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Achilles Tendinopathy by David Eakins from RU:ACTIVE

Achilles tendinopathy aka achilles tendinosis (AT) is a condition we often see in our clinic. It can affect triathletes, runners, track and field athletes, Cross Fitters and even sometimes sedentary individuals. It can be both challenging and rewarding to...

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Training opportunity – Off season sports nutrition by Fiona at Optimal Fitness

For many athletes in Dubai this time of year is considered “off season” as most local races have concluded for the time being, especially the long-distance endurance races. As a Sports Nutritionist I see this as a golden opportunity...

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UPANDRUNNING’S RESIDENT PHYSIOTHERAPIST, MARK LILLYWHITE TALKS TO SPORTED.AE ABOUT HIS PASSION FOR TRIATHLON…

I underestimated how nervous I would be when competing in my very first triathlon. As I jumped into to swim for my first taste of the open water, little did I anticipate my heart racing at twice its normal...

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Ramadan Training Tips by Abu Omar

Omar is a Palestinian runner based in Dubai, he ran 15 full marathons, including four of the World Majors (In Tokyo, Berlin, London and Chicago). In addition to this Omar is a UESCA certified running coach. What’s your training...

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Ramadan Training tips by Raghad Gomaa

Raghad who is from Egypt, started endurance training around 2.5 years ago, starting off with long distance running and now entered the world of triathlon, specifically long distance triathlon. Training throughout the winter is beautiful in Dubai, the weather...

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Ramadan Training Tips by Sarah Faraidooni

My name is Sarah, I am an avid runner and full time Sales and Business Development professional. I ran my first 5k in Nov 2013 and told myself I was never going to do that again. Ever since I...

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Ramadan Training Tips by Asma Aljanahi

Asma is an Emirati triathlete and the first Emirati woman to finish 5 IRONMAN 70.3 races. She hopes to open doors for other women in the region to join the sport.  Asma’s proudest sporting achievement is finishing the 3 Ironman...

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You Get What You Pay For: A Healthy Argument for Premium Polarised Sunglasses

We are certainly spoilt for choice when considering a new pair of sunglasses. Whether you’re hunting for aviators, cat-eyes, tortoise shell or matt titanium, the variety of sunglass styles and brands on offer feel almost limitless. They also come...

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Endurance Camps Make Life Better by Ole Brom

A New Year! A New beginning! A Fresh Start – a chance to dust off the New Year’s Resolutions of last year (and the years before) and REALLY do it this time around! That’s a common thought at this...

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Train your eyes, change your posture! by Immie Adshead

Long hours spent working over a desk? Back to back zoom meetings spending hours staring at screens? A busy schedule making it challenging to get to the gym? As many know none of these factors in our day to...

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