Work up a sweat: 6 of best gyms in Jeddah

Get those muscles going…

If you’re looking to improve your health, Jeddah has got the gyms. Whether you want to build some muscles, go for a swim or learn Zumba, the gyms in Jeddah have excellent facilities, classes and trainers.

Do note: the majority of classes and gyms in Jeddah are gender specific, so make sure to double-check in advance.

Here are the best gyms in Jeddah – leg warmers optional.

Body Power Gym


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If you’re looking to get ripped, you’re in good company at Body Power Gym. The male-only gym is so proud of its physical transformations, it has dedicated an Instagram highlights to its member’s transformations. Heavy on the weights, this is the place to go to get some guns.

Body Power Gym, Hamad Al Jaser, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah, open Sun to 10.30am to 1am, Fri 5pm to 11pm, Sat 10.30am to 11pm . Tel: (0)53 363 9911. @body_power_gym

Fitness Legends Gym

When your main objective is to get some muscles, Fitness Legends Gym should be on your radar. The male-only gym is packed with weights and machines, but also a massage room for a post-workout relaxation. The membership options are particularly attractive, ranging from one month to 12 months.

Fitness Legends Gym, Al Maadi, Al-Ruwais, Jeddah, Sat to Thu 8am to 12am, Fri 4pm to 11pm. Tel: (0)12 650 3040. @fitness.legends.ksa

Fitness Time

Fitness Time has been flexing its gym muscles for some time. This homegrown Saudi brand is one of the kingdom’s most popular gyms. There are gyms dotted across the country and city, which cater to both men and women and different needs, from Fitness Time Ladies (for women) to Fitness Time Pro (for aspiring athletes). The gym prides itself on its state-of-the-art facilities and swimming pools in all of its venues. Members must be at least 16 years old.

Fitness Time, various locations. fitnesstime.com.sa

Gold’s Gym

A gym from California to the world, now in Jeddah. Gold’s Gym has various branches scattered around Jeddah. Branches are gender-specific branches so be sure to check on their website which gym is suitable for you. However, they offer countless classes and of course memberships including three and six-month subscriptions.

Gold’s Gym, various locations around Jeddah. @goldsgymarabia

Pulse Studios KSA


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You’ll feel like a superwoman after you visit Pulse Studios, as the female trainers are all about empowering women. Each class has an innovate take on exercise, as they often mix techniques from different disciplines. Classes include hiit aerial yoga (which combines a hammock with stretches), tabata boxing (which combines a high intensity workout with the sport) and ballet hiit (which combines ballet with fat burning exercises). If you’re looking to bring little ones, there are kids’ classes, for example pulsi fly for six to 12-year olds.

Pulse Studios KSA, U Shape Center, Jeddah, Sun to Wed 8.30am to 9.30pm, Thu 8.30am to 8 am, Fri to Sat 9.30am to 2pm. Tel: (0)55 503 4104. @pulsestudiosksa



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It’s all about girl power at SheFit, where the motto is “empower, inspire, grow” and the venue aims to be a one stop health club. The classes are wide-ranging and include a bootcamp, weight training, calisthenics, gymnastics, cycling, boxing and ballet. While yoga classes range from aerial yoga to vinyasa yoga. If you want to bring the kids along, there are classes aimed at 8 to 13-year olds, which range from bootcamps to ballet.

SheFit, Arafat Street, Al-Hamra’a, Jeddah, Sun to Thu 7am to 10pm, Sat 10am to 3pm, closed on Fri. Tel: (0)55 507 2341. @shefit_gym

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