Your Guide to Exercise in Ramadan!

June 03, 2016

It’s that time of the year again, Ramadan. The time when most athletes/gym-goers really worry about every gram of muscle they gained throughout the year. Exercise in Ramadan could be challenging but this post is aimed to ease your mind in terms of exercise timing and what to eat to optimize your energy stores.  This post is written by  Baraa Sabbagh, US registered dietitian nutritionist, sports dietitian, personal trainer at Healthy Happy Us, a nutrition and exercise diet center in Lebanon.

Exercise before or after iftar

Exercise before or after iftar

We always hear this question, in Ramadan, should I exercise before or after Iftar? There is no right or wrong answer here. It depends on your goals. Let’s find out together:

 

1. What happens if you train in the morning before iftar?

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6 Steps to a Healthy Ramadan

June 11, 2016

Fasting in Ramadan, is it healthy or not? Well, it depends on what you put in your body! Even though Ramadan is a spiritual month, it is a great opportunity to  also benefit your body. Fasting, if done correctly, can decrease your risk of heart disease and diabetes, boost your mental health and help you break addictions. 

This post is written by Rola Ghaddar, US registered Dietitian and Nutritionist at Healthy Happy Us, a nutrition and sports diet center in Lebanon.

  

 

How to do it right? It is very simple, follow these 6 steps to help you stay healthy and happy this Ramadan. 

 

Step 1- Stay well hydrated 

It is very crucial to avoid dehydration during Ramadan. It will make you feel tired and dizzy, it can also lead to constipation, headache and dry skin.  And trust me, you don’t want that in Ramadan. Make sure you drink at least 8-10 cups between iftar and suhoor.

8-10 cups of water are crucial in Ramadan

8-10 cups of water are crucial in Ramadan

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