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Lina Elmusa

Lina Elmusa, Author at Live Healthy

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Living in such a fast-paced, diverse region – not to mention the disruption caused by Covid-19 –has left many young people feeling exhausted and uncertain. Whether they are just graduating from high school or at university or trying to launch a career, or just in need of some sage advice from someone in their own age group,  Dubai-based life coach Mohammed Sweidan offers support and wisdom via TikTok. His short videos have proved such a hit that...

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Dr Lamees Abu Hlaiqa is an Emirati physician and executive trainer, public health expert and social media activist. She has her own podcast, Ask a Doctor with Dr Lamees. She is also a board member of the Bahr Cultural Foundation and a member of Livehealthy’s expert panel. In this translated episode of The Livehealthy Podcast (Arabic), Dr Modia Batterjee talks to Dr Lamees about the effect of toxic masculinity on men’s physical and mental health...

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Calisthenics is a fast-growing functional sport requiring minimal equipment, so no wonder it has become hugely popular during the pandemic when gyms have either closed or operated with restricted capacity. In the Livehealthy podcast (Arabic) Ahmed Al Junaibi from Abu Dhabi’s Strike fitness, talks about suddenly abandoning bodybuilding for calisthenics. What is calisthenics? What skills does it require? Calisthenics is a group of resistance exercises that use the body’s weight with gravity to control and...

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Muay Thai is known as the sport of eight weapons because it employs fists, elbows, knees and feet.  “This ability to use the entire body and the philosophy of Muay Thai is why I teach it,” explains coach Yazan Yaseen.  The 34-year-old Jordanian coach, an instructor at the Abu Dhabi-based outdoor gym Strike.ae, says Muay Thai is helpful in almost any circumstance.  “If someone is trying to attack you in an elevator, for example, you...