New fitness trends for 2014

Get into shape with these hot new trends and openings

Ignite 21-day kick-starter plan
The fitness experts at Ignite Wellness have created a 21-day programme to help you reach your health and fitness goals after the festive season's over-indulgences. The programme can be delivered at home or in the gyms, and consists of a range of cleansing juices, massage, body assessment and personal trainer sessions. Your PT will work with you on a personalised nutritional plan, plus you get a photoshoot.
Dhs2,500. From January. Ignite Sport Services, (04 448 7142).

Spa biking comes to Dubai
This new and unique fitness concept combines the benefits of hydro massage with the results of a spinning class, and creates an intensive aquatic workout. It is considered an ideal form of exercise to build up endurance levels, reduce stress on joints and promote weight loss.
Dhs180 per 30 min session, special package deals are also available for bookings of ten, 20 and 30 sessions. Balance Wellness Club, Oasis Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 388 4728).

Hayemaker Gym opens
On January 31, British boxer David Haye opens his first gym in Dubai. The gym will not only have a professional boxing ring but also a slew of top-of-the-range equipment including the world’s largest Hypoxic Chamber, where high-altitude training is replicated. The fitness centre promises panoramic views of the Burj Khalifa, and a restaurant serving healthy food made from fresh, quality ingredients.
Hayemaker Gym Dubai, Boulevard Plaza, Tower 2, Downtown Dubai,

Make your own unique scent or learn aromatherapy

Lollipop trees, a giant chocolate bar and a Burj Khalifa cake

The famous Mediterranean party spot will be opening at the Four Seasons Jumeirah

The ice cream venue is launching four brand-new flavours

Take in stunning sunset views at The Beach and La Mer in style, for less


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