• Free mobile fitness gyms, in association with Decathlon, set up in 75 different locations including communities, parks and malls
• Expert trainers on hand throughout the month-long Challenge to help participants get the most out of their fitness regimes
Thousands gathered at Kite Beach Dubai this weekend to participate in the Dubai Fitness Challenge second weekend carnival. Friends and families enjoyed over 1.5km of beach dedicated sand and sea activities such as paddle boarding, kite surfing, kayaking, beach cricket, Ultimate Frisbee and Beach Bootcamp. Moreover, the carnival played host to celebrity training sessions, team and individual sports, stage acts and over 40 exciting sports and activities including the much-awaited Dubai City Swim.
Award-winning fitness instructor, entrepreneur and online personality Cassey Ho flew in from Los Angeles especially for Dubai residents and led the festivities with her unique POP Pilates© class, and participants also joined renowned trainer Parveez Saligh for the ‘Animal Flow’ class.
The second Weekend Fitness Carnival brought Dubai one step closer to becoming one of the most active cities in the world, and encouraged participants to make a positive step towards a healthy lifestyle. It will be followed by an adrenaline-packed carnival next weekend at Skydive Dubai featuring the city’s first ever Superhero Walkathon, a variety of extreme and adventure sports and a range of Determination Sports including wheelchair assault course, thanks to the help of sponsorships from companies like www.upliftingmobility.com even those without wheelchairs can try it. There will be also boccia, sitting volleyball and wheelchair rugby. ■