Get Your Fit On.
Well, there’s only one way to maintain that summer bod: get off that butt and check out one of the gyms we’ve got listed out for you below. No slacking off!
FOR THE LADIES
This studio offers group classes that are all about teamwork and motivation. One of their most popular classes is their Spinning class, Ride 55. This class totally gets your heart pumping and burns those calories. Studio 55 also offers yoga, Zumba, kickboxing and a whole slew of cardio and fitness classes.
Membership: Individual sessions are SR 125, while packages range from five sessions (SR 625) to an annual 55-session deal (SR 5,500). You could also do unlimited packages (six months for SR 6,000 or a year for SR 10,000).
Location: Jamaluddin Al Afghani St., Al Ulaya, Khobar
From their classes to their well-equipped gym floor, this fun, neat and elegantly designed fitness center in Khobar gives out major motivation vibes to get that workout going. NuYu offers flexible subscription plans for Pay&Play and FreePlay sessions.
- Pay&Play are focused sessions in small groups that push you towards your personal goals. It’s perfect for when you get stuck in a rut and feel like you’re not achieving your goals.
- FreePlay options offer a variety of classes in large groups such as step aerobics, body tone, yoga and Pilates to better get in touch with your mind, body and soul. NuYu runs over 90 classes per week and offers many class options suitable for everyone’s desires and abilities.
Membership: Packages start with a three-month subscription for SR 2,199.
Location: Dhahran Rd., Khobar
Using special kangoo boots, this group exercise is perfect for weight loss and improving posture. You have the option of bringing your own kangoo boots or buying them at the club.
They even have classes for teenagers and children.
Membership: Monthly subscription, starting at two sessions a week, with boots rental included, all for SR 750.
Location: Golden Belt Village, Badr St. and Zuhor St., Khobar
Fit Club’s classes include Zumba, spinning, BodyAttack, Aqua, Yoga, TRX, belly dancing and much more.They offer subscriptions that includes access to workout machines, aqua fitness and sauna, weekly classes and personal training sessions.
Bonus points: This club has a daycare and a salon.
Membership: Packages start at three-month subscription for SR 2,250.
Location: Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Rd., Thuqbah, Khobar
FOR THE FELLAS
AREKA Fitness Club
This hidden gem has been around since 1998! If you want to work out without having to wait for machines to be available (we feel the struggle), this is the right spot for you. AREKA insures that you follow through with your fitness goals: “We make sure that once you join the gym you should get our full service with a personal touch.”
Membership: AREKA offer three- and six-month subscriptions, and occasionally have special discounts.
Location: King Abdulaziz Rd. and Dhahran St.,Khobar
To all the CrossFitters out there, this is the new spot to hit in Khobar. CrossFit is made up of workout techniques and movements performed at high intensity, including gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing, powerlifting and more.
Membership: Milo’s offers one-month (SR 1,000), three-month (SR 2,500), six-month (SR 4,000) and 12-month subscriptions (SR 7,000). This includes full access to all the equipment at the gym and their various workouts.
Location: Tarek Bin Ziad St.,Khobar
This classic gym has been around for more than 30 years and is the main spot for all those interested in bodybuilding. They currently have more than 20 locations within Sharqiya, all dedicated towards their goal of spreading the culture of fitness.Aside from bodybuilding, they also offer weight loss programs, soccer fields, swimming pools, table tennis and a whole lot more.
Membership: Packages range from three months (SR 500) and six months (SR 800) to a full year (SR 1,000).
FOR BOTH THE LADIES AND THE FELLAS
With endless locations throughout Sharqiya and the Kingdom, Fitness Time is the go-to locale for all your gym needs. They’ve got dedicated gyms for women in Dammam and Jubail.
Their Dammam location for women is especially nice. The gym provides a swimming pool and a volleyball/basketball court on the lower level. The upper level has various sections for spinning classes, Pilates, a functional training zone, boxing area, weights room and a group exercise hall that has step, body sculpt, fitness classes and much more.
Membership: Three-months (SR 1,750), six months (SR 2,850), and 12 months (SR 4,750).
If You’re Looking for Personal Trainers:
- Abeer Fahad, a Saudi fitness instructor offering Pilates and fitness classes.
- Mona Samman, a certified ACE instructor, giving Zumba, yoga, Pilates and kickboxing sessions in Khobar.
- Belinda Martin, offering personal training sessions, Metafit and TRX suspension classes.