Dubai: Wellfit, the largest indoor fitness club in Dubai, has scooped six top awards at the UAE’s biggest related recognition ceremony, the 2023 Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) Industry Awards.
Held on 9th February 2023 at the Address Sky View Hotel in Dubai, the event saw the Wellfit team pick up the Member Experience of the Year and Best Use of Technology awards, while the Wellfit flagship branch at JVC was crowned as the Superclub of the Year, the highest category of the awards for fitness centres with over 3,000 members.
Wellfit also won the Fitness Event of the Year award for the Tour de Wellfit program, which saw Wellfit members replicate the 2022 Tour de France route in daily studio classes. In addition, the awards saw Pamela Pereira crowned as the Female Personal Trainer of the Year and Nikesh Naik as the General Manager of the Year for their outstanding leadership at the Wellfit JVC branch.
Dr. Dimitri Koutsoubakis, CEO of Wellfit, stated that, “These awards place Wellfit squarely at the forefront of fitness operators in the UAE, less than two years since the brand was founded. I’d like to express our gratitude to the independent judges from the REPs Industry Awards for this recognition, which vindicates the disruptive approach we have taken to deliver a truly world-class fitness and wellness experience in the UAE.”
“We are incredibly proud of the 140+-strong Wellfit team and the talent we have, as well the top-class facilities we are delivering and the enthusiasm and commitment from all 8,000 of our members across each of our branches,” Dr. Koutsoubakis further added.
Wellfit fitness centres are equipped with advanced activity tracking and performance assessment systems, the most significant digital tool at Wellfit is Advagym by Sony, which is an easy-to-use digital platform that makes tracking workout data simpler than ever before. Enabled by Sony’s wireless sensors, users can tap them with their phones to accurately capture data relating to all strength and conditioning workouts, including body and free weight exercises and cardio machines.
The 2023 Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) Industry Awards was hosted in conjunction with Dubai Sports Council, the event’s Official Partner. Now in its tenth year, the event recognises individuals and businesses for their contributions to health, fitness and wellness in the UAE.