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7 Day Ramadan Workout Schedule

Working out during Ramadan is a challenge that most active Muslims face each and every year. Questions like, “when should I workout?” “what type of workout should I do?”, “what types of exercise programs should I do?” always arise. Back in 2011 in my exploration of the 30 Days of Ramadan, I found the first […]

Cardio Chicks Can Pump Iron Too: Tips on feeling comfortable in the weight room

Yana Ibrahim
Show of hands (for the ladies), how many of us will go straight to the cardio machines when we step into the gym. As someone who goes to the gym often, whether to do personal training or to train myself, I see most women go straight to the treadmill or elliptical. Is there a sign […]

Core Training Explained to the Lay Man.

Irving Henson
First, let’s define the word. According to dictionary.com (Okay,so I’m cheap and use free online dictionaries): Core – the central, innermost, or most essential part of anything. The body’s core consists of 29 muscles in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. It’s not just your abs and lower back. It consists of 2 main parts. The inner and […]