Global Event Management is proud to be opening the doors of the UAE’s first Good Health Gulf Show

DIMC - 5th, 6th and 7th April. The only consumer health, wellness and fitness event in this region, the show promises to be 3 action packed days.
By: Lucy Magee
April 4, 2012 - PRLog -- Sponsored by Del Monte, Kellogg’s, Unifrutti and Core Direction, the show will feature a FREE Zumba Fitness Marathon – a 3 hour fun fitness competition.

Core Direction with host the CoreFit games, (CrossFit Games), and the show will also feature sampling by Kellogs, Unifrutti and Delmonte.

The show will also feature talks and seminars from experts in numerous fields from diet & nutrition to spinal care as well as produce taste tests.

Good Health Gulf Show in association with Core Direction will be running a 3 hour Zumba Fitness Marathon. Friday the 6th of April from 1:00pm to 4:00pm will see the regions first Zumba event of its kind.  With prizes up for grabs, lots of entertainment on the stages, hundreds of participants and 10 of the regions top Zumba Instructors, this event will be a party to remember.   Everyone is invited, free entry for all. The best part.... You’ll be losing weight, getting toned, feeling fitter and healthier all while having fun. Zumba... Ditch the workout, join the party!

In line with the recent fitness boom of CrossFit as well as the finish of the 5 week CrossFit Open (Search for the fittest on earth), Core Direction will be holding the COREFIT GAMES at this years Good Health Gulf Show. This fitness event promises to be a battle of the top athletes going head to head in some extremely challenging workouts. The event will comprise of 4 different events making use of cardio exercises, bodyweight and gymnastics exercises as well as strength based power and Olympic lifts.  Exercises such as 200kg tyre flips, 15 feet rope climbs, Olympic Snatches & Olympic ring exercises are some of the challenges in store for our local athletes. The incentive to enter is both the title of COREFIT GAMES Champion 2012 and a trip for 2 to Thailand. If you enjoy to watch sport at home more than actually doing it, this is the fitness event to watch. The sport of fitness is here to stay, be a part of it!

Core Direction will be launching their Body and Soul campaign at Good Health Gulf Show too. The search for the face of Core Fit, Core Direction’s fitness studios. We are looking for someone who lives authentically, has an attitude of caring and sharing , puts themselves outside their comfort zone, demonstrates good self expression  with a sense of humour. Someone who is a ‘do-er’ instead of a ‘talker’ and someone who sees the small steps eventually becoming something bigger. The winner of this 3 month campaign will receive an annual Reebok sponsorship as well as being the face of Core Fit for 2012/13. All entries welcome. You were born an original, don’t be a copy.

Three lucky visitors to this years Good Health Gulf show will walk away with a DNA test worth 1499 dirhams. The latest innovation in health and fitness testing has recently hit the UAE and is available through exclusive distributors, Core Direction. Tests will be done at the Good Health Gulf show for those who are tired of guess work in achieving their goals and just want results. The process is a non invasive cheek swab sent to our South African laboratory with results emailed to you within 2 weeks. Two tests are currently available to test your genetic makeup. DNA Health tests for 20 genes associated with various health ailments you may be susceptible too including insulin sensitivity, cholesterol metabolism, vitamin B absorption, detoxification, inflammation, anti-oxidant status & bone health. DNA Diet tests for 8 genes responsible for the metabolism of different food types and exercise type and intensity best suited to you as an individual according to your genes. What to eat, how to train and how to live your life in the healthiest way possible will no longer be a question but an answer.

The show is also being sponsored by Anlene and Kamal Gupta, Managing Director, Fonterra Brands Middle East and Africa, is encouraging women to take advantage of the free, five minute Anlene bone scanning on offer while they are at the Good Health Show over the weekend. "One in three women in the Middle East is at risk of developing osteoporosis and although it is often thought of as only affecting older women, this is not true.

"We have conducted more than 4million bone scans across Asia and the Middle East to raise awareness of osteoporosis as it is a disease that causes bones to fracture, which can be extremely painful and cause muscle weakness. Prevention is the only cure for the disease. Our bone scanning is a quick, painless ultrasound heel scan. Patients are immediately given an indication of their bone health and a nutritionist is on-hand to offer advice on how to maintain healthy bones. Depending on their results, consumers will be offered lifestyle and diet tips to boost their journey to better bone health."  

Please see an invitation from Margaux Rathbun a Certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and the Creator of the nutrition website, Authentic Self Wellness ( will be one of the key speakers and will be sharing why many of her articles and video's are featured on Perez Hilton, Heidi Klum's, Tyra Bank's, and Haylie Duff's websites.  She will be hosting a variety of nutrition workshops and seminars at Good Health Gulf.

3 action packed days will make the event a great weekend for all the family featuring Dubai's first Zumbathon, Core Direction's Cross fit/Core Fit Challenge and is supported by Delmonte, Core Direction, Reebok, Dubai Ladies Club, Organic Cafe, Herbline, Health and Beyond a wonderful health and beauty zone and any more.

The Good Health Gulf Show is taking place in DIMC, Dubai, 5-7th April.  
Opening hours are :-

Thursday  5th:            12-7pm, (Ladies only)
Friday:      6th:       11-7pm
Saturday  7th:             11-7pm,  

Everyone is welcome, It is free to enter and classes and seminars are also free to attend on a 1st come 1st served basis. For the line-up and further details, visit,  100's of free gifts will be offered and there will be a lot of great prizes.

For more details please visit or find it on  - Twitter @GoodHealth12   Ends:-

About Anlene

ANLENE™ is a range of dairy products specially formulated for adults’ optimal bone health.  The range consists of Powder, UHT, Pasteurised and Yogurt products. ANLENE™ contains more calcium than regular milk. ANLENE™ also contains scientifically selected nutrients to work with the calcium to ensure enhanced absorption and bone strength.  Fonterra has spent more than US$50 million on bone health research and US$15 million directly on the development of ANLENE™.  Over the past 10 years, the experts behind ANLENE™ have funded, and been involved with 18 clinical trials relating to bone health.

In 2007, ANLENE milk powder for adults was launched across the Middle East and is now the best selling adult milk brand in the UAE. (Neilson Retail Audit, Feb 2010)

Anlene Bone Health Check Data - The Anlene Bone Health Check provides free bone scans to the public using ultrasonometer technology. The programme provides people with an estimate of their risk of poor bone health, and is not used for diagnostic purposes. Statistics are collected on the number of participants in each zone of risk and summarised on a population basis.
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