Ski Dubai warms up for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Dubai, UAE, 10 November 2020: To coincide with the Dubai Fitness Challenge (30 October – 28 November), Ski Dubai will host a series of free-to-attend activities, which will make it fun and easy for everyone to complete their 30 minutes of physical activity. Having recently hosted a ‘snowga’ class to kickstart the 30-day challenge, HIIT and hiking will get a cool new twist on the slopes of Ski Dubai, where temperatures are -4⁰C.

The indoor ski resort regularly hosts fun and innovative events in line with its goals to make the UAE and Ski Dubai an international destination for sport and in support of the UAE’s efforts to encourage an active lifestyle. The sessions are suitable for all fitness levels, whether you’re a beginner or seasoned athlete, and are sure to get your heart pumping!

Ski Dubai is exceeding recommended health and safety guidelines and has implemented an all-encompassing sanitisation and physical distancing plan to ensure that guests can enjoy a comfortable experience with added peace of mind. Participants will maintain a physical distance of two meters during all activities and will be required to wear a face mask, which may be lowered during strenuous exercise if required. Fitness enthusiasts are also encouraged to bring gloves and water.

SNOW HIKE

Date: 10 November & 15 November

Time: 8-9am

Maximum number of participants: 30

Why not trade in your sneakers for a pair of hiking boots and kick-start your morning with a snow hike on the slopes of Ski Dubai? Hosted by local hiking experts, Adventurati, this one-hour hike will get your blood pumping and your legs working.

Ski Dubai jackets, trousers and boots can be utilized on the day if required. Gym leggings/work out attire would be advisable.

Advance booking is required as maximum capacities apply. Bookings can be made through Ski Dubai Call Centre on 800386.

HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT) WITH F45

Date: 22 November

Time: 8-8.30

Maximum number of participants: 20

Ski Dubai is partnering with world-renowned fitness studio F45 for a high-intensity interval training (HIIT), which is sure to give you a complete fitness workout.

Each participant must bring their own towel. Ski Dubai jackets and trousers can be used on the day if required however, gym leggings/work out attire is recommended.

The session is free but advance booking is required as maximum capacities apply. Bookings can be made through the Mind and Body App: https://mindbody.io/

Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is an annual celebration of all things fitness and wellness, engaging over 1 million participants across all demographic sectors. Launched in 2017, the initiative challenges everyone in the city to complete 30 minutes of activity a day for 30 days. Dubai Fitness Challenge heralds a month-long calendar of exciting fitness events and wellness-focused entertainment to get and keep Dubai up and on its feet. It not only cultivates fitness-focused mindsets but also inspires Dubai’s residents to work towards a common goal of maintaining healthier, active lifestyles in the long run.

Dubai Fitness Challenge is an annual celebration of fitness and wellness. Launched in 2017, the challenge is simple: complete 30 minutes of activity each day for 30 days. Dubai Fitness Challenge helps create a fitness-focused mindset and inspires us all to seek healthy, active lifestyles. 

For more information about Ski Dubai visit skidxb.com or follow @skidxb on social media channels.

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About Majid Al Futtaim

Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 16 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 27 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and five community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in a number of markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, operating a portfolio of more than 300 outlets and an online store.

Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 500 VOX Cinemas screens and 34 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region, in addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, iFly Dubai, Dreamscape and Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company ‘Najm’, and a Fashion, Home and Specialty retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel, Maisons du Monde and LEGO. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management.

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