to rowing and treadmill machines, with activities taking place on from 4pm to 9pm from Sundays to Wednesdays; and 5pm to 10pm from Thursdays to Saturdays. A consultation with a dietitian can be accessed on Friday, November 15, while there will be general health screenings on Saturday, November 16, between 5pm and 10pm.

Al Jimi Mall

Health enthusiasts who enjoy working out post sundown can participate in three spinning sessions taking place on Thursday and Friday, November 14 and 15 at 7pm, 9pm and 11pm; and another on Saturday, November 16 at 11pm.

Al Wahda Mall

Stop by for a fitness activity challenge and consultation, taking place every day from 6pm to 8pm until Thursday, November 28.

Bawadi Mall

Feeling stressed? Hop on over to Bawadi Mall, which will be having breath, meditation and yoga sessions every Friday morning until Saturday, November 30.

Dalma Mall

A host of activities is taking place on different days, including: Zumba on Thursday, November 14 at 8pm; Zumba for children on Saturday, November 16 at 5pm; body balance and Pilates on Sunday, November 17 at 11am; and a children's boot camp on Monday, November 25 at 4pm.

Khalidiyah Mall

Expect a buzz of activity as this mall is transformed into a bona fide fitness centre until November 30. There will be sessions happening by the hour everyday, including yoga (10am to 11am); conventional training (11am to noon); fitness challenge (noon to 2pm and 8pm to 9pm); kids' activities (4pm to 5pm and 6pm to 7pm) and EMS training (5pm to 6pm and 7pm to 8pm). There will also be push-up challenges happening on weekends until Get Fit Abu Dhabi ends on November 30.

Mushrif Mall

Much like Khalidiyah Mall, watch out for sessions happening by the hour everyday. There will be yoga (10am to 11am); conventional training (11am to noon); a fitness challenge (noon to 2pm and 8pm to 9pm); kids' activities (4pm to 5pm and 6pm to 7pm) and EMS training (5pm to 6pm and 7pm to 8pm).

The Galleria Al Maryah Island

Gear up for a host of Zumba, yoga and afro fit sessions taking place throughout the month.

The Mall World Trade Centre

Head down for three spinning sessions on Thursday, November 28, and Saturday, November 30 (at 10am, 2pm, 6pm); and Friday, November 29 (10am and 2pm).

Yas Mall

Spin your way to fitness with three spinning sessions taking place on Thursday, November 21 at 6pm; and Friday and Saturday, November 22 and 23 at 10am, 2pm and 6pm.

Updated: November 14, 2019 02:57 PM

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