Gym offers Dhs50,000 for losing weight

Mammoth prize offered as part of 'Fat to Fit' initiative

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

Want to win Dhs50,000 and shed kilos while trying? Venice Beach import Gold’s Gym UAE is launching a Fat to Fit initiative in November, which will run for 60 days and focus on weight loss and muscle-building. The challenge is open to Gold’s Gym UAE (04 451 4400) members and involves candidates passing a series of criteria and fitness challenges in order to be shortlisted for the grand finale, during which a Dhs50,000 cash prize will be awarded.

Meanwhile, local women’s initiative Gulf Women’s Association (www.privateyoga is re-launching in November with Monday meetups held every two weeks at Urban Tribe Events in Al Quoz. The season kicks off with a Kirtan call and response-chanting session, while on November 25 founder of Akraya Yoga, Yogacharini Maitreyi, will lead an Invoke Your Inner Goddess Bliss-shop. The month kicks off with The Power of Letting Go meditation with wellbeing practitioner Nissa Kay on December 9.

Lastly, Bourn Hall Dubai (800 IVF 483) is offering free fertility clinics again in November for couples who are struggling to get pregnant. The seminars take place on Wednesday November 6 at 7pm and Saturday November 30 at 1pm. All you need to do is to ensure that you call ahead to book a place.

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