Health & Fitness

As we become more aware of our unhealthy habits and lack of fitness, a team of the most seasoned health gurus tackle tricky questions to help you achieve a healthier you, body and mind.

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

by Noha Khalifa

Meet Heba Ali, the Arab-American She-Hulk with a passion for fitness that is transforming lives and propelling her into entrepreneurship.   The New Jersey resident isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill personal trainer. Why, you say? Well, Ali does things differently. In this article, we’ll give you some reasons as to why we believe she is an […]

Inspirational 86 Year-Old Egyptian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

Inspirational 86 Year-Old Egyptian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

  This is the kind of those news stories that will either potentially makes you feel guilty for for being the constant couch potato that you are, or will inspire you to be the best athlete in Egypt. Facebook page, Sports News Egypt, just shared the cutest photo on the Internet. The photo is of 86 […]

This International Superstar Is Coming to the UAE, and Here Is How You Can See Him

This International Superstar Is Coming to the UAE, and Here Is How You Can See Him

Spanish tennis superstar, Rafael Nadal, is arguably the most popular tennis player in the world. This internationally renowned and loved sports star has just made announcement that will sit well with the Arab world’s sports and tennis lovers.     Nadal has officially announced that he will be defending his crown at the Mubadala World Tennis […]

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

by Christine Rudolph

For many people around the world, turning 30 is a milestone; it is a time when you re-evaluate your life and look at your past achievements. Some, unfortunately, regret some decisions they have made, whilst others are perfectly happy. For those of you who still have some time before turning 30, there are many things […]

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

These Cairo Summertime Activities Will Make Your Sahel Trips a Thing of the Past

With some of us growing a bit board of the drive to Sahel and/or Sokhna every other weekend – just for a few relaxing hours of tanning, two days by the pool, and a little fun in the sun – we were more than excited to learn that The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo will be injecting […]

Photo of Farida Osman’s Dad Being Father of the Year Will Melt Your Heart

Photo of Farida Osman’s Dad Being Father of the Year Will Melt Your Heart

  Egypt’s favorite swimmer, Farida Osman, keeps winning everyone’s heart one day after the other. The 22-year-old champion made history by winning the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final in Budapest, and winning Egypt’s first ever medal in the World Championships.   While we have been going on and on about the unstoppable mean water […]

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

  With Egypt’s economy facing turbulent times, it is no surprise that people started thinking twice about their tobacco choices. The true heroes are the smokers who have managed to quit this extremely unhealthy and body damaging habit. However, not everyone could give up the habit, even in the face of the floating Egyptian pound, […]

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

Farida Osman Just Won Egypt’s First Ever Medal in the World Championships

  Egyptians have a good reason to be happy this morning. Farida Osman, AKA the human Flipper, won the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly final in Budapest.   The 22-year-old swimmer achieved a 25.39s to claim Egypt’s first ever medal in the World Championships. This is a big breakthrough for Egypt, as this […]

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

Meet the Saudi Women That Are Literally Cycling Their Way to Empowerment

The Arab world is a very odd, yet interesting region. Where else in the world would you read an article about women riding bicycles as a major step towards women’s rights. But alas, women doing the most simplest of activities like riding bicycles might be considered an actual taboo breaking headline.     Last year, […]

Magdi Yacoub Treats Underprivileged Patients in Ethiopia for Free

Magdi Yacoub Treats Underprivileged Patients in Ethiopia for Free

  Egypt’s favorite cardiologist, the man who keeps redefining the word “humanitarian,” Sir Magdi Yacoub, just gave us another reason to respect and love him endlessly. Egypt’s Foreign Ministry announced recently that Yacoub’s fourth visit to Ethiopia included performing heart surgeries on underprivileged citizens for free.   A team of 28 surgeons, along with Magdi […]

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