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.

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby at Thumbay Hospital in Dubai

63-Year-Old Woman Delivers Baby at Thumbay Hospital in Dubai

  In what is being claimed as a first in the UAE (and in most places of the world), a 63-year-old woman has given birth to a healthy girl in Dubai, Thumbay Hospital said in a press release yesterday.   Last year, the Sri Lankan woman and her Indian husband decided to start a family, […]

Egypt’s Pharmacists Syndicate Warns RH Negative Pregnant Women From Fake RhoGAM Shots

Egypt’s Pharmacists Syndicate Warns RH Negative Pregnant Women From Fake RhoGAM Shots

  If you follow any Facebook group for mothers on Egypt’s social media, one thing you must’ve noticed that pregnant women are wondering where they can find the RhoGAM shot. If you’re not pregnant or a woman, then this must be the first time you’ve ever heard about this, so allow us to enlighten you […]

Why Nike’s New Middle Eastern Women’s Campaign Is Everything

Why Nike’s New Middle Eastern Women’s Campaign Is Everything

  Nike, a brand inspired by a woman herself being the Greek Goddess of Victory, has long collaborated with powerful women throughout its history. Supporting athletes, empowering women and pushing every little girl with a dream that ‘she can’ but she needs to ‘just do it’.   Their latest campaign that focuses on female Arab athletes […]

Mountain View’s Sports Day Was All About Spreading Happy and Healthy Vibes

Mountain View’s Sports Day Was All About Spreading Happy and Healthy Vibes

  We wouldn’t necessarily call ourselves the healthy, fit, working-out types but when we were invited to Mountain View Egypt’s Stars Sports Launch last Saturday, we thought this would be it. We knew that the healthy giants at Mountain View were our chance to shine bright like a diamond and emerge and become gym-rats.   […]

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

  In the latest movement supporting cancer survivors, The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt (BCFE), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Novartis Pharma organized a hopeful and uplifting two-day event. The survivors got a chance to share their experiences while facing the disease and spread hope among other patients.     The feedback was remarkable. Yasmine, […]

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

Why Egypt Is Rocking the Africa Cup of Nations and We Couldn’t Be Prouder

by Sherif Amin

Last night, the whole country celebrated Egypt’s National football team’s victory at the African Cup of Nations and making it to the finals. We felt like we were all literally moving up to the semi-finals, and that it wasn’t just our 11 players. This month we’re finally seeing some light in the end of Egypt’s dark and […]

Thousands of Commuters Leave Cars Behind for #DubaiCarFreeDay

Thousands of Commuters Leave Cars Behind for #DubaiCarFreeDay

Living in the Middle East, you sadly kind of get used to all the pollution that comes out of cars. Dubai, on the other hand, refuses to accept that fact and is bringing its 8th annual Car Free Day back on February 5th.     More than 1,500 organisations are expected to ditch their cars for a […]

Reasons Why the Women’s Heritage Walk UAE Is Totally Awesome

Reasons Why the Women’s Heritage Walk UAE Is Totally Awesome

by Nichole Miranda

It’s no shocker admitting that the UAE heat can suck harder than a vacuum cleaner in turbo mode. Instead of furiously tweeting about it, the UAE’s female ancestors  flung themselves into the desert looking for a solution. While the men in their tribe journeyed away for months on pearl diving trips, these women walked across […]

Jumpsuite: Technology Meets Fitness in This Revolutionary Startup

Jumpsuite: Technology Meets Fitness in This Revolutionary Startup

  Balancing her family’s health and fitness on one hand, and Cairo-based The Wellness Log on the other, Norshek Fawzy‘s commitment to everything is inspiring, or should we say, fitspiring. But that wasn’t just enough for her. Fawzy decided to one up the fitness game in the Middle East, head to Abu Dhabi and create Jumpsuite. […]

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Emirates Starts 2017 by Going Green and We Salute Them

Physics would suggest that covering yourself in plastic bottles may not seem like the best way to keep warm in an airplane, but Emirates wants you to do just that. Wait, what? Today, they’re introducing new sustainable blankets that made from 100% recycled bottles.     Each Emirates ecoTHREAD blanket is made from 28 recycled plastic bottles, which […]

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