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.

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 […]

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

Nike Is Set to Launch the ‘Pro Hijab’ Line for Muslim Female Athletes

  As one of the biggest global sportswear brands, Nike has been working towards being more inclusive of all athletes and sports lovers around the world. Earlier this month, Swoosh officially launched its plus-size sportswear range for women. Moving forward, the company is about to release an all-new Pro Hijab line designed for Muslim female athletes.     “Nike’s […]

The Annual ‘Party on Wheels’ Is Back in Gouna on March 31st

The Annual ‘Party on Wheels’ Is Back in Gouna on March 31st

  The Official Annual Party on Wheels® is back again this year, bigger and better than ever before. Year on year we’ve watched Egypt’s strongest and healthiest hit the bikes for a marathon like no other and upon it’s fourth year, founder Nirvana Zaher promises to help you push your limits even further.     […]

Kabayan: Clinic Dedicated to Filipinos Opens in Abu Dhabi’s Universal Hospital

Kabayan: Clinic Dedicated to Filipinos Opens in Abu Dhabi’s Universal Hospital

  “Since Filipino communities  are very prominent in Abu Dhabi and around the UAE, we are very  particular in ensuring that we  give high quality service to them,” said Rajeev Pillai, head of  Marketing and Corporate Health  Services at Universal Hospital.   Kabayan (meaning Fellow Countryman), a clinic dedicated to the Filipino expats of Abu […]

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 […]