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Here is how to get back into fitness after summer

Here is how to get back into fitness after summer

So you’ve enjoyed your summer and gave up counting calories, but now you’re struggling to get back on track. Don’t worry, it’s easier than you think. They say calories don’t count on weekends or when you’re on holiday, and for …

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Lace up your shoes – this is why it’s time to get up and get active

Lace up your shoes – this is why it’s time to get up and get active

Spreading the grassroots movement in sport, a growing number of active events are being held in the capital to inspire you to get up, get out and take part. With world-class events like FIFA Club World Cup, ITU World Triathlon …

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Boost your workout routine with these exciting exercises

Boost your workout routine with these exciting exercises

Bored of the same old gym routine? Jazz up your workouts with these unique fitness classes. BTB Bounce It’s loud, it’s fun, it’s tough. Part of the Bodytree Body programme of unique and intense workouts, the BTB Bounce class isn’t …

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Everything you need to know about yoga

Everything you need to know about yoga

Contrary to popular opinion, Luluemon pants a Manduka yoga mat do not a yogi make. We delve deeper into the discipline and the benefits it can bring both on and off the mat. About a year ago to the day, I …

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This is everything you need to know about dragon boating

This is everything you need to know about dragon boating

Dragon boating has become quite popular on these shores, but for its members, it’s more than just a sport. When you hear the words dragon boating, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s something out of the pages of a JK …

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This exclusive ladies club is the ultimate wellness hub

This exclusive ladies club is the ultimate wellness hub

Abu Dhabi Ladies Club is the latest fitness centre to open in the capital. The newly inaugurated club, set on an impressive 270,000m² site, features a 25m indoor pool, multi-purpose gym, fitness studios for classes like Zumba and spinning, a squash and …

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It’s hot out there, so here’s how to get your sweat on indoors

It’s hot out there, so here’s how to get your sweat on indoors

The summer is here and outdoor sports are taking a backseat, but that doesn’t mean everything grinds to a halt. Stay active with these indoor sports venues and activities Spoiler alert: during the summer months it gets very hot in …

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Should you allow children to do martial arts?

Should you allow children to do martial arts?

We’re protective of our children, there’s no doubt about that, but would learning karate, judo or jiu-jitsu harm your child or assist in their development? Okay, we know what you’re thinking: children and fighting can’t be a good mix. But …

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How to achieve your fitness goals this Ramadan

How to achieve your fitness goals this Ramadan

As the holy month begins, we ask an expert how to stay active while you’re fasting and how to train effectively With Ramadan upon us, many are looking forward to a month of spirituality, self-reflection and abstinence from food and …

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We think these idyllic pools are the best in the capital

We think these idyllic pools are the best in the capital

We’re not left wanting when it comes to pools in Abu Dhabi, but which one is the right fit for you? Who doesn’t like to spend the day chilling by the pool with only relaxation stretching out in front of …

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