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.

Essa Al Ansari: Changing Up the Fitness Game in the UAE

Essa Al Ansari: Changing Up the Fitness Game in the UAE

It is inevitable, you go on Instagram, YouTube or even Facebook and you’re bound to come across a stunning model in the gym with gleaming muscles mocking your unhealthy lifestyle. You either end up binge-eating knowing you’ll never achieve half of what they have or end up getting motivated enough to get off the couch […]

Why Squash Player Mohamed Elshorbagy Is #BrotherGoals

Why Squash Player Mohamed Elshorbagy Is #BrotherGoals

by Raghda Elsayed

  On today’s episode of Sibling Rivalry (joking, obviously, but not really), Marwan Elshorbagy, world #6, beats the #1 squash player in the world, Mohamed Elshorbagy, who also happens to be his older brother, at the quarter final of the 2017 Windy City Open squash tournament.   According to the PSA world tour, “It was Mohamed […]

This 72-Year-Old Emirati Is All the Motivation You Need to Hit the Gym

This 72-Year-Old Emirati Is All the Motivation You Need to Hit the Gym

    Younis Noor, a former employee of UAE’s Ministry of Finance is now a regular sight at Gold’s Gym. The 72-year-old Emirati is setting major fitness goals for everyone. Like honestly, do you even remember the last time you went to the gym?   We here at Scoop Empire think he should be the […]

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 […]