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Asha Sherwood, Author at Live Healthy

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The National Aquarium — the largest in the Middle East — has finally arrived. The new landmark opens Friday, November 12 at Al Qana, Abu Dhabi’s latest tourist leisure and entertainment destination, is home to 46,000 creatures are spread across 10 different interactive zones.  What makes this aquarium different? Innovation is a key USP. Video-mapping technology and signage guides that beam straight on to your phone or tablet device via an app mean you can explore the...

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Are your kids heading back to the classroom for the new term? Or are you once again planning on distance learning in a bid to keep them safe from  Covid-19? If it’s the former, you’re not alone. Despite the dangers of the ongoing pandemic, more than 63 percent of parents in the emirate of Abu Dhabi voted to let children return to school in July 2020, when the virus was causing lockdowns all over the...

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With restrictions lifting across the UAE and the reintroduction of live music and events, what does summer have in store for those staying in the country? Over the past year the country has seen limits imposed on gatherings, dining parties and activities because of Covid-19 but with more than 70 percent of the population vaccinated, the country is opening up in the hope of getting back to some sort of normality. So, whether it’s basking...

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Golf courses are legendary for fairways, bunkers and holes in one — and they’re also a place where business decisions are made every day.  But this week, the UAE’s golf courses will be helping two players raise money for a much more worthy cause. The first-ever 18 on Eighteen event will see two friends drive 540km around the country to play 18 different holes, at 18 different UAE golf courses, in one day — all...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship is the largest mixed martial arts organization in the world — and it’s launching a new gym for hardcore fitness fanatics in Abu Dhabi. The Ultimate Fighting Championship – aka UFC — has become a big deal in the UAE in recent years. Yas Island, the official venue for UFC bouts since 2019, draws global attention and gets renamed as Fight Island every time it hosts a UFC event. But the UFC’s...

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The battle against COVID-19 has highlighted the need for a healthy lifestyle, and while some have turned to fitness or vitamin D for a much needed immunity boost, clean eating is also gaining in popularity. One brand that has been at the forefront of nutritious food in Abu Dhabi is Basiligo. The main sponsor of the Livehealthy Festival 2021 recently launched two new concepts — BSweet by Basiligo and Lose Weight, which both offer unique...

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Looking to crush your health and fitness goals this year? Livehealthy is all over it, bringing you advice from members of our own expert panel, as well as regional and global wellbeing experts, along with workshops and seminars and discounts on food and fitness classes.  Building on last year’s inaugural event, Livehealthy Week of Wellness launches January 17 and runs until Jan 21, when food outlets, fitness and wellness studios will offer free and discounted...

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Being a mother may be the greatest job in the world for many women, but it can feel like the hardest, particularly when there is so much conflicting information out there.  What mothers across the Middle East and the world need is some real, honest mom-to-mom advice, and a new podcast created out of Egypt is hoping to offer just that. Mommy’s Happy Hour is a new bi-weekly podcast hosted by the Cairo-based author, entrepreneur...

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Have you ever thought about what’s in your beauty products? Or are you on the lookout for products that are safe not only for your skin but also the rest of your body? A new beauty platform called Secret Skin focuses on creating holistic solutions for men and women to manage their health, wellness and beauty but with a focus on sustainability, too. “If a label states ‘not safe for pregnant women,’ why would you...

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Looking for a new fitness challenge? Thank the Spartan Race trend for the new range of obstacle courses that can really push your limits, test your stamina and boost your confidence. From slippery pipes and dark tunnels to clambering up walls and swinging from ropes, obstacles are becoming the next big skill to master. X Park at Bounce Bounce has locations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and is primarily known as a trampoline park, but...