Archive for Wellness/Fitness

A Runners Guide to Surfaces

Whether for fitness, weight-loss, or just to enjoy being outdoors, as the weather cools down, some of us will head out for a run. But understanding the kind of ground you run on can help you stay injury-free. Running track More cushioned than tarmac, synthetic

How Does Yoga Help Breast Cancer Patients?

Breast cancer patients may suffer from mental cloudiness and stress, which interferes with their ability to think clearly. They may also have the fear of recurrence of cancer. They may experience uncertainty, grief, sadness, or anger. They may feel vulnerable, insecure and have body image

Why Participating In The Dubai Fitness Challenge Is Good For Your Company

The Dubai Fitness Challenge is coming back on October 19 with another month of sports activities and celebration of an active lifestyle around the city. If you gave it a go last year, then you already know what participating in such an event can do

The Breastfeeding Facts Checklist

According to studies, breastfeeding can lower breast cancer risk, especially if a woman breastfeeds for longer than one year. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, here are some facts about breastfeeding. You are what you eat Your baby is more likely to try new

Protect Your Bones from Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones break easily and is often called “silent disease”because bone loss usually occurs gradually over the years without symptoms. The causes of osteoporosis are multiple including lifestyle, which act together with age, genetic factors and low weight. When

Get Ready to Run

Today as the weather gets better, and the ‘outdoor season’is upon us, fitness enthusiasts should condition their bodies to prepare for the exertion of a run. Here are a few ways to do so: Understand the impact of running on your body. Running is a

Stopping a Heart Attack in its Tracks

Heart disease is the UAE’s leading cause of death, with heart attacks striking around 15 years earlier than the global average, according to the World Health Organization. However, in many cases these fatalities can be prevented. By recognizing the symptoms of heart attacks early, people

Why Oral Cancer Screening is so Important

Oral cancer is one of those cancers that can be treated if detected in advance. And the reality is that head and neck cancers are more prevalent than ever and having regular oral screening performed by your dentist or dental hygienist could save your life.

Back to School Wellness

Tips for Your Child Back in school for kids means establishing a regular routine, doing homework, playing sports—and yes, sometimes falling ill. Here are some proactive steps parents can take to ensure their kids smoothly transition back to school and remain healthy. Immunization: Visit your

Diabetics Can Be Helped by Health Coaches… Here’s How

The UAE is currently tackling the issue of diabetes. Latest WHO figures suggest that 19 percent of UAE residents are diabetic and a further 30 percent are borderline diabetic. Health coaches can play a critical role in helping people to prevent the onset of diabetes