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Athletes, Mind Your Hearts!

Athletes, Mind Your Hearts!

In July 1993, Reggie Lewis, the 27 years old NBA All-Star champion basketball player collapsed suddenly during a Boston Celtics practice game. He suffered from an expected cardiac failure. Korey Stringer of Minnesota Vikings was also 27 when he collapsed in August 2001 during his football training camp as a result of a sudden heart …

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 …

Why Should You Entertain a Hobby?

Hobbies – if you don’t have one yet, you are either wondering why people would spend so much time and efforts on them or you’re currently searching for one. After reading this article you’ll be eager to get one or at least won’t see it as a waste of time anymore! What do you need …

BBC Video Explores Power of Hijab in Sport

LONDON – The position taken by the British education watchdog (Ofsted) in backing a head teacher’s decision to ban hijab in her school for children under eight has infuriated Muslim parents Staff at the school said it was to help younger girls move freely during PE lessons. The ban was overturned a week later, but …

Mental Health

Sports Help Boost Your Mental Health

Since its advent, Islam has always encouraged its believers to exert effort through useful physical activities and sports which are extremely beneficial for our body, as they help us get fit and prevent us from being sick. Games and sports are equally helpful in improving our mental health. This article will focus on some of …

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.

Hijabi Athletes

5 Hijabi Athletes You Should Know About

Watching a hijabi female athlete break barriers is very inspiring. Unfortunately,  female athletes often stay very underexposed and that’s why it’s important to highlight them. This article highlights 5 hijabi women who have shown and made remarkable impacts in the field of sports worldwide. 1. Ibtihaj Muhammad, fencer In 2016, Ibtihaj Muhammad amazed the world by …

Mo Farah

Sir Mo Farah Angry at Press and Proud to be British

The four-time Olympic champion has attacked the British media for repeatedly raising drug allegations about his coach,  Alberto Salazar. In a news conference on Sunday, Sir Mo Farah got emotional while talking to journalists who questioned whether links with Salazar, who is being investigated by the US anti-doping agency, had harmed his career. “It’s like I have …

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 …

Watching Sport Competitions

Watching Sport Competitions: Permissible?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All thanks and praise are due to Allah and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Watching competitions is permissible with the condition that watching does not lead to neglecting obligatory acts of worship or other duties such as earning one’s living. 2- The watcher …

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