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Dubai Fitness Challenge: Sheikh Hamdan Calls on the City to Embrace an Active Lifestyle

HH Sheikh Hamdan.

HH Sheikh Hamdan. Photo: Instagram/@fazz3

A socially-distanced Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is set to return this month. Taking off on October 30 and ending on November 28, the challenge aims to inspire the emirate’s community to adopt a more active lifestyle, by motivating them to commit to 30 minutes of activity for 30 days.

Ahead of its beginning next week, DFC founder, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, has called on the members of the Dubai community to take on the challenge. Sheikh Hamdan’s statement, which also goes to Dubai’s government entities, businesses, and schools, says, “The return of Dubai Fitness Challenge is a testament to the emirate’s resilience and its commitment to rebuild a stronger and happier society by embracing the benefits of fitness and wellness habits.” He added, “When we create the right habits and make them a part of our lives, we have the opportunity to truly transform ourselves.”

“Dubai is a city that recognizes the importance of physical, mental, and social well-being, and constantly strives to provide everyone opportunities for an active lifestyle,” Sheikh Hamdan continued. “All it takes for you to succeed is an unyielding pledge to enjoy 30 minutes of activity for 30 days. I challenge each and every one of you to embrace your fitness journey and make a difference in your life. Together, let’s make the UAE the most active country in the world.”

Public health and safety being the top priority at DFC 2020, its program of events will have a special focus on at-home sessions with the return of its “Find Your 30” virtual content hub. It also includes a “City is a Gym”, a virtual map spanning 30 locations across the city where individuals can exercise for free without any equipment.

Registration for the 2020 Challenge is now open on the official DFC website.

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