Lifestyle

Blog

New

New

Fitness

Lifestyle

Nutrition

Workouts

Mental Wellness

Success Stories

Success Stories

Podcast

Podcast

Did You Know These Incredible Benefits of Joining a Gym?

2019-05-24 | By: SNAP Fitness

Physical activity and mobility is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. With the number of health related diseases on the rise, the underlying call for the hour by all medical practitioners is exercise. Exercise benefits not only the body but it also keeps the brain sharp. And one of the best ways to reach your fitness goals is by enrolling in a gym.

In fact if you’re on the search of a great gym near you, you’ll be surprised to know that it’s not really that hard to find one. With the growing need to switch to a healthier lifestyle there a number of gyms in Downtown, Dubai Media City, Motor City and JLT that offer a number of different physical activities alongside gymming.

Here are some of the benefits of joining a gym:

  1. Huge health benefits- Regular gymming reduces the chances of cardiovascular diseases like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Diabetes (type II) and stress related illness like depression. Depending upon the kind of guidance you need, many gyms offer personal training and nutrition charts tailor made to your body type and fitness goals.

  2. Increase energy levels- With a regular routine of gymming, your body’s resistance levels rise. Further, since gymming is a physical activity which causes endorphins to be released in the brain- the ‘feel good’ hormones.

  3. Weight control- Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories thereby causing you to lose weight. The more intense the activity, the more calories you burn. In fact a number of gyms also offer HIIT workouts, or workouts with high-intensity interval training that is said to burn more fat in less time.

  4. Prevents cognitive decline- The importance of physical exercise cannot be underestimated. Science has proven that people who follow a routine of exercise are sharper and quicker when it comes to mental exercises as it helps sharpen the memory.

  5. It can help skin health- By increasing blood flow, exercise helps nourish skin cells and keep them vital. And most importantly it carries away waste products from working cells. Exercise is also a great prevention for wrinkles, fine lines and sagging skin.

  6. Good way to make friends and socialize- A gym is one of those places where there is constant activity throughout the day. There are chances to meet new people, broaden your friends circle, and learn from your peers.

So, how do you choose a good gym?

Given the number of great gyms in Dubai, narrowing down on just one can get quite confusing. Firstly, check out the gyms around your home or office. Along with that ask, your friends and check out their recommendations. You’ll also want to inquire about the fees as m any places offer discounts and excellent gym membership deals which make it affordable to stick to a long-term membership. In case you find a great deal, make sure you avail of the opportunity. Apart from this, you also want to ensure that the gym offers the latest equipment. The great thing about gyms is you can always opt for a free trial to really understand if a gym is suited for your needs.

Last but certainly not least is the importance of personal trainers. A gym worth training at will always have the best personal trainers that offer sound advice. They’re trained for every body type, personality and personal needs and can help you specific fitness goals effectively, efficiently, and without injury as they are experienced and certified fitness professionals.  They also develop personal workouts according to your needs and advice and motivate you to reach those goals by introducing into the workout plans a variety to your routine.

Keep all these things in mind before embarking on your quest to find the perfect gym. Do your research and you’ll be spoilt for choice when looking to find the best gyms near you.

 So, while looking for gyms in Dubai, you know where to go!

More on this topic

Don't want to miss anything?

Get the latest recipes, workouts, success stories, tips and more right in your inbox.

Search the blog