Most of you have probably hit the gym taking inspiration from an icon like Sylvester or Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the world of muscle delivers many more reasons to lift weights and the Dubai Muscle show is bringing a whole host of athletes, pumped up events and live competitions open to enthusiasts! We’re giving you five reasons why this edition is worth a visit.
Watch athletes live in action
Sure, you could catch a weightlifting or bodybuilding event on the TV, but there’s nothing quite like watching the action live in person! Dubai Muscle Show is bringing a mix of athletes from the region and across the world to take part in a line-up of events, including Emirates Weightlifting Championship, MMA, Muay Thai and boxing.
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Big names confirmed for Dubai Muscle Show
This edition has begun to gather real momentum with a headlining bill featuring seven-time Mr. Olympia winner Phil Heath, three-time Arnold Classic Winner Kai Greene, Egypt’s Big Ramy, 4-time Mr Olympia Jeremy Buendia and an extensive line-up. Check it out here.
Loads of competitions for pros and enthusiasts
Whether you’re on the lean side or as buff as Rocky Balboa, Dubai Muscle Show has a selection of events with dozens of prizes up for grabs open to registrations. Attendees can take part in Crossfit Goldrush, Gulf Classic Bodybuilding and Middle East’s Strongest Man and Woman. Click here to register.
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Meet and greets + Q&A’s with the headliners
In addition to the high-octane action, Dubai Muscle Show is giving fans a chance to interact with some of the biggest names in weightlifting and bodybuilding. Q&A sessions will be hosted with eight-time Mr. Olympia winner Ronnie Coleman, Mr. Olympia 2019 winner Brandon Curry and many more headliners. Check out the line-up and timings here.
Watch the Battle of the Bars make its Dubai Muscle Show debut
For the first time, the flagship fitness event is bringing the world’s premier professional callisthenics competition, Battle of the Bars to its venue. The spectacle features some of the best athletes coming from across the globe to compete in two days of adrenaline-filled acrobatics, inversions, climbing and parkour moves.
Huge line-up of brands taking part at Dubai Muscle Show
Some big brands from the muscle world will be exhibiting at the show, with hundreds of freebies up for grabs. Expect to see the likes of Optimum Nutrition, PhD Nutrition, Muscle Core, USN, Ronnie Coleman Signature Series, Nutrabolics, Evogen, GAT Supplements, Wawan Protein and Squat Wolf. As well as freebies, there will be plenty of special discounts on offer as well as competitions and challenges that you can get involved in. Make sure you don’t miss out while you’re there and pay a visit to the booths of these fantastic fitness brands.
Dubai Muscle Show takes place from Thursday 5th – Saturday 7th December at the World Trade Centre. Tickets are available on Virgin Megastore, priced from Dhs 50-500. Get them here.
The UAE’s calendar is loaded with sporting events this season. Find out more about what’s coming up here.