We all know how the gym is a form of therapy, it is a second home, a place you go to unwind and relax, which makes it absolutely challenging to find the right one.
Fortunately for us in Cairo, there are quite a few to choose from. So we saved you from the hassle of doing the dirty work. Here’s a list of the top gyms in Egypt to help you tackle your fitness journey:
The owner is a grandmother and has a body of a twenty year old. Obviously, she knows what she’s doing.
If you don’t know Gold’s Gym, then you must have been living under a rock for the past 30 years.
Branches: Maadi, Kattameya, Mohandiseen, Heliopolis, New Cairo
Monthly membership: 1,450 EGP
Yearly membership: 6,500 EGP
The only power cycles in Egypt.
Perfect if you are a mother who is trying to lose the baby weight.
Yearly: Student: 3,300 EGP – Adult: 3,670 EGP
Monthly: 990 EGP
Table tennis, billiards, fitness classes and even childcare — what more could you ask for?
Monthly membership: 700 EGP
Yearly membership: 3,000 EGP
Classes: 60 EGP
The massages they offer are worth killing for and we’re not even exaggerating.
Basically you will wake up feeling like you fell down a 12-story building, but it’s worth it… I think.
Address: Swan Lake Residential Compound, First Settlement New Cairo Egypt
Bootcamp: Outdoor group sessions with mainly body weight movements and minimal use of equipment. All you need to do is come over and start training, no pre-requisites.
Bootcamp Fees: Monthly: 750 EGP – 3 Months: 2,000 EGP – 6 Months: 3,600 EGP – Annual: 6,600 EGP
Box: Equipment intensive group training with lots of lifting and complex movements. You will need to attend an introductory course called “onramp” that starts at the beginning of each month.
Box Fees: Monthly: 950 EGP – 3 Months: 2,600 EGP – 6 Months: 4,800 EGP – Annual: 9,000 EGP
Fight and Fitness Factory: Just the name gives you an idea about how fierce this place is.
Maadi: The Courtyard 01060040429
6 October City:Arkan Mall 01280501070
Fresh food, jacuzzi, saunas, a spa… and a gym if you actually want to work out, up to you.
An all-in-one- female gym.
Monthly membership: 800 EGP
Yearly membership: 3,150 EGP
The name itself makes you wanna hit the gym.
Monthly membership: 500 EGP
Class: 100 EGP
They get your body right in shape!
Only for males who actually work out, and not just hit the gym to take photos for their Instagram.
Branches: Heliopolis, Zamalek
Six-Monthly membership: 1,800 EGP
Yearly membership: 2,200 EGP
It’s basically a dream come true, you go, use their cinema and you’re able to say you’ve gone to the gym… just don’t go into details.
Pro tip: True Gym is surrounded by so many cafes that you can go to with your friends after working out.
Monthly membership: 1,000 EGP
Yearly membership: 6,300 EGP
FDA Fitness and Dance Academy
Contrary to popular Egyptian belief, dancing is actually a sport and takes the same effort and hard work as lifting or football… Shocker.
Daily fees: 100 LE
Six-monthly membership: 3,300 LE
Yearly membership: 4,300 LE
Amazing ways to bond with your kid, head to this gym and work out til you both have no energy to do anything else.
You gotta try their spa services.
Month: 750 EGP
Yearly: 3,000 EGP
The hidden gem of the Egyptian fitness world.
Monthly membership: 500 EGP
Yearly membership: 3,500 EGP
Eight Fitness Gym
It’s a five-story building… pretty sure you’ll find something you like there, and if you don’t, then the whole gym thing probably isn’t for you.
Monthly: 1,000 EGP
Yearly: 5,200 EGP
Basically the place you go to when you feel like punching something, because you can’t punch humans, of course.
Monthly membership: 2,100 EGP
Yearly membership: 4,350 EGP
This gym has a friendly vibe going on… sorry, couldn’t resist.
Monthly membership: 750 EGP
Yearly membership: 4,400 EGP
Basically, society’s way of weeding out the weak.
Monthly membership: 650 EGP
Weekly membership: 450 EGP
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