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7 Great Muslim Athletes in Martial Arts

7 Great Muslim Athletes in Martial Arts

Muhammad Ali, Badr Hari, Mike Tyson and many more are known and idolized all over the world. Let’s get a closer look at the 7 most impactful Muslim Athletes in Martial Arts: 1.    Muhammad Ali The king of boxing and an activist. Ali, born as Cassius Clay in a Christian family, is without a doubt the greatest …


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 …


Prophetic Sunnah on Sports

There are numerous Hadiths in the Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH) in which he recommended certain martial arts. He asked Muslims to maintain health and prepare for many situations in their lives. Thus, he (peace and blessings be upon him) says: “Any action without the remembrance of Allah is either a diversion or heedlessness excepting …

Relation between Muslim Youth & Sports

Islam encourages anything that promotes refreshing the mind or revitalizing the body provided it doesn’t lead to or involve sin, cause harm, or hamper or delay religious obligations. The traditions of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) undoubtedly encourage involvement in sporting activities as a way to promote a   healthy lifestyle and encourage brotherly love and family togetherness. In …

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.

Can We Wear Shorts in Sports

Can We Wear Shorts in Sports?

Wa`alykum As-Salaam Warahmatullahi Wabarakaatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- It’s well-known that a Muslim should cover his `awrah (parts of his body which should not be exposed in front of others). By doing …

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