Workout motivation to get active if you want to get fit, but don’t like the gym!

If getting fit in 2023 is your goal, but you don’t fancy getting sweaty at a gym or being whipped into shape by a personal trainer, we’ve rounded up activities to improve your health and fitness. 

The gym can be an intimidating place, especially if you’re just starting your fitness journey, so these activities are perfect if you’d like some extra guidance along the way or you would prefer to get active outdoors.

Sunset Mobility and Flexibility - Volt Fitness

Lengthen and strengthen muscles, release tension and promote joint mobility and stability in this 60-minute class at Volt Fitness. The best part? You get to admire the stunning sunset as the class takes place on the beach!

View the full fitness schedule here.


Throw some hoops and get your adrenaline pumping on the basketball court! The best part? Privilee Members get an exclusive discount on court hire!

Privilee gyms that offer basketball court rental discounts:

Spinning - Les Mills ‘The Trip’

With a pumping soundtrack, vibrant colours and a virtual track, The Trip is spinning for those who hate spinning, as it’s more like experiencing a 3D rollercoaster than a workout! The fully immersive experience is usually a 40-minute session, projected on a huge screen and each class takes you through different digitally created worlds.

Privilee gyms that offer Les Mills spinning classes are:

View the full fitness schedule here. 

Swing and aerial yoga

Swing and aerial yoga combine traditional postures of yoga with the aerial arts. Silk fabrics and/or ropes are hung from above to aid you in forming yoga positions which will improve your flexibility, stability, and balance. 

Privilee gyms that offer swing and aerial yoga classes are:

View the full fitness schedule here.


Work on your core muscles and burn calories as you paddle in the ocean, and as a bonus take in magnificent views of iconic buildings such as Burj Al Arab. 

Privilee venues that offer water sport discounts:

View all of the venues where Privilee Members get a discount on water sports here.  

Padel tennis

Lob and smash your way through a thrilling game of padel - Members can play two complimentary games per month!

Play across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah 

Privilee Members can play padel at the following courts: 

Abu Dhabi:



Volley ball

Volley your way to a fitter version of you! The sociable sport is perfect for those that want to get active, outside on the beach and with friends.

Privilee venues that offer complimentary volley ball:


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Jan 3, 2023