We all know about the constant pressure to stay in shape, and even more so in summer and after Ramadan and Eid. It’s important to keep fit even when all we want to do is relax, eat out, and hang out with friends. With increasing costs of gyms in Egypt, it can be hard to get motivated. So here are underrated gyms that are also budget friendly:

Smart Gym


Smart gym has two branches that are ladies only and a branch that is men’s only. It offers group workouts and personal trainers. The spa and massage are highly recommended if you want to treat yourself after all the hard work! It’s super clean, organized and has jacuzzis, steam room and massages. Smart gyms are a lot bigger than Powerhouse gym because they have multiple floors. There’s even a kids gym and a youth program!

Price– 700 LE per month

Locations- 5 locations around Heliopolis and New Cairo  

H20 Gym


This gym also offers separate ladies and men’s gyms at multiple locations. It has a wide variety of classes to try out like spinning and specific ab classes. What’s nice about this gym are the exciting events that they organise like break dancing and running.

Price– 500 LE per month

Locations- 9 gyms at Heliopolis, Manial, Haram, Nasr City & Mohandeseen  

Triumph Hotel Fitness Center

Triumph Hotel has a well equipped gym that offers personal training. It’s clean and very cheap in comparison to more expensive gyms like Gold’s Gym. The personal trainers are known to be friendly and helpful.


Price – 400 LE 

LocationEl Khalifa El Ma’moun Street, Heliopolis 

Powerhouse Gym


Even though it has only one location, this gym comes with so many benefits it’s hard to resist! Powerhouse keeps you motivated with a great atmosphere and amenities. The changing room area is clean. The equipment is new and workout area is spacious but usually gets crowded on weekends. Its location is great at Guezira Plaza with Arkan, Capital and American Plaza nearby. Take a variety of classes from kickboxing to spinning. Personal trainers here are very professional and friendly, which makes you motivated to workout. As a member, you can also invite up to 15 friends so bring a workout buddy!

Price– Per month: 1200 EGP (3/6/12 month packages available)

Location- First Floor, Al Guezira Plaza, Sheikh Zayed 

Check out these gyms this summer! Working out should be something you look forward to and these gyms will surely get you motivated!