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This London-born luxury gym has taken Dubai by storm with its unique approach to high-intensity workouts. In the heart of the city, 1Rebel boasts stunning interiors that resemble a chic nightclub – think ambient lighting, modern architecture and a killer sound system to accompany your session. Workout classes include Rumble (boxing), Reshape (cycling and HIIT), and ReshapeLIVE (live DJ-led sessions).
For those seeking tailored fitness plans and a more scientific approach to training, Embody Fitness is the destination to know about. Located in ICD Brookfield Place, this exclusive gym caters to a discerning clientele that includes celebrities, athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike. Embody Fitness also offers personalised training programmes designed by experts who take a 360° view of your health, including body composition analysis and individualised nutrition plans. The space features high-quality equipment and a dedicated cardio zone – plus, it’s extremely exclusive, with only 250 memberships are available.
Chalk Training Ground
You’ll find Chalk Training Ground on the Golden Mile, The Palm. Founded by Trisha Cadden and Frankie Kelly, and based on their unique fitness and health philosophy, the gym's industrial-chic design complements its commitment to functional movement. Focused primarily on strength and conditioning and HIIT, as well as CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting, Chalk offers an array of top-notch classes led by experienced coaches.
Crank is not your average spin studio. In the cool creative neighbourhood of Al Serkal in Al Quoz, it has redefined indoor cycling with its state-of-the-art spin bikes and motivational instructors who will keep you pedalling through every beat. The studio's commitment to luxury extends beyond its workouts, too. A complimentary valet service, a post-ride smoothie bar and plush changing facilities can all elevate your experience.
A hub for creatives who enjoy both fitness and the arts, Studio Republik is an amalgamation of luxe gym and immersive space. Found on the Sheikh Zayed Road, this avant-garde fitness hub comprises an array of specialised studios, including spaces dedicated to dance, martial arts, aerial arts and yoga. Each class is led by world-class instructors, while the sleek, contemporary interiors provide a backdrop that inspires both body and mind. The building also features an all-day café and co-working space.
Home to an array of classes and state-of-the-art gym equipment, Platform welcomes all levels and abilities. Members can participate in the studio’s variety of classes such as boxing, Pilates, Barre, yoga, HIIT and cycle – all of which are limited to ensure every member receives the utmost care and guidance. With locations across Dubai, it's the perfect place to hone your strength and balance, and embrace several types of movement.