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.

Foreigners Just Discovered Miswak and We Absolutely Can’t Stop Laughing

Foreigners Just Discovered Miswak and We Absolutely Can’t Stop Laughing

  For over 7000 years, miswak has been used by Arabs all over the world as an alternative to teeth brushing by a toothbrush and paste. The all natural brushing tool made of arak has antibacterial and anti-decay properties as well as a distinctive odor that leaves the mouth fresh and clean.   So, it’s […]

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

#MoreToAutism: Find out How You Can Help Spread Autism Awareness This Month

by Rana Elhawary

Earlier this week, we reported which Middle Eastern locations were lighting up blue to commemorate autism awareness, and because we believe in the importance of using our platform to effectuate change; today, we are here in an effort to change perceptions and minds regarding autism.     Autism is a disorder resulting from of a […]

Why You Need a Digital Detox and How to Start One

Why You Need a Digital Detox and How to Start One

  Does technology make you feel very anxious to the point that you sometimes wish the earth could swallow you? If you just nodded your head then you need to listen up.   We’ve spoken to Dr. Pablo Vandenabeele, Bupa’s Clinical Director for Mental Health, as he shares his views with us on the link […]

Egypt Wins Bronze and Gold Medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Egypt Wins Bronze and Gold Medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

  We all love the Olympics! We leave work early, change our daily schedules and cancel meetings just to watch our favorite athletes playing for their lives. Yet, one sports championship has gone unnoticed; the Special Olympics World Winter Games, held in Austria this year.   Via Special Olympics Egypt   Two Egyptian champions just won […]

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

Palestinian Women Bring Baseball to Gaza

  When we think of baseball, we think of big hunky men running around a field doing God knows what. Palestinian women, however, decided to shatter everything you believe about that sport.     Coach Mahmoud Tafesh — former soccer player who played for the Palestinian national team for 16 years — introduced the sport […]

Egyptian Swimmer Farida Osman Becomes Third Fastest Swimmer in History

Egyptian Swimmer Farida Osman Becomes Third Fastest Swimmer in History

  With one victory after the other Egyptian swimmer, Farida Osman,  seems unstoppable. The mean swim machine, who represented Egypt in  2012 and 2016 Olympics, just won her first-ever individual NCAA title and became the third fastest swimmer in history in the 100-yard fly with 50.05.     The 22-year-old team co-captain for the bears has won relay titles […]

Why Waking Up Early and Having a Morning Routine Is Important for Your Success

Why Waking Up Early and Having a Morning Routine Is Important for Your Success

Having a morning routine prepares your brain to be ready to work and tackle whatever the day may bring. Successful business owners claim they do their morning routines wherever they may be otherwise they feel unbalanced, confused and disoriented. Things like the perfect cup of coffee, a well-balanced breakfast, working out or even showering may […]

Celebrity Favorite Barry’s Bootcamp Finally Opens in Dubai

Celebrity Favorite Barry’s Bootcamp Finally Opens in Dubai

You can run… but you can’t hide. We’re coming for you! #BarrysBootcamp #BarrysBootcampDubai #Barrys #BarrysDubai #BodyByBarrys #FitFam #Fitspiration #Fitspo #Fitness #MyDubai #DubaiGym A post shared by Barry’s Bootcamp Dubai (@barrysbootcampdubai) on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:44am PST   Now’s your chance to work out like a Hollywood A-list celebrity. Barry’s Bootcamp, which offers classes said […]

This Saudi Woman Just Set a New World Record in Dubai

This Saudi Woman Just Set a New World Record in Dubai

  Dubai is home to many world records–including the largest tin of caviar–but one that has nothing to do with food was set over the weekend, and the woman behind it is pretty freakin’ inspiring.   Mariam Saleh Binladen, a dentist from Saudi Arabia, has set another record in Dubai. The humanitarian work advocate made […]

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

by Ahmed ElShehy

For the first time in the Pink Caravan ride’s history, young advocates of the campaign took part in an event with their horses to raise awareness for breast cancer and covered over a 7 km route on Friday at the Desert Palm Resort in Dubai.     The fourth day of the event was themed […]