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Heart disease remains the number one killer globally, closely followed by cancer. In the UAE, 30% of deaths are due to heart disease — an astounding statistic, given that 90 per cent of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are preventable if you find out early that you are at risk and make positive lifestyle changes. One of the best tests you can have to find out your risk of heart disease is kn... read more

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Category  |  Heart & Circulatory Health

Did You Know Your Heart Has a Brain?

Posted on 05 Nov 2017

As we move deeper into the 21st century, new products, new technologies, unexpected opportunities and unforeseen challenges lie ahead.  This is a time when you are going to have to tap into your potential and intelligence to meet those challenges as you move forward in life. Intelligence can be described as a mental ability for reasoning, the ability to learn, understand things and solv... read more

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Category  |  Heart & Circulatory Health

Fitness is an important part of MY life AND the life I'm bringing into this world.  I'm here to help you be your healthiest and happiest throughout your pregnancy and as a mum. In my previous blogs, I have shared the benefits of exercising throughout pregnancy and also how to approach training in each trimester in order to exercise confidently and safely up until the birth of your baby.... read more

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Category  |  Fitness Pro, VIP Personal Trainer and Online Coach

In my previous blog we looked at what it meant to embark on a “Fit Pregnancy” and some of the advantages of exercising throughout your pregnancy.  An Increased likelihood of a shorter labor, less medical interventions during birth and a quicker bounce back to pre-pregnancy body shape were just a few of those benefits.  Check out my previous blog or my video explaining the benefi... read more

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Category  |  Pregnancy & Childbirth

We all know that the heat during the peak of summer in most countries, including the UAE, is sometimes unbearable. We manage it by hiding out in our apartments and offices with the AC on full blast. But it’s not all bad news – and for those trying to conceive through IVF, it may be just the kind of heat you want, with recent studies highlighting that with the right amount of Vitamin D fro... read more

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Category  |  Pregnancy & Childbirth

Have you ever wondered whether you should still exercise during pregnancy?  Will it harm the baby? How hard should you push yourself? One thing is clear – You CAN have a safe and healthy pregnancy AND maintain a high level of Fitness.  Exercise during pregnancy does NOT cause miscarriage, will NOT cause premature birth or low birth weight. However, it is most important to get the... read more

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Category  |  Exercise & Fitness

There’s a reason why your yoga teacher is always telling you to spread your toes creating a stable base.  We cram them into tight shoes, pound on them all day, and generally ignore until they hurt.  According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, eight out of 10 American adults will suffer from some kind of foot problem in their lives —and yogis are no exception. Keepi... read more

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Category  |  Yoga

The holy month of Ramadan will be upon us soon in the UAE. Many of our readers will be fasting in observance of the holy month as prescribed in the Quran, eating an early breakfast before sunrise and nothing again until the sunset, not even water. Sounds difficult? Well let’s say it’s not easy at first, but as demonstrated by millions every year, it is very doable and can be extremely rew... read more

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Category  |  Diet & Weight Management

How To Age Gracefully

Posted on 22 Mar 2017

Most of us are aware that people are living longer today. There is in fact an intense hunger for knowledge on how to age gracefully. It is important to realize that we must separate aging (a largely physical process) from growing old (a largely attitudinal process). Aging reflects the relationship of time on our body. While “getting old,” on the other hand, describes our state of mind. L... read more

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Category  |  Anti- Aging & Regenerative Medicine Specialist

Let me say from the outset that this article is based on my personal opinion, experience and discussions with clients, doctors and businesses I work with. I am writing this article from Kripalu, the largest not for profit yoga based retreat center in North America which annually attracts over 50,000 guests.   Their curriculum of courses is aimed to help people heal, transform and g... read more

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Category  |  Alternative Medicine

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