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Your Working Out in Ramadan Guide

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A question that has been circulating social media for the past few days

What is the perfect time to work out in Ramadan? Should you work out in Ramadan at all?

Working out in Ramadan gets way harder due to long fasting hours. The lack of food and water make us feel like we aren’t capable of doing the minimal movement, never mind exercising.

well, the truth is, fasting should not be an excuse to miss your gym classes or gain extra few pounds; on the contrary, Ramadan is a chance to lose few pounds and get ins shape

Before Iftar:

  • Training before Iftar is recommended for weight loss
  • Drink as much water as you can from Iftar to Sohour
  • The best time to work out is the last hour before Iftar
  • When you exercise before Iftar leads to losing weight as your body tends to burn more saturated fats

After Iftar:

  • If your goal is to build muscles, then training after Iftar is the best for you
  • Train after Iftar with a couple of hours, so your Iftar would have the time to be digested
  • Make sure you have a healthy Iftar meal

 

Tips:

  • Don’t work out in an open space during fasting hours, that might lead you to feel unwell
  • Whenever you decide to exercise, make sure you stay dehydrated from Iftar to Sohour
  • If you want to go for a run, the best time is around dawn (from 2 to 5 a.m)
  • Make sure to include protein and carbohydrate
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Pulse Fitness Studio: Start The Experience

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Pulse is a fitness concept studio in Jeddah, the place offers coaching and exercise classes for women in an inclusive all-female environment.

The studio has created its own little community, with its all-female group of certified trainers, with one goal ahead of them, and that is to empower women of all fitness level, from prenatal to advanced. Children are also encouraged to join, so that they can learn from an early age how to lead a healthy lifestyle and maintain physical fitness.

“In everything we do, we are devoted to the power of “US“. Communities are made up of groups of people congregating in the same place, having common characteristics, and practicing common ownership. The ethos of ‘Community’ is the essence of PULSE.” -Quoted from their website.

Members can practice the various exercises that the studio offers, whilst creating for them a comfortable, friendly and relaxing environment.

Levitate‘ is a kind of exercise that they offer, that they have developed on their own. The exercise uses a silk hammock to mimic the experience of flying; through a combination of yoga, barre, pilates, and dance. It is one of the other 25 classes that the studio provides, all of which can be booked online.

You don’t have to be committed to one trainer or a single experience, because in each visit, every trainer in the studio will be keen to work with you on your body; through understanding its mechanics and nutritional needs.

Their focus isn’t solely on the activity, but also on the unique experience.

Location: U-Shape Center, Saud Al-Faisal Street, Al-Rawdah, second floor west.

Book your classes online now: https://www.pulsestudiosksa.com/

Tel:
+966 12 66 78573 (PULSE)
Email:
admin@pulsestudiosksa.com

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Guess what PULSERS?! We are 1 month away from our 1 year anniversary!! And it’s time to give back… Bring in new friends with you to experience Pulse and get your class on US! -Please make sure your friend has an account on the website before coming in. – Book the class you would like to attend with your friend – Show up with your friend and your class will be redeemed as a reward! ————————————————— This offer is valid until March 31, 2019 ————————————————— – Offer does not include Cycling and Reformer Classes ————————————————— – – #pulseoffer #essenceofexperience #pulsestudiosksa #igniteyourpulse #committochange #jeddah #saudiarabia #friend #motivation #classes #workout

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Riyadh gets nine new specialized health clinics

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RIYADH: The General Directorate of Health Affairs in Riyadh announced on Friday that it has opened nine “specialized consultation” clinics in primary health care centers across the region as part of its ongoing drive to improve those centers in line with Ministry of Health initiatives. Four of the new clinics are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Hepatitis C.
The new clinics are part of the ministry’s efforts to improve health services in the Kingdom in the fields of internal medicine, ophthalmology, pediatrics and gynecology, among others, and to ensure that citizens have easier access to such services.

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6 Ways To Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

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The month of October is the annual month of Breast Cancer Awareness. Below is a short, and simple list from being physically active to limiting alcohol, there are several lifestyle factors within your control to maintain breast health. The list is as follows:

 

  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Be physically active (like walking, classes, strength training, stretching)
  • Eating a colorful diet with lots of fruits and vegetables
  • Limiting alcohol (no more than 1 serving/day: 4 ounces wine, 1.5 ounces spirits, 12 ounces beer)
  • No smoking
  • Avoiding medications with reproductive hormones (like estrogen)

 

 

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