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Can this exclusive new technology deliver superior results?

Can this exclusive new technology deliver superior results?

Deputy editor Rachael Perrett tests out a new and exclusive body scanning machine What is it? If you’ve ever been part of a fitness programme or had a personal trainer, you may have had your body measurements taken to help you …

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Discover the benefits of an ancient practice for International Yoga Day

Discover the benefits of an ancient practice for International Yoga Day

In honour of the third annual International Yoga Day, we take a look at the universal benefits of the cherished practice Yoga has taken the world by storm in recent years and has become an important part of many people’s …

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The capital will be an important destination for sport

The capital will be an important destination for sport

A new initiative is aiming to position Abu Dhabi as a global sports destination. The Sport in Abu Dhabi campaign calls on various bodies to promote the city as the ideal location for international athletes to train and compete. Abu …

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Find out why youth is the future of national sport

Find out why youth is the future of national sport

Youth are being urged to get in the saddle as the next generation of athletes and make a commitment to health on a national scale. After a landmark win on home turf for UAE Team Emirates at the Abu Dhabi …

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The Abu Dhabi Tour is now among the best in the world

The Abu Dhabi Tour is now among the best in the world

As major international sports events take over Abu Dhabi, it’s a chance to see the world’s best in action and test your own sporting prowess It may be new to the sport’s international calendar, but Abu Dhabi’s premier cycling event …

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The ITU World Champion tells us what it takes to be the best

The ITU World Champion tells us what it takes to be the best

Flora Duffy, a professional triathlete who represents Bermuda, has had a rollercoaster few years culminating in 2016 being her best yet. From achieving her first ITU podium in Abu Dhabi in 2015, she has gone on to be crowned ITU …

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A special event comes to the capital in hope of inspiring unity

A special event comes to the capital in hope of inspiring unity

Abu Dhabi prepares to make history in a celebration of unity A ‘Unifed Arab Emirates’ – a nation built around tolerance and inclusion for everyone in society regardless of age, nationality, religion, gender or ability. This was the unanimous sentiment as …

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WATCH: We take on the first ever Climb to Abu Dhabi Vertical Marathon

That’s right our editor Julian Pletts took on the challenge this weekend and you can get a glimpse of what it was like right here: Yes, it was 82 floors and 1,617 steps of pure pain, but surprisingly great fun …

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Get up and step up – test your fitness with this challenge

Get up and step up – test your fitness with this challenge

For many of us, stairs are the back-up option for when the elevator isn’t working. But for others, they are the platform for greatness Exercise can take many forms from gruelling endurance activities like triathlons and marathons to shorter high …

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