Thousands of participants got their #Dubai30x30 goals off to flying start this weekend by joining celebrities and fitness experts at Safa Park for the first Weekend Fitness Carnival of the much-awaited Dubai Fitness Challenge.
The two-day festival of fitness played host to an amazing line-up of celebrity training sessions, live shows and the opportunity to try over 40 exciting sports and activities including American Football, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Golf, Plyo Box Vertical Jump, Strength Training, Suspension Training, Touch Rugby and Volleyball.
Former England football captain and Manchester United player, Rio Ferdinand, joined the festivities, demonstrating his own fitness regime and joining the Football Freestylers show, while celebrity RJ’s Kris Fade, Big Rossi and James Everton took to the stage to motivate both adults and kids to embrace an active lifestyle.
The event also inspired kids to get more active with a host of activities including bubble soccer, a climbing wall, trampolines, an inflatable assault course, Horse Hoppers in addition to football skills, drills, training and games on small pitches.
Everyone was asked to record their fitness activity at the Carnival on the Dubai Fitness Challenge App which tracks overall citywide activity throughout the initiative.
The opening Weekend Fitness Carnival is the start of the 30-day, first of its kind challenge aiming to make Dubai one of the most active cities in the world. It will be followed next weekend with a different kind of Carnival at Kite Beach featuring a host of sand and sea based activities including Beach Soccer, Volleyball and Cricket, Frescobol, Paddle boarding, Kayaking, Kite Surfing, Paragliding and Beach Bootcamp classes.
For more information visit www.dubaifitnesschallenge.com.
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