Monday, 22 July 2019
Fashion and lifestyle blogger Maui Bigelow has always been curvy and built a social media presence by embracing every pound.Until the worst happened. At nearly 380 pounds, her health took a dive. She was diagnosed with blood cancer and multiple uterine fibroids that couldn’t be treated due to her weight. That’s when she decided to have bariatric surgery, a weight loss procedure.She hadn’t yearned to be thinner, but she wanted to live at least long enough for her two children, ...
Monday, 5 February 2018
Do you love yourself? As I was waiting at a clinic in Dubai, the nurse noticed that it was my birthday and asked “What do you wish for now that you’re 35?” I answered, “To love myself”. She looked at me strangely and said “I thought you already did!” I explained that when I allow myself to be hurt by someone else’s actions, I don’t love myself. When I let myself be in an unpleasant company of people, I don’t love myself. When I eat ...
Sunday, 31 December 2017
You can increase your chances for long-term success if you follow these four simple tips to achieve your fitness goals.
Saturday, 18 November 2017
Pictures of young Saudi boy Khalid al-Shaery have surfaced across various social media platforms showing his dramatic weight loss transformation. The inspiring young man in his 20s went down from 608kg to 68kg. Shaery’s supervisor, Professor Ayedh al-Qahtani, published a video showcasing his progress through various stages of the weight loss journey.
Friday, 30 June 2017
This is a total body conditioning circuit that incorporates strength and plyometric moves. Giving you a combination of cardio workout and muscle toning to help increase your sluggish metabolism and melt away that Ramadan bulge. Perform each exercise for 60 seconds, with a 30-second break between each exercises. Complete 3-4 rounds.
Sunday, 11 June 2017
A Turkish nutritionist has recommended those who fast during the holy month of Ramadan to exercise a few hours before breaking their fast.Esmat Tamer said that working out right before iftar, the meal at sunset in which Muslims break their fast, is beneficial for the body.Tamer said that nothing should stop a healthy person from exercising during the fasting period, stressing the importance of working out in Ramadan.In comments to the Turkish Anadolu news agency, Tamer added that during the ...
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Grab a band! Resistance bands are not only light weight and compact, they also improve strength and balance. You can also target muscles that are missed with weights due to the full range of motion used. This total body workout can be done anywhere and tones up your abs, back, legs, arms and shoulders!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Egyptian Eman Ahmed weighed 500 kg when she was airlifted to India in February this year, making her arguably the heaviest woman on the planet. However, after two months of treatment that included surgery and a special diet, Eman has managed to lose a total of 242 kg, Dr Muffazal Lakdawala, the doctor directing the team of surgeons treating her at Saifee Hospital in Mumbai, said. According to a news report, Dr Lakdawala said Eman’s procedure included a surgery and a special diet that ...
Saturday, 8 April 2017
It’s almost impossible to read through a magazine or enter a store these days without being surrounded by the latest and greatest ways to lose weight. However, most weight-loss shortcuts are usually impermanent, can potentially cause injury and might even cause you to gain more weight than what you started with. Here are three reasons to avoid these crazy weight-loss shortcuts of all time. Wearing corsets Over past few years, waist training has been highly publicized over social ...
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Eman Ahmed Abdelaty, the 36-year-old Egyptian woman who at 500 kilos was the world’s heaviest, successfully underwent surgery in India last month has been filmed doing a little dance as she makes baby steps towards recovery. In the video, obtained by India’s mid-day.com news outlet, Eman is seen grooving to Arabic music with her sister standing by her side. The site says that Eman had previously been unable to make such movements. According to agency reports earlier this month, the ...