The event was held in support of the ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge.
After hitting rock-bottom, Alena decided it was time for a change and enrolled in a gym three months ago.
Motorists are advised to use suggested alternative routes.
35-year-old Michael Andrew has already completed 5,000 squats since the launch of the challenge on October 18.
Here are some offbeat exercises you can try to switch up your routines.
He worked as a PE teacher before becoming a principal.
Dubai's fitness landscape offers a wide variety of unique fitness classes to keep the heart rate high.
Akshatha said it was a snide comment from a loved one that motivated her into becoming a fitness buff.
The most important thing is to fit in some time to sweat in a day.