Smartest Loser – Sema

Meet our Smartest Loser, Sema Judge who works at the Ministry of Education and struggled to find the motivation to exercise. On many occasions, her doctors advised her to exercise to prevent the onset of diabetes and heart disease that runs in her family.  “I tried to start a walking regime every day, without success […]


Stay active during Ramadan

“Should I exercise during RAMADAN?” – This is a common question people who are fasting ask us all the time. For those who have been reluctant to exercise on an empty stomach, the news is it’s completely healthy to work out while you fast. Adding a brief 30-45 minute exercise to your daily routine during Ramadan will get your blood […]


Recipe of the Month: Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa breakfast bowls are easy to assemble in your morning stupor which is rich in potassium, calcium and fiber. Prepare in large batches at the beginning of the week and add your toppings! A delicious, hearty, nutrition packed breakfast bowl! The perfect morning meal for Suhoor during Ramadan. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 cups coconut milk […]


Weight loss is a marathon, not a sprint.

Do you feel like you are in the worst shape you’ve ever been? Is your busy schedule coming in the way of making a healthy lifestyle change? Meet Leah Williams, our Smartest Loser who got too comfortable with the luxuries Dubai provides and did not really look after herself enough. As a VIP relations manager, […]


5 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Weight Gain

The festive season is definitely a joyful and exciting time of the year, but we are all familiar with the dreaded weight gain brought about by the constant parties, the holiday frenzy, and the stress. While there is no guaranteed way to prevent all of this, there are some simple tips we can follow to […]


Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

The World Health Organization reports breast cancer as the leading type of cancer among women. In the U.S. alone, an estimated number of 252,710 new cases are expected to be diagnosed in the year 2017. Primary risk factors for breast cancer such as gender, age and genetics cannot be avoided. However, individual lifestyle is one […]


Recipe of the Month: Fattoush

Whether you celebrate Eid Al Adha or not, this classic Arabic recipe is a power salad that is a must-try for anyone. Packed with nutrients, fattoush is a minty favorite that comes in less than 200 calories per serving. Ingredients: 1 whole wheat pita bread 1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped 2 tomatoes, diced 1 […]