WATCH: Six of the best TRX exercises for beginners

Sunday, 18 March 2018

TRX is a unique training tool, for the reason that, instead of using exercise machines or hand-held weights, you are using your own body weight and gravity to perform a particular exercise.It is especially effective in developing strength, balance, flexibility, movement, and stability - the best part is that you can control the angles and movements yourself, therefore it can work for all fitness levels.1. Low pulley rowStart by facing the TRX anchor point – take hold of the handles with a ...

Dubai tests vaccine to rid camels of deadly disease easily transmitted to humans

Sunday, 18 March 2018

A virus referred to as Mers carried by camels has been reported to infect more than 1,750 people, more than 700 of which have died, according to the International Society for Infectious Diseases. The National reported that Dubai’s Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL) is working on creating a vaccine to combat the virus as most cases are coming out of Saudi Arabia and the UAE where camels are widely popular and come in close contact with individuals. “You wouldn’t call ...

India’s delivery girls on the road to break gender stereotypes

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Girls in the Indian capital of New Delhi are breaking another stereotype by joining the country’s first women-only cargo and logistics company. Even cargo is a social enterprise that employs women from poor communities and trains them for employment opportunities with major e-commerce companies. “Our objective is to allow women to have equal access to public spaces. Second objective is to increase women participation in workforce and also to challenge the gender norm by bringing ...

VIDEO: Mandatory exercise at the office, Sweden's latest craze

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Workers spending their lunch break at the gym may be commonplace in most Western countries, but in Sweden some employers are pushing the idea even further, making on-the-job exercise compulsory. Every Friday, employees of fashion and sportswear retailer Bjorn Borg leave their desks at the company's Stockholm headquarters to get their weekly workout at a nearby gym. There is no getting out of it: for more than two years the company founded by the Swedish tennis legend has made on-the-job exercise ...

The 4 best leg exercises for people who want to see serious results

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

A strong lower body is crucial —whether you're looking to improve your sports performance, gym work, or just daily functional fitness. These 4 best leg exercises aren't just for quads and hamstrings—they also will work your core muscles and improve your balance, helping you get some serious results!1. Goblet Squat Stand with feet shoulder-width apart and hold a dumbbell vertically in front of your chest, both hands cupping the top of the weight, your elbows pointing toward the ...

Should teachers be allowed to tell ‘police’ your kids’ lunchboxes?

Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Should teachers be allowed to influence the diet of the children in their care? It’s a question that’s been asked just recently as a school was slammed by parents for allegedly not allowing children to eat unhealthy snacks from their lunchboxes, and offering them fruit instead. Abbey Hulton Primary School, in Stoke-on-Trent in the UK said it was trying to promote good health and was working hard to keep children fit and healthy while at school. Nevertheless, parents have hit the ...

WATCH: 70-year-old Saudi man challenges youth at Riyadh marathon

Saturday, 24 February 2018

A 70-year-old Saudi man, Khalaf al-Blewy, competing at this year’s Riyadh International Marathon said that he was excited to take part in the event since he has been practicing this sport for years. Speaking to Al Arabiya News Channel, Blewy said that he was also taking part to encourage the youth around the country. “I’ve been running for years and I wanted to take part to encourage the youth. This sport also helps in preventing illnesses,” he said. Encouragement is not ...

Study reveals precision cancer therapy works in 3/4 of patients

Thursday, 22 February 2018

A precision cancer treatment that targets rare genetic mutations that exist in about 5,000 people in the United States instead of the tumor’s location in the body has shown success in three-quarters of patients, researchers said Wednesday.The medicine, called larotrectinib, is made by Loxo Oncology of Stamford, Connecticut and was granted breakthrough therapy designation by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2016. Taken orally once or twice a day, it interferes with an on-switch for ...

Arianna Huffington tells Al Arabiya: Important to bring humanity into technology

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Arianna Huffington, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Thrive Global, has highlighted the importance of bringing humanity into what we are doing in technology today. In a brief conversation with Al Arabiya English on the sidelines of the World Government in Dubai, Huffington said that Thrive Global, which is her new company, is recognizing the fact that when we take care of ourselves, we become more productive and more effective. Time to course-correct “The delusion that we need to ...

Camel milk-based baby formula to hit shelves in Dubai

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

A UAE-based company has unveiled what it calls the world’s first camel-based baby formula, an instant powder mix aimed mainly at infants allergic to cow’s milk.The Emirates Industry for Camel Milk & Products, or “Camelicious”, on Monday unveiled the product at Gulfood 2018, an international food and beverage trade event which runs from February 18 to 22 in Dubai.The milk, which it says is suitable for children ages one to three, primarily targets infants allergic to ...

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