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I’ve Low Self-Esteem, Thanks to My Family

I’ve Low Self-Esteem, Thanks to My Family

In this counseling answer: • Make space between you and your family members. • Remember Allah often. • The first step towards filling your mind with positivity is devoting time towards an activity that you truly enjoy. • Exercise. • Network and connect with people outside your home. Assalamu Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing …

Exercising During Pregnancy

Exercising During Pregnancy

Most pregnant women concern about their body changes during pregnancy. Returning to normal body shape after giving birth is a constant worrying thought. Many studies recommend exercise during pregnancy because of its good physical and psychological effects for on the pregnant women. The main benefits of exercising during pregnancy are having good posture and strong …

Developing an Exercise Habit in 30 Days (Tips)

We all know exercise is great for us. It improves both physical and mental health as well as giving us higher levels of energy throughout the day. If, like many people, you struggle to exercise on a consistent basis, then most likely exercise is not a ‘habit’ for you. Habits are behaviors that are largely …

Learn from the Prophet's Fitness and Exercise

Learn From the Prophet's Fitness and Exercise

Diet and nutrition play a big part in maintaining the best possible health, so does a lifestyle incorporating exercise. Islam lays emphasis on a simple diet combined with physical exercise. Fulfilling the obligations of three of the five pillars of Islam requires…

Islamic View of Sports

What Is The Islamic View of Sports and Exercise?

Short Answer:  Our bodies are gifts from Allah. Muslims should put aside time daily or weekly to maintain physical health. In terms of unlawful sports, boxing is not lawful because a Muslim should not hit people in the face. Islam encourages exercise and sports, but Muslims must be careful that their exercise does not lead them to what …

Single Alcoholic Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer

Single Alcoholic Drink Per Day Increases Breast Cancer

Drinking just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drinks a day increases breast cancer risk, finds a major new report by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). The report also revealed, for the first time, that vigorous exercise such as running or fast bicycling decreases the …

Prayer Movements Reduce Back Pain

Muslims are obligated to pray five times a day, giving them the chance to temporarily disconnect from this world to reconnect with their creator. “And when you have completed the prayer, remember Allah standing, sitting, or [lying] on your sides. But when you become secure, re-establish [regular] prayer. Indeed, prayer has been decreed upon the …

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Lack of Exercise Behind Women's Incurable Diseases

Though health experts recommend physical exercise for women to maintain their physique better and healthy, lack of resources, rigid culture and traditions confine women to their houses so they avoid worthy exercise.

Lose Your Body Fat Faster with Fasting and Evening Exercise

For us, Muslims, Allah taught us: “O believers! Fasting is prescribed for you as it was prescribed for the people before you so that you may become pious….” (Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183). There are different types of fasting. For example Sayyeda Hafsah Bint Umar al-Khattaab (May Allah Bless Her Soul) Prophet Muhammad’s wife, described to us …

Benefits of Exercise

We often hear of the importance of exercise in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In practice, however, we struggle when it comes to joining the gym or eating a healthy meal. As Muslims, we should have a drive and desire to look after the body, as it is a gift and trust given to us by …



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