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Why Sheikh Hamdan wants you to work on your fitness this month

The Crown Prince is spearheading this 30-day challenge.

Now that the summer heat is dying down, we can finally get outside and dust off the cobwebs.

And HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is on a mission to get the people of Dubai up and moving this October.

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The Crown Prince of Dubai has helped launch a new fitness challenge, asking residents to exercise for 30 minutes a day for a month.

The 30 X 30 campaign will run from October 20 to November 18, in a bid to “turn Dubai into the most active city”.

“The challenge starts with you,” the royal, who’s also chairman of Dubai Sports Council, wrote on Instagram.

“Today we launched the Dubai Fitness Challenge to make Dubai one of the most active and fit cities worldwide,” Sheikh Hamdan added on Twitter.

The goal is to encourage residents to get more physical “for a healthy and productive society”, the royal said.

There’s a website where you can register, which also houses plenty of tips for working out at home.

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The challenge coincides with several fitness-based events, such as The Colour Run, Pink Ladies Games and the Mina Mile Swim Series.

We’re going to be taking a leaf out of Sheikh Hamdan’s book and hitting the water now the weather’s cooler…

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For more information about the initiative, check out dubaifitnesschallenge.com.

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Image: HH Sheikh Hamdan/Instagram

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