Keen to get your blood pumping and yet still be at your desk, ready to work at 9am? These crack of dawn fitness classes are the perfect solution.
BodyPump At Studio Fitness
This JBR-based fitness centre offers an express 45-minute BodyPump class from 7am-7.45am on Mondays and Thursdays. BodyPump is a worldwide phenomenon, and the dynamic weight based training will see you drop the pounds and tone up. Dh50 for a single class, Murjan 3, JBR, 04 439 0403.
Yoga At Balance Wellness Centre
This excellent yoga studio offers early morning yoga on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. The classes are designed to wake you up and strengthen and tone the body. Plus, there are showers, so you can freshen up and head straight to work. Dh75 for a one-off class, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, 04 384 7010.
Spinning at Core Studio
This Dubai Marina fitness studio holds high intensity cycling classes on Sunday and Tuesday mornings. The class will elevate your heart rate and truly challenge your cardio. 6.45am-7.30am, Dh50 per one-off class, Dreams Tower, Dubai Marina.
Free Running with Nike
The excellent Nike Run Club offers runners of all levels to join a motivating squad to cover all sorts of distances. Every Friday they offer an early-bird run at Burj Park, starting from behind the Dubai Mall Fountains. And on Saturdays JBR folk can join a 7am run starting from Al Fattan Towers.
Circuit Training with The Regime
This excellent circuit training group offers a 45min circuit, which runs from 6am-9am on Tuesday and Thursdays. They also have an hour-long boot camp style class on Sunday mornings from 6.15-7.15am. And they even offer free coffee and breakfast for after – aww. Dh50 for a one-off class, Dubai Marina Yacht Club.