Five health myths, busted: Eat carbs, avoid keto and exercise doesn't fix a poor diet
UAE fitness coaches, nutritionists and doctors weigh in on social media influencers' most common messages
September 26, 2023, 6:59 AM
Beyonce to K-pop: My run-in with a 'scientifically backed’ cardio playlist
Can an hour-long playlist really energise an average runner enough to go for 60 minutes straight? Not quite
September 23, 2023, 3:58 AM
Exercising between 7am and 9am key to keeping weight down
Those who work out early in the day have lower body mass index and smaller waists
September 19, 2023, 7:03 AM
Dubai woman's fitness challenge to inspire son with incurable disease
Alexandre, 12, has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, which has no cure
September 17, 2023, 9:50 AM
Dubai cycle track project takes shape with construction 90 per cent complete
The new 7km paths in Mushrif and Al Khawaneej add to existing cycling tracks
September 17, 2023, 8:56 AM
Poor snack choices negate healthy eating efforts in 25% of individuals, finds new study
Those who snack after 9pm are more likely to choose low quality foods
September 17, 2023, 8:27 AM
Japanese fitness studio Dr Stretch opens in Abu Dhabi
Sign up for a passive stretching session that uses the brand's patented one-on-one assisted technique
September 13, 2023, 2:31 PM
Things to do in the UAE this week, from Nickelodeon awards to classic opera
Additionally, a popular New York barre studio is returning to Dubai
Things to do
September 11, 2023, 4:02 AM
Dubai Fitness Challenge 2023: What are the benefits of working out for 30 minutes a day?
The event is built around the premise that residents should exercise for 30 minutes a day for 30 days
September 04, 2023, 8:56 AM
Be at one with nature as AlUla Wellness Festival returns in October
Enjoy yoga and silent hiking through the breathtaking scenery of the ancient Saudi city
August 31, 2023, 9:04 AM
How I lost weight in mid-life and kept it off
It’s a sad fact that women in their 50s do not need as much food as they once did, because metabolism slows to a crawl
August 31, 2023, 4:00 AM
Dubai Marathon 2024 date and route announced
Race start is four months away – and an adidas coach gives his five tips for preparing
August 24, 2023, 6:51 AM
Wall squats can help to lower blood pressure – here's how to perform the exercise at home
Static muscle contractions may be key to building endurance and easing pain, say UAE experts
August 13, 2023, 3:22 AM
Walking fewer than 3,000 steps a day still benefits your health
Even modest increases in step counts can lower the risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases, new study finds
August 08, 2023, 11:05 PM
Safety in numbers: more children should be taught to swim
With its beaches and countless swimming pools, the UAE can take the lead in water safety and rescue
July 24, 2023, 2:00 PM
Joesthetics, fitness social media influencer, dies aged 30
Tributes pour in for Jo Lindner, who had more than eight million followers on Instagram and was known for his charismatic personality
Pop Culture
July 02, 2023, 9:06 AM
How India's Narendra Modi became the global champion of yoga
Prime Minister flaunted his flexibility at the UN this week - and his interest stretches back four decades
June 23, 2023, 6:02 PM
Strong legs reduce heart failure risk, says study - and here are some exercises to try
Patients with well developed quadricep muscles found to have better prognosis
May 31, 2023, 10:03 AM
Abu Dhabi's Warrior Academy uses martial arts to boost children's confidence
The newest dojo from the UAE’s largest martial arts academy has opened at Al Wahda Mall
May 28, 2023, 8:28 AM
First look: Another Mars, new wellness centre in Dubai inspired by Himalayan healing
Meditation takes centre stage in this new members-only venue
May 16, 2023, 8:03 AM