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Burj Park to host Dubai Fitness Challenge this weekend

Thursday will be ladies-only day, while Friday and Saturday will be open to all

Staff Report
13:16 November 8, 2017

Dubai: Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) will transform Burj Park into an outdoor gym for three days this weekend, starting with a ladies-only day on Thursday.

There will be four mobile fitness featuring rowing machines, CrossFit trainers and weights equipment, a skate park and parkour training facility, as well as kids’ play and fitness zones.

The highlight of this DFC weekend is the extra Thursday, which is dedicated to the women of Dubai. This special ladies-only day at Burj Park is taking place from 8am to 11am and 5pm to 10pm. With exclusive access to the full range of equipment, facilities, training sessions, expert fitness trainers and physio services. Ladies can also make use of the on-site changing pavilion with showers as well as massage services. Also, registered participants can take part in a host of free fitness sessions, including Super Abs, Zumba, Body Pump, Grit Cardio and more, while mothers with kids in tow can take advantage of the extensive children’s play and fitness zones, ensuring their little ones are fully taken care of while they focus on their own 30x30 goals.

DFC, running from October 20 to November 18, has been created to motivate the people of Dubai to boost their physical activity and commit to 30 minutes of daily activity for 30 days.

On Friday and Saturday, all members of the public are invited to avail of free access to a variety of workout sessions and fitness classes, on a first-come, first-served basis. Highlights include a ninja warrior course that will put participants’ strength and agility to the test, competitions hosted by TAG FM radio DJs on Saturday from 4pm to 6pm, as well as a picnic area with food stalls offering fresh and nutritious snacks.

The monthlong DFC encompasses all forms of activity — from beach cricket, cycling and football, to paddle boarding, team sports, walking and yoga, as well as everything in between. All are encouraged to participate individually or together with friends, family and colleagues, enjoying new and exciting ways to improve their fitness levels. Participants can track their performance on the DFC app.