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.

Tea Time: Sugary Death Drinks!

A new study presented at the American Heart Association has released shocking, albeit not new, correlations between sugary drinks and obesity-related diseases. If you are looking for a reason to quit sodas TODAY, this is the post for you. Here is the spin on why this might be happening: When people drink too much sugary […]

The Mother of All Drugs; Cancer Defeated?

Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with. The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a “do not eat” signal to the body’s immune system, according to Science Magazine. […]

Prevent your Spring Allergies

Is it just me or Cairo’s weather has been acting strange lately? I mean we are in March and It’s 36°C already. The first warm days of spring! Time to open the windows, pack away the winter coats, get out in the garden — and head to the pharmacy to stock up on allergy medications; […]

Tea Time: Salt and Restaurants

Today’s young couples barely have time to cook. Our fast-paced lives mean more delivery and less mommy’s home cooked meal. But, are these habits taking a toll on our health? A recent study on salt content and restaurant meals tell us exactly that. 664 meals from various high end restaurants and fast food chains were […]

It’s T-shirt Season!

It’s finally spring and the season of the tricky tees is upon us and you gotta fill that T-shirt, show those arms, feel and look great wearing them. When thinking of wearing T-shirts, you shouldn’t only consider doing the famous biceps curls for the big guns you’ve always wanted. The most important muscles you should […]

World Water Day 2013

Water is essential to all life forms, us included. It covers  71% of our beloved Earth’s surface and comprises about  60% of our bodies on average. On Friday, March the 23rd, the UN celebrates World Water Day, International year of Water Cooperation. It might seem that there is plenty of fresh water out there. However, […]

An Angle on the Ankle

One of the most encountered injuries in the ER involves the ankle joint. Like any other joint, the ankle has  a bunch of ligaments for stability during various forms of activity. As the ankle is the most used weight bearing joint, it is more susceptible to injury whether you’re at the gym, on a treadmill, […]

Before And After Your Run

Incorporate warming up and cooling down into your run for maximum performance and better results, without fatigue.

So you’re all ready for your outdoor cardio? Wait a minute – or may I suggest five to ten, and warm up. Warming up before your running routine is so helpful to wake up those muscles and open your joints before an intense cardio session or workout. You might be familiar with the static stretches […]

Stay Fit Anywhere and Everywhere

With the weather getting warmer by the day, we’re witnessing more and more outdoor fitness activities. Last weekends “El Fit ” festival showed the growing enthusiasm of the fitness industry in Egypt. Along with growing activations and campaigns like, Cairo runners, Cairo cycles, Bootcamp Egy, CrossFit stars  and many other outdoor based exercises which are […]

BEACHBODY – How To Get Your Dream Body!

Is it just me or Cairo’s weather has been acting strange lately? I mean it is not even March! The good news is, this weather has got me thinking about getting all ready for the perfect summer beach body. Yes, I am talking about “Format al Sahel” kind of thing (this is not so cheesy, […]

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