Barry’s, a celebrity-favorite fitness brand known for its high-intensity interval training, is to open a studio in Abu Dhabi.
Formerly known as Barry’s Bootcamp, it was founded in Los Angeles in 1998. Since then, it has launched over 70 studios in 14 countries. In Dubai, it has studios in the Dubai International Financial Center and Dubai Marina.
The brand is slated to open in Galleria Al Maryah Island, possibly in the summer, although an exact date has yet to be announced.
Barry’s is also known for its tough workouts, with the likes of Kim Kardashian, Adriana Lima, David and Victoria Beckham, Jake Gyllenhaal and Harry Styles among its famous clientele.
What to expect at Barry’s
The studio will bring its famous Red Room and Flex Lounge to the capital. Classes in the dimly lit Red Room are a combination of high-intensity training, including 25-30 minutes of interval cardio routines on treadmills and 25-30 minutes of strength training using free weights and bands. resistance.
Meanwhile, the Flex Lounge will be where the new strength class, Lift, will take place. The workout uses dumbbells, resistance bands, and bodyweight exercises. The class is designed to improve body composition, build muscle mass and speed up metabolism through strength training.
There should be group classes throughout the day as well as women-only sessions, live DJs, team teachers, and themed events.
The fitness company will also bring its Barry-branded apparel, including exclusive localized pieces and collections with brands such as lululemon, The Giving Movement and Nike. There will also be a Fuel Bar serving healthy smoothies and snacks.
Updated: February 23, 2022, 6:21 p.m.