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Physical Activity

2018’s Dubai Fitness App Launched

Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) has officially released its latest mobile application to power the initiative for its second consecutive year from October 26 to...

People Who Commute through Natural Environments Daily Report Better Mental Health

According to a new study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) --a centre supported by the "la Caixa" Foundation--, people who...

Get Ready to Move This Ramadan

Bringing local communities and travellers together throughout the holy month to walk, jog and stretch their way to a healthy Ramadan, #MoveThisRamadan by Four...

Longevity Secrets for Super Aging

Will you dance at your great-grandchild’s wedding? Some people are not only dancing, but cooking, driving, and volunteering at an age when they’re supposed to...

How to Find The Right Fitness Tracker

If you want to monitor and measure your physical activity, you should find the right fitness tracker. Before you buy, consider your fitness goals. Are...

High-intensity Workouts Won’t Work for Most People

The allure of high-intensity interval training is simple -- go all-out for as little as one minute and reap the benefits of a 45...

Dubai Fitness Challenge Launched

•Unprecedented new initiative sees Dubai aiming to be most active city in the world •Residents encouraged to champion the movement and commit to 30 minutes...

How Physical Activity Saves Lives

Physical activity of any kind can prevent heart disease and death, says a large international study involving more than 130,000 people from 17 countries...

Here Is How a Face Reveals Sexuality

New study links the dimensions of a person's face with their sex drive Men and women with shorter, wider faces tend to be more sexually...

Too Much Driving or Watching TV Bad for Your Brain

Driving for more than two hours a day steadily reduces intelligence, a new study suggests. Researchers investigating how sedentary behaviour affects brain power found IQ...

Daily Steps Count: Do You Live in The Laziest Country?

An average person clocks in 4,961 steps per day, according to a new study by Stanford University that crunches smartphone data to paint a...

Wearable fitness trackers don’t help people lose weight

Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study. The study specifically investigated whether regular use...

Only 19% of Dubai’s population exercises to keep healthy

Green Coffee Bean: An effective weapon against obesity The Dubai Health Authority announced key statistical results on exercise patterns of the population in the Emirate...