01 Aug 2010
Ramadan isn't the best time to start working on your fitness. The Islamic holy month is marked by iftar invitations, oriental sweets and long days of fasting--all of which can dull one's enthusiasm for fitness and add layers of fat to your...
18 Jul 2010
While sunbathing on the beach, it’s hard to fight off that persistent body insecurity. Some people fear revealing their bodies, especially their mid-sections--an area where layers of fat like to congregate after a nice full meal.
14 Jul 2010
When heading to one of the many beaches on the Egyptian coast, one item must not be forgotten: sunscreen. Without it, and under the cruel rays of the sun in Egypt, an unavoidable--and painful--fate awaits those who dare to sunbathe....
01 Jul 2010
Stress, smoking, caffeinated drinks and sleepless nights are all enemies of your skin. The earlier you develop good skin care, the more you prevent future damage.
Badyaa Bangalloun, Tunisian esthetician and...
30 Jun 2010
Walking along one of the semi-private beaches opening all over the North Coast, a certain trend is noticeable. The stock male character of the North Coast is the 18-to-28-year-old guy with shaved head and Hawaiian flower board shorts, who...
29 Jun 2010
Loose comfortable pants and a small pillow for head support is all you need for the Awareness Through Movement (ATM) class at Tawazon Studio. ATM is a 60-minute class where you learn to train and understand your body and breathing habits....
27 Jun 2010
Summer has arrived with its oven-fresh weather and in order to enjoy the season on the beach, rather than sick in bed, it's important to keep some food safety tips in mind.
Many customers are having a hard time with food delivery in the...
23 Jun 2010
“Me on a treadmill?” pondered Mrs. Wafaa, my 50-something landlady, after I described the machine to her. “Are you out of your mind? I can’t even walk upstairs!”
Mrs. Wafaa, whose primary vocation in life seems to be raising my rent,...
16 Jun 2010
A press conference was held yesterday at Cairo's Fairmont Hotel to announce the official launch of "Cansurvive," a cancer support group aimed at raising awareness and helping cancer patients both combat and come to terms with their...
14 Jun 2010
As a certified fitness instructor, I often come across interesting fitness fallacies that clients and friends of mine wholeheartedly believe to be true. Although each fallacy may have some basic kernel of logic, often times these quick-fix...