A Results-Driven Workout for Every Goal

When it comes to fitness, the results are unlimited. Whether you’re looking to lose weight or tone up, a clear training plan can help you achieve the results you want. Here are four different fitness goals with the recommended class to achieve the results you want. Desired Result: Weight Loss Class recommendation: Cycling and CircuitRead more about A Results-Driven Workout for Every Goal[...] Read More

Jump Start Your Fitness with a Boot Camp

In a city that prides itself on getting fitter and healthier, participating in a boot camp can do more than boost your fitness quotient, as Mostafa Mersal, Coach at Fitness Bootcamp Dubai (FBC DXB) explains. With more fitness challenges taking place in Dubai recently, Mersal points out that it’s apparent that residents of the cityRead more about Jump Start Your Fitness with a Boot Camp[...] Read More

The five rules of running

All of know how to run, but it takes more than putting on a pair of running shoes and going outside. Here are some key rules for running to help you along the way. CLEAR IT WITH YOUR DOCTOR If you’ve had some medical problems or are worried about running, it is advised to visitRead more about The five rules of running[...] Read More

Fighting a Secret Battle… A Closer Look at High Functioning Depression

One in four individuals’ is experiencing a mental illness, and it’s just not something we can continue to ignore. According to the World Health Organization, cases of depression have ballooned 20 percent in just one decade, making it the leading cause of disability worldwide. Therefore, understanding high functioning depression is imperative, as HEALTH investigates. SMOKERead more about Fighting a Secret Battle… A Closer Look at High Functioning Depression[...] Read More

Using the power of positivity to heal… meet the super Heroes behind Superhope

Tarik Batal and Basma Masri are the Creators of Superhope, an engaging and impactful initiative which aims at building relationships with globally recognized hospitals and superhero children. By boosting a child’s Positive Mental Attitude (PMA) they make that child believe they are a Superhero, which enables a more positive mind-body connection. The Power of aRead more about Using the power of positivity to heal… meet the super Heroes behind Superhope[...] Read More

Are you Obese? It may be a good time to check your thyroid levels

Surprisingly, as many as 10 percent of women may have some degree of thyroid hormone deficiency and in fact, hypothyroidism is more common than you would believe. The problem is that millions of people are currently hypothyroid and are not even aware of it. HEALTH speaks to Dr. Faraz Farishta, Consultant Endocrinologist at Thumbay HospitalRead more about Are you Obese? It may be a good time to check your thyroid levels[...] Read More

The right kind of diet to treat arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and the two most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis  (RA). While it can be treated with medicines, lifestyle changes, as well as exercise, Dr. Humeira Badsha, Consultant Rheumatologist and Board Member at Middle East Arthritis Foundation reveals there are also many foods that can easeRead more about The right kind of diet to treat arthritis[...] Read More

How partial knee replacement can help with arthritis of the knee

How partial knee replacement can help with arthritis of the knee A partial knee replacement surgery is an alternative to total knee replacement for some patients’ with osteoarthritis of the knee and can be done when the damage is confined to a particular compartment of the knee.Dr. Mir Zia Ur Rahman Ali, Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon & Advanced Revisional Joint Replacement Surgeon, Thumbay Hospital India Pvt Ltd.Read more about How partial knee replacement can help with arthritis of the knee[...] Read More

Warning Signs Your Teen May be Suffering from Depression

While teenage angst is to be expected, depression is something that is not. HEALTH presents the red flags of teenage depression that parents should look out for. Some teens may show pervasive sadness by wearing black clothes, writing poetry with morbid themes, or having a preoccupation with music that has unhealthy themes.  Some teensRead more about Warning Signs Your Teen May be Suffering from Depression[...] Read More

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school Many children have a hard time getting back into the school time routine after the summer holidays. Here’s how parents can help. Be sure you create a school bedtime routine at least one week before school actually starts. Kids should sleep, wake up, and eat at the same times they would as if they wereRead more about Helping kids look forward to the first day of school[...] Read More