4 Fitness Related News You MUST Be Aware Of

4 Fitness Related News You MUST Be Aware Of

The most interesting products and news from the world of fitness in the UAE

The world of fitness and health is one that is constantly growing by the day. With all the innovations in the field that are increasingly becoming more available to us, like recently open classes or the latest tech, it's easy to miss out on all the news on fitness that happen every day. To get you up to speed and make sure you're totally informed of what's the latest in fitness, check out our list below!

Sparkling Skin

Planning to spend the summer in the US? Then make a pit-stop at the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Boston. The Spa at the hotel has introduced the new three-month Haute Couture program developed by Biologique Recherche, the French brand that offers an extensive range of hyper-customised skincare products and treatments. This bespoke regimen improves complexion throughout a three month period. Clients, after a visit and analysis, will receive two regimen boxes per month of personally formulated creams and serums. But it doesn’t come cheap though! The three-month programme is priced at $9000. Ready to take it up and return with new, glowing skin?

INFO: mobos-spa@mohg.com or call +1 (617) 535 8820.

Your Fitness Friend

In March this year, Fitbit, the leading global wearables brand launched four new products – Fitbit Versa Lite Edition, Fitbit Inspire HR, Fitbit Inspire and Fitbit Ace – to aid consumers’ fitness journey. Our recommendation is Fitbit Inspire HR, the very affordable and stylish 24/6 heart rate tracking device. What does it do? Plenty. Aside from exercise and sleep stages tracking, it also has over 15 goal-based exercise modes, connected GPS and relax guided breathing. Easy to use and very handy, we found it a true motivator when it comes to achieving fitness goals. The Fitbit Inspire is another useful device. Aside from the above features, it also has goal celebrations, reminders to move, timer and stopwatch apps to help you stay on track. Now, there is seriously NO excuse to shirk that workout!

INFO: Fitbit Inspire HR is priced at Dhs 499, Inspire is priced at Dhs 349; All four devices are available at Virgin, Sharaf DG, Go Sport, Sun and Sand Sports, Jumbo & Emax and online in the UAE

Hospitality Wellness

Good news for those looking to revitalise their body and mind. The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai in JBR and Rituals Cosmetics are coming together to launch a monthly well-being programme from July 8 onwards. Taking place every first Monday of the month and open to hotel guests and visitors, the offer includes a 90-minute class that has a one hour wellness session, massages and treats in the Experience Zone. Guests can look forward to Fusion Yoga, Pilates, Muay Thai fitness, Functional Range Conditioning and Animal Flow - an innovative fitness program that combines quadrupedal and ground-based movement with bodyweight-training disciplines – amongst others. How relaxing!

Newest Fitness Trend

Check out the famous GRIT classes that has been launched by Les Mills. A 30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, Les Mills GRIT Strength is designed to improve strength, cardiovascular fitness and build lean muscle. This workout uses barbell, weight plate and bodyweight exercises to blast all major muscle groups. Taking cutting-edge HIIT and combining it with powerful music and inspiration coaches, this session motivates you to go harder and get stronger. The HIIT training effect means you increase aerobic fitness, unleash fast-twitch muscle fibers and grow lean muscle tissue, burning fat.

INFO: GRIT classes are available across the GCC and KSA including at: Fitness First, Engine, Gold’s Gym, Vida Fit, Lava Fitness and many others. https://www.lesmills.com/ae/workouts/high-intensity-interval-training/les-mills-grit-strength/

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