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GymNation and The LightHouse Arabia Join Forces to Promote Comprehensive Well-Being by Integrating Physical Fitness With Mental Health

Dubai, DX / Jun 2, 2024 / GymNation

In a first for the regional health and wellness industry, GymNation, the UAE’s leading gym chain, has announced a partnership with leading mental health and wellbeing provider, The LightHouse Arabia.

Together, both organizations aim to raise awareness and dismantle stigma surrounding mental health while highlighting the reciprocal benefits of physical activity and psychological wellness.

The LightHouse Arabia will support GymNation and its community of over 70,000 UAE members by inviting all GymNation members to participate in its ongoing series of free-of-charge monthly community webinars and range of support groups. The webinars cover relevant and important topics such as stress management, coping strategies, and the mental health benefits of exercise, which complement The LightHouse Arabia’s commitment to accessible mental health services for all. In addition, a range of practical wellbeing tips will be provided and shared throughout the GymNation fitness community and displayed across GymNation’s platforms.

William Dean, GymNation UAE Country Director, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “Joining forces with The LightHouse Arabia represents another pivotal moment for us at GymNation. We’ve always believed in making fitness more affordable, accessible and fun for everyone, and now we are taking it a step further by integrating mental health into the equation. This partnership allows us to offer a comprehensive wellness solution that truly addresses the needs of our members and the community we have created at GymNation, where physical fitness and mental health go hand in hand.”

Dr. Robert Chandler, Clinical Psychologist and Managing Director of The LightHouse Arabia also shared his thoughts. “The correlation between physical and mental health cannot be overstated.

About GymNation

GymNation is the region’s leading gym operator with 12 UAE locations and over 70,000 members. GymNation aims to become the largest gym chain across the GCC with further expansion planned across the region including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait.

Launched in 2017 GymNation’s mission is to become The People’s Gym with an ambition to make improving health and well-being by going to the gym less intimidating, more affordable, accessible, and fun for everyone in the region.

GymNation’s vision is to play a lead role as the region’s movement partner, championing healthy and active lifestyles, alongside the importance of mental health and physical wellbeing

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