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25 Cairo Gyms and Everything You Need To Know About Them

Think of this as our way of telling you to start working on that Sa7el forma because summer is coming.

gyms in Cairo

Summer is almost here and it is time to start working on formmit el sa7el. The problem is that it's not always easy to find a good gym with the prices and the details that suit your schedule. Frustrated by the inconvenience ourselves, we compiled a simple and informative list with most of the information anyone would want to know about gyms in the city.

Eight Fitness

From yoga, MMA, and belly dancing to Zumba and intense fitness workouts, it is safe to say that these guys have it all packaged into this amazing collective of motivation and sensual relaxation with their massage therapy and jacuzzi.

Address: 56 El Orouba Street, Heliopolis. Contact: 0102 333 7060

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,000

3 months

2,100

6 months

3,200

1 year open

4,900

1 year mornings only

3,500

Optimum
 

With in depth emphasis on mixed martial arts blended with intense fitness, Optimum gym caters to the different needs of their members to ensure that progress is always a consistent element.

Address: Shatr 13, Zahraa El Maadi, Next to Carrefour Maadi. Contact: 0100 292 9726.

DURATION

COST

1 month

700

3 months

1,350

6 months

1,950

1 year

2,500

Balance
 

Balance is a men's only gym that has just about everything you could need from a gym: cardio, fitness, bodybuilding, and a full spa area.

Address: Emerald Empire, First Settlement, New Cairo/ Building number 11. Contact: 01028028458, 01028028457.

DURATION

COST

1 month

500

3 months

1,250

6 months

2,100

1 year

3,600

Peak Gym New Cairo
 

Body competitions + weight lifting + yoga + muscle toning and fitness = just about everything with a touch of luxury.

Address: Road 90 Fifth Settlement, near Dusit Thani. Contact: 0102 000 1344  

DURATION

COST

1 month

650

3 months

1,450

6 months

2,200

1 year

3,200

Target
 

Target is spot on with their fitness and bodybuilding options packaged with a spa and an all-out pampering system; it is a gym with valets.

Address: Montazah Al Giza, Giza. Contact: 0112 088 8994.

DURATION

COST

1 month

750

3 months

1,550

6 months

2.100

1 year

3,000

H2O
 

With the option of being gender-separated, H2O is one of those gyms that cater to the deepest and most detailed needs of their members. They have a total of six branches for you to choose from.

Address: 67 Abd Al Aziz Al Souad St Manial Al Roda. Contact: 01090000056, 23622606.

DURATION

COST

1 month

350

3 months

800

6 months

1,300

1 year

2,200 

Leo
 

With one of the best spas around, in addition to their complete fitness and bodybuilding options, Leo is one of the greatest gyms to choose – especially if you have children because they have a fitness setup just for kids.

Address: Katameya Plaza Mall, Down Town Section 111 - 112 Behind Al Tesaeen St., Katameya. Contact: 01016 200 700 - 01016 200 600.

             DURATION

                COST

1 month

750

3 months

1,400

6 months

2,900

1 year

3,900 

Titans
 

Yeah, well, the gods are great and all, but they will always just be the sons and daughters of Titans. If you are a member of Titans gym you get to enjoy all of the following: cardio cinema, squash, kids area, workout area, swimming pool, ladies only area, personal training, aerobics classes, CrossFit, physiotherapy clinic, healthy juice bar.

Address: Cairo Festival City. Contact: 01122226677.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,200

3 months

3,050

6 months

4,000

1 year

6,550 

Samia Allouba
 

A legendary teta who has always reminded us that age does not define you. With a diverse choice between fitness, gym, dance, or all the above, Samia Allouba's gyms are one of the fun and engaging spots to go work out.

Address: 13 B Road 254, Degla Maadi. Contact: 25196575.

DURATION

COST

1 month

975

3 months

2,185

6 months

3,300

1 year

4,990 

Fit Box

A little Mohamed Ali, some Mike Tyson, and of course some Rocky here and there gives you the ultimate equation for motivation. When at Fit Box you can choose between all of the following: kick boxing, Thai boxing, MMA, aero boxing, street boxing, fit box, triple threat, fit mommy, Zumba, pole dancing, and Pilates.

Address: 1 Moustafa Refaat Street, Sheraton Buildimgs, Heliopolis. Contact: 01022050000.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,000

3 months

2,000

6 months

3,000

1 year

5,000

Power House

In Gezeira Plaza right by Arkan, go work out and get buff then climb on down to chill with friends. Dala3 style. But why leave the gym when it practically has everything: DJ HQ Music, Pro Bar with health drinks, large and comfy exercise classrooms, the latest equipment, and some of the best trainers in the country.

Address: Located inside Al Gezira Plaza, 6 October City. Contact: 01000601590, 01000598402, 01000607436.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,400

3 months

3,500

6 months

4,200

1 year

5,900

iFitness
 

At iFitness, the word fitness is taken quite seriously. Upon signing up you are scheduled with a doctor and a nutritionist who work together to help set the most suitable health and workout plan for you and your goals. In addition, they have a very large cardio section was well as a bodybuilding gym; not to mention the classrooms on the top floor where you can sign up for multiple workouts. 

