In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

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Feb03

Exercise and Deen

  By: Ahmad Souza Source: OnIslam What does Islam say about sports and exercise? Are there any sports that aren’t allowed? Are there any special rules for men or women? Can you play sports with your husband? Allah expects Muslims to take care of their bodies to the best of their abilities. Obesity, weakness, and physical laziness are blameworthy afflictions. Though death very well may overtake us today or tomorrow, we should physically prepare ourselves to worship Allah in our old age, should He give us long lives. While bad health and disease is often beyond our control, we must take the precautions available to us to maintain our physical health. Our bodies are gifts from...

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Dec01

What we can learn from successful Muslim sportswomen

By: Sarah Ghanem Source: MuslimVillage According to the teachings of Islam, the education of a male child is simply the education of one individual but the education of a female child, is equivalent to the education of an entire generation. In today’s world, there are a number of remarkable, well-educated Muslim women who are exploring a range of different fields and careers. Here are some lessons that we’ve learned by observing the lives, careers and choices of successful hijabi sisters. You’ll Have to Battle Criticism “People will always have an opinion about what you do, don’t let it bother you” says Amna Al Haddad, 27 year old weightlifting athlete from the UAE. Al Haddad also holds...

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Nov09

Qatari escape: Dune bashing in the desert

By: Quentin Müller Source: Middle East Eye DOHA – Clouds of sand rise behind two 4×4 vehicles as they plummet down a steep sand dune in Khor al-Adaid, or the Inland Sea, south of the country’s capital Doha. Their loud engines rev up at top speeds while they manoeuvre erratically in a zig-zag motion towards the next summit. “Dune bashing is like a gift from God, and we feel good when we do it because there is lots of adrenalin,” Fahad, a 25-year-old science student at the University of Doha, told Middle East Eye. According to Fahad, the success of the sport is all in how a driver follows the curves of the sand dunes. “The car has to follow the circular arc shape of the...

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