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.

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

Egyptian Campaign Encourages People to Stop Smoking in the Most Inspiring Way

A group of young Egyptians started a social media campaign with the hashtag #Ermeha (throw it) to help and encourage smokers to quit. The campaign aims to raise awareness on the side effects and dangers of smoking, and also shows support to smokers who want to quit.     The campaign uses various methods in their posts […]

I Suffer from Depression and I’m Not Ashamed of It Anymore

I Suffer from Depression and I’m Not Ashamed of It Anymore

by Jaida Khaled

So, I was having a really, really normal day. Well, as normal as my days can be. I was on the couch, obviously with my phone in hand and scrolling down my feed when I bumped into this post. The post was made by an old schoolmate of mine called Dahlia El Sayegh. She posted […]

Boxing Icon Mike Tyson Is Coming to Dubai to Launch Fitness Academy

Boxing Icon Mike Tyson Is Coming to Dubai to Launch Fitness Academy

  Boxing icon Mike Tyson has just  announced that he chose Dubai as a location for his new business venture; a franchise of fitness centers called the Mika Tyson Academy (MTA). Tyson will be revealing more details at an international press conference hosted by radio presenter, Kris Fade, at the Burj Khalifa on the 4th of […]

Egypt’s Adrenaline Junkies Get Ready for Biker Zone 2017

Egypt’s Adrenaline Junkies Get Ready for Biker Zone 2017

  Bikers in Egypt need to assemble ASAP because Biker Zone is back at it again for the fourth consecutive year after killing it every single round for the last three years. Biker Zone is a one-of-a-kind celebration as it’s the only Egyptian event that is specialized in the field of free sports, motor-sports and […]

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

  Egypt has been killing it in squash for the past few years. Our athletes’ killer talents have been celebrated internationally, and this year, The Gouna International Tournament was just another chance where Egypt, especially Alexandrians, show off their skills.   This year, the semi finals had four players from Alexandria. Marwan ElShorbagy, Fares Dessouky, Nour ElSherbini and […]

Shezlong: The Middle East’s First Online Platform to Seek Help for Mental Illness

Shezlong: The Middle East’s First Online Platform to Seek Help for Mental Illness

  Mental illness is one of the most overlooked issues in Egypt, and the Middle East in general. The majority of us suffer from undiagnosed mental and psychological issues but we never bother to seek help; mostly because we’re programmed to feel like it’s not a big deal and we could just “get over it.” For […]

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 […]