Address: Green Heights Compound, Gamal Abdul Nasser St., 3rd Tourisic Area. Behind Mall of Arabia, 6th of October. Contact: 0238210505, 011-566-2-8888.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,400

3 months

2,000

6 months

3,000

1 year

5,555

Fibers
 

Moral-fiber means a lot when you are talking fitness, and at Fiber they have just about everything you might imagine any gym could ask for. From cardio to weightlifting and even some luxury pampering, this gym does its best to attempt to cater to any of their members' very unique needs.

Address: Maadi branch: 1 Zahraa Maadi Street , Rihana Residence, Maadi. Contact: 01012222985.

DURATION

COST

3 months

2,805

6 months

4,335

1 year

6,375

Gold's Gym Maadi
 

These guys are among the oldest in the business who have developed a powerful basis of experience and talent that is meant to cater to any possible needs of any possible member.

Address: 1 El-Mahata Square Maadi Palace BuildingContact: 02-33036663.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,600

3 months

3,150

6 months

5,050

1 year

6,850

Transformers
 

Optimus Prime might not always be there, but who knows, maybe you should check. On a more serious note, Transformers is keen on helping you truly transform your lifestyle and health; they provide a wide selection of selectorize machines: plate-loaded, free weights, and cardio machines. 

Address: Building no. 73, Street no. 104, Maadi. Contact: 0102 121 9000.

DURATION

COST

1 month

960

3 months

1,900

6 months

2,880

1 year

4,300

Smart
 

Muscles may be the most important achievement to many, but try making them without a brain. The people behind Smart gym know what your body needs; that is why they provide fitness classes, Zumba, aerobics, steam, jacuzzi bath, weight-loss programs, bridal fitness packages, personal trainer programs, youth programs, massages, and spas, all aside from their standard workout gym.

Address: New Cairo at G-Out Mall. Beginning of Choueifat Street through 90th Street. Contact: 01025559991, 02-26181588.

DURATION

COST

1 month

600

3 months

1,500

6 months

2,600

1 year

4,000

Vibe
 

Let us help you feel Vibe's vibe. These guys are all about feeling what you do, on both the spiritual and physical level. They make sure that the personal trainers and nutritionists work closely with you to ensure that you are making the best use of the facilities and tools at hand; be it bodybuilding or fitness. 

Address: Road No. 250, Building No. 17, Degla Maadi. Contact: 012 784 999 88,  012 784 999 77.

DURATION

COST

1 month

750

3 months

1,550

6 months

2,900

1 year

4,400

True
 

True Gym is one of those places that forces you to drop your jaw when you first walk in; it is a standalone five-storey building that is packed with top-of-the-line machines, artistic aerobics sessions, and kinesis equipment. Complete with a fully equipped spa, it is safe to say that True is truly amazing.

Address: 6 Abd El Aziz Selim from Thawra Street, Dokki. Contact: 0111 172 2242.

DURATION

COST

1 month

1,000

3 months

2,400

6 months

3,400

1 year

6,000

Pro Plus
 

At Pro Plus, you get to train like a pro with all their high quality machines and tools at your disposal, all while enjoying the sweet pleasures of the different leisures available - including that indoor pool. Plus, ladies, they have private hours allocated just for you to enjoy a good swim privately.

Address: Dokki, Branched out of Messadak Street. Contact: 37495281, 37495282, 01274464446.

DURATION

COST

1 month

600

3 months

1,375

6 months

2,100

1 year

2,950

Noble
 

At Nobel you can choose to go raw with the weights, energetic with the machines, or even fun with the various classes.

Address: Building 9, 219 St, Degla Maadi. Contact: 25210191, 0100 3398938, 01000 522348.

DURATION

COST

1 month no trainer

450

1 month with trainer

650

Elite
 

Not to say that strength defines status, but come on, it has always been about survival of the fittest. At Elite you are exposed to the fancy old-school essence of what the gym was always about.

Address: 8 Ibn El Moataz St., Amar Ibn Yasser, Heliopolis. Contact: 01016044109 / 02 26203977

DURATION

COST

1 month

250

3 months

600

6 months

1,000

1 year

1,800 

Soul
 

We do tend to forget that we need to exercise our insides, too. At Soul you get the full package: the cardio, the fitness, the bodybuilding, and you just add some soul healing to the package. Wow!

Address: 55 Al Multaki Al Araby, Sheraton. Contact: +201279090098 - +201279090092.

            DURATION

                COST

1 month

600

3 months

1,350

6 months

2,400

1 year

3,400

Eve
 

Ladies do deserve to have some privacy when they don’t have their makeup on. And ladies, you are getting the full special treatment; nutritionist support, fitness classes, and luxurious spa treatment.

Address: 3 Bahgat St, from Ammar Bin Yasser st, Beside METRO, Behind Military Academy, Misr El Gadida. Contact: 0122 749 6577.

DURATION

COST

1 month

350

3 months

1,050

6 months

1,600

1 year

3,500

Extreme
 

At Extreme the sky is the limit because they provide almost everything you would ever need: full spa, fitness, cardio, and gym.

Address: Al Mukattam City. Contact: 01116604676 - 01116604721.

DURATION

COST

1 month

500

3 months

1,070

6 months

1,750

1 year

2,450

Fantastic Line
 

Who can say no to a nice spa after an exhausting workout? And how would you enjoy the spa if you have not worked yourself out to your full potential in the gym with bodybuilding or fitness?

Address: 5, 275 Maadi El Gededa. Contact: 02 25195195.

DURATION

COST

1 month

400

3 months

900

6 months

1,600

1 year

3,000

Main image courtesy of Balance Gym.