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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 …


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 …

Exercise Myths

Ten Myths About Exercise

One of the longest and toughest battles in history was the Battle of the Bulge. The daily battle against bulging body forms is not less hard, if not as bloody. Many people are getting increasingly obese, and obesity is stepping in early nowadays.

Learn from the Prophet's Fitness and Exercise

Learn from the Prophet's Advice on Fitness and Exercise

The Prophet Muhammad and his companions were naturally physically fit. Life was tougher, long distances were covered on foot, men hunted and farmed their food to survive, and there were no useless recreations to produce laziness and waste many hours of otherwise constructive time.

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 …

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 …

Microsoft Official Supporter of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Microsoft Official Supporter of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games

Microsoft will be an official supporter of the multinational, multisport Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, according to AzerNews. Elite athletes from countries belonging to the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will participate in the event, which is organized by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) and will be held from May 12 to 22 …

4 Tips for Breaking Free From Binge Eating

4 Tips for Breaking Free From Binge Eating

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to propose a solution to your problem. I am glad that you have finally turned to someone with regards to a psychological issue which can greatly impact your physical health. I can understand the emotional distress and unhappiness you must be …

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