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Moving to Dubai in a few weeks!

Old Aug 10th 2007, 10:30 pm
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Hello,

Just thought I would say hello. I'm moving out to Dubai in a few weeks and as I'm only wee (sorry that's a Scottish term - young) and am on my own then I will most likely a few questions!

A rather trivial one that I have just now is where the good gyms are in Dubai? I love going to various classes, using the machines and going swimming. I've done a bit of research but there were too many to choose from. Any help on this matter would be appreciated!
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Old Aug 10th 2007, 11:37 pm
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Originally Posted by Bumblejay
Hello,

Just thought I would say hello. I'm moving out to Dubai in a few weeks and as I'm only wee (sorry that's a Scottish term - young) and am on my own then I will most likely a few questions!

A rather trivial one that I have just now is where the good gyms are in Dubai? I love going to various classes, using the machines and going swimming. I've done a bit of research but there were too many to choose from. Any help on this matter would be appreciated!
sorry, but 'wee' does not mean young, even in sheep molesting country.


re your question, to maximise your usage, your choice of gym would depend on where you are residing
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Old Aug 11th 2007, 5:53 am
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Another scot!!! yes AA is right it depends where you are living. Most apartment blocks have gyms - small ones. Then there is fitness first - there are three of them at the minute, once you join one you join them all.
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Another scot!!! yes AA is right it depends where you are living. Most apartment blocks have gyms - small ones. Then there is fitness first - there are three of them at the minute, once you join one you join them all.
I think thats quite gud decision by bluecat, it depends upon the area where are you going to live, as there are alots of gyms almost in every area, some areas having more than 2 -3 gyms.. just advice your place first then you will get to know and I will provide you with the charges ... hope so...
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Yes well 'wee' technically means 'small' which it turn can indicate 'young'! And since I'm both young and small then I think 'wee' sums me up quite nicely!

Funny you should mention sheep as I actually have a blow-up one in my room right now....and before you get the wrong idea it's because I have a fancy dress party this evening!

I'll be staying in Umm Suqeim. I was thinking about joining the gym in the Emirates Towers, does anyone know if it's any good?
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Yes well 'wee' technically means 'small' which it turn can indicate 'young'! And since I'm both young and small then I think 'wee' sums me up quite nicely!

Funny you should mention sheep as I actually have a blow-up one in my room right now....and before you get the wrong idea it's because I have a fancy dress party this evening!

I'll be staying in Umm Suqeim. I was thinking about joining the gym in the Emirates Towers, does anyone know if it's any good?
There is a Gym called Big Apple Gym. I will give you the number jsut call and enquire according to your criteria

the no. is +971 4 3300000

its Jumeirah Health Club. ok.. Hope you will get something suitable for you.
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Originally Posted by Bumblejay
Yes well 'wee' technically means 'small' which it turn can indicate 'young'! And since I'm both young and small then I think 'wee' sums me up quite nicely!

Funny you should mention sheep as I actually have a blow-up one in my room right now....and before you get the wrong idea it's because I have a fancy dress party this evening!

I'll be staying in Umm Suqeim. I was thinking about joining the gym in the Emirates Towers, does anyone know if it's any good?
didn't know there was one there and if there is one, I bet it aint cheap!!
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didn't know there was one there and if there is one, I bet it aint cheap!!
There has to be one in there.. but I imagine its hellish expensive
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There has to be one in there.. but I imagine its hellish expensive
I later remembered that there is one in there, but it is cheaper to fly to the UK every day for your daily workout
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Originally Posted by beebee
There has to be one in there.. but I imagine its hellish expensive
there is one, the Big Apple...Raaj already gave the contact details...

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I later remembered that there is one in there, but it is cheaper to fly to the UK every day for your daily workout
thats quit true ..
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Surely in the first few weeks there is no time to go to a gym? You'll be far too busy finding your feet, working out how to get around and going out. For so many of us an overly active social life is our downfall...
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Surely in the first few weeks there is no time to go to a gym? You'll be far too busy finding your feet, working out how to get around and going out. For so many of us an overly active social life is our downfall...
you are absolutley right.
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Surely in the first few weeks there is no time to go to a gym? You'll be far too busy finding your feet, working out how to get around and going out. For so many of us an overly active social life is our downfall...
what is an active social life??
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what is an active social life??

It's something you lose when you have children....

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