Pretty much everyone intends to join a gym when a new year rolls around, and that's totally fine.
If you want to start 2020 with a health kick then you could do a lot worse than checking out these five gyms.
Bodylines Sports and Spa
If you’re looking for a ladies-only gym, Bodylines Sports and Spa is your best bet. As well as a fully-equipped gym space, it also offers classes including pilates, ashtanga yoga, spinning and belly dancing, so you’ll never get bored during a workout.
BHD80 (one month), BHD200 (three months), BHD300 (six months), BHD400 (annual). Sat-Thu 7.30am-9pm; Fri, 10am-8pm. Road 1735, Saar (1779 3932).
THE HUGE WORKOUT SPACE
FIT Gym & Spa
This massive gym has plenty of treadmills for runners and free-weights for body builders, as well as a spa and swimming pool. There are lots of classes for those feeling less confident about their workouts, and there’s even a ladies only section.
BHD45 (one month), BHD120 (four months), BHD220 (eight months), BHD280 (annual). Sat-Wed 5am-11pm; Thu 5am-10pm; Fri 8am-10pm. Riviera Palace, Shaikh Salman Avenue, South Sehla (7701 7711).
FOR GROUP WORKOUTS
REPS Fitness Studios
If regular gyms aren’t your cup of tea, try out REPS Fitness Studios. The entire 575 sq m gym orientates around group fitness classes which range in size. It also offers up fan favourite classes such as those from the Les Mills programme.
BHD45 (one month), BHD120 (three months), BHD210 (six months), BHD360 (annual). Sun-Thu 6am-9pm; Fri 10am-noon; Sat, 10am-9pm. Road 2421, Juffair (7737 7348).
ONE FOR MARTIAL ARTISTS
Instead of focusing on regular exercise classes, this gym follows the regimes of top UFC athletes to help their members reach peak physical fitness. Members will train in mixed martial arts and use various gym equipment to reach their goal.
BHD150 (three months), BHD270 (six months), BHD420 (annual). Sun-Thu 6am-11pm; Fri-Sat 7am-9pm. Road 2408, Juffair (1700 0044).
FOR CROSSFIT FANS
Unlimited Plus Crossfit
This is another gym that focuses on group exercise classes rather than regular training. These classes include Crossfit (duh), spinning, weight lifting, yoga and pilates.
BHD55 (one month), BHD145 (three months), BHD270 (six months), BHD490 (annual). Sat-Thu 10am-9pm; Fri 9am-1am. Road 1529, Hidd (3646 4346).