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Smashing your fitness goals in the new year is one thing, but have you thought about how to give your overall wellness a boost as well?  Then make sure you head to the Livehealthy Festival 2023 for a well-rounded day of workshops, expert panels, and activities that will help you feel the best you can in both body and mind.  It all happens on Saturday, January 21 at THE BRIDGE | Lifestyle Hub in Abu Dhabi’s...

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While many people head to the French Alps or Dolomites to train and soak in the sensational views, some of the best cycling in the world actually happens to be right on our doorstep. Here are eight of the best spots close to the UAE. Salalah (Oman) The city of Salalah is home to some of the most striking scenery and cycling in the region. It’s green and lush — banana trees and coconuts line...

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We’ve all read — and tried to ignore — the headline-grabbing surveys laden with worryingly dismal outlooks for our health. The most recent tranche of bad news suggested the UAE has one of the highest rates of both cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the world. Half of heart attack patients here are under 50. As Dr Asma Deeb, the president of the International Society for Paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, pointedly warned at a conference in...

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Ready for that “new year new you” energy? Whether you’re aiming for inner calm or guns of steel, you’re in good company.  Millions of people worldwide set a new year’s resolution, with a good portion of these relating to health and wellness. Every year, a new wave of fitness trends sees us plunging into ice baths, hooking up to IV drips and wrapping ourselves in cling film — for better or worse.  In 2023, the...

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This Monday, three UAE residents embark on of the world’s last great adventures. In a boat not much bigger than a car, they will attempt to make it from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean; rowing unaided 5,000km across the Atlantic Ocean.  Led by founder Toby Gregory, the Arabian Ocean Rowing team — rounded out by Rai Tamagnini and James Raleigh — will eat, sleep, row, repeat for an expected...

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In the market for new trainers? You’ll likely test drive a few, evaluating them in terms of fit, form, feel and functionality with the most comfortable pair for the win. It’s no secret that styles boasting Air, Boost, Gel and Hovr usually sit atop bestseller lists and this is attributed to superior performance, supported by each brand’s proprietary technology. From cushioning to traction and beyond, we’re getting to the bottom of the specs on your...

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Thinking about taking on an obstacle course race (OCR) – let alone on desert sand dunes – would fill many people with dread. But as Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius put it nearly 2000 years ago: “The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” That’s part of the reason 2022 Spartan World Championship chose 150 UAE-residing, Spartan Race ambassadors to spread the word about their love for these events, the...

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It’s not just elite athletes who get to scramble across monkey bars, throw spears and leap across sand dunes this weekend – one of the UAE’s toughest sporting events has lots to offer the rest of us too.  On Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 2022, thousands of athletes and spectators from across the world will gather at Al Wathba Luxury Collection Desert Resort and Spa in the nation’s capital, to compete for warrior...

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Everything gets busier and more exciting during the UAE’s cooler season, including our training and fitness.  Each weekend brings a new running race, and a fresh chance to challenge ourselves along with hundreds, or even thousands, of others from our local community.   Whether you’re hooked on that euphoric finishing feeling, or you simply need some extra motivation to start your morning jogs again, check out these heart-pumping, thrilling and enjoyable running races that are kicking...

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November 2022 marks the inaugural edition of the Bike Abu Festival, a week-long celebration of pedal power featuring pro riders, events for amateurs, and entertainment for the family. And it’s all just part of the capital’s plans to become a major hub for velo lovers There’s a revolution happening in Abu Dhabi – and it’s taking place on two wheels.  Cycling has become increasingly popular in the nation’s capital in recent years. Riders of all...

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Cycling, and in particular road cycling, is one of the fastest growing sports in the UAE, and riders are well and truly spoiled for choice when it comes to races over the next few cooler months. From climbing adventures in RAK to UCI qualifiers in Dubai, there’s something for anyone who loves life in the peloton. The season kicked off over the weekend with the Khorfakkan Clouds Challenge on October 30. This coastal town in Sharjah...