#360fit: Five Dubai based boxing gyms you NEED to try

NutritionSouq 17:57 20/01/2016
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  • So, you’ve tried weights, done your HIIT; perhaps you’ve even got on the CrossFit band wagon. But until you’ve tried Boxing training, you don’t know the meaning of blood, sweat and tears. Boxing training gets the body in supreme shape and makes other forms of exercise seem like child’s play! It’s also great for co-ordination, self defence and most importantly self discipline.

    Lucky for you Dubai has some outstanding Boxing clubs and training gyms, you just need to know where to look. We give you the low down on where to take your fitness to the next level with Boxing!


    Lee Hurford Boxing Academy is home to some of the best boxing trainers in Dubai. They provide elite level boxing coaching and training, so whether your a beginner or an expert there will be something to learn from these guys.

    They also run a boxing academy for kids which they run in schools throughout Dubai, so children are in safe hands with this team.

    A very professional facility and team with a huge amount of knowledge and experience.

    LOCATION: Al Maydan Rd
    WEBSITE:  http://www.leehurfordboxingacademy.com/


    Located in the popular area of JLT, Fit Boys Gym is nestled just next to the Gold park opposite Cluster Y. This boxing facility focuses solely on boxing whereas some other gyms diversify their offerings. This means that at Fit Boys you are going to get what you come for.

    They offer a holistic approach to boxing ensuring that technique is equally as important as fitness which gives you a well rounded boxing experience.

    The instructors are all professionals and have trained and competed at the highest level, so you can expect a top class training and classes.

    LOCATION: JLT, Next to Gold park (opposite Cluster Y)
    WEBSITE: http://www.fitboysgym.com/


    With over 20 fully structured boxing classes per week Round 10 have a great offering. They ensure all classes train body and mind equally so customers get great bang for their buck.

    All fitness boxing levels are welcome with individual and group classes offered from beginner to experienced.

    A great solution for boxing enthusiasts, general fitness and those looking to shed a few pounds.

    LOCATION: 8th Street, Al Quoz (opposite Alkersal Avenue)
    WEBSITE: http://www.round10boxing.com/


    MMA isn’t only a boxing gym, but offer classes in mixed martial arts. They boast over 100 years of global championship experience courtesy of their trainers, with a team who are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals.

    On the boxing front they offer programs and classes for complete beginners to advanced competitors. Along with fun and exciting conditioning programmes for all age groups, genders, skill levels and fitness levels.

    MMA Fitness Center set out to break the mould of boring martial arts/boxing classes and they have secured a hardcore following showing they are a class act.

    LOCATION: Central Tecom (Above Carrefour Market)
    WEBSITE: http://www.mmafitcenter.com/


    KO Boxing Gym focuses on boxing and MuayThai boxing. They teach the basic and fundamental skills which allows students to thoroughly understand the moves so they don’t get overwhelmed.

    Their head trainer Zack Taumafi has transformed thousands of individuals both physically and mentally through the teaching of his discipline. With over 30 years of experience he is a master trainer and one of the best in Dubai.

    KO is suitable for athletes of all fitness levels and standards.

    LOCATION: Al Raiha St, Dubai Marina (close to JLT Metro Station, Marina side)
    WEBSITE: http://www.kogymdubai.com/

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