About me

Welcome to my website! I’m a UAE-based communications and marketing professional, a running coach and a freelance photographer.

I have a passion for connecting people and I firmly believe that good karma always comes back.

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Running in Ramadan – Recommendations and My Training Routine

Wishing fellow runners a blessed Ramadan. The holy month is a unique time of the year, it is a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and worship. For runners who observe Ramadan, it is important to remember to maintain a balance during the holy month, and that their training will definitely be affected during the month. […]

Yas Mall Indoor Run Race Report: Racing in COVID-19 Times

In recent months, we have been having some sporadic signs of going back to something that resembles normalcy, in Dubai, cinemas, bars, movie theatres and fitness facilities have been open for some time, and in Abu Dhabi, running races have resumed recently with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council launching a series of indoor mall runs […]

Common Questions About Working Out during COVID-19 in Dubai

Some of the recent restrictions that were introduced to limit the spread of COVID-19 have been gradually relaxed or removed altogether (in Dubai), and as there has been a deluge of communications coming from various sources, some messages seem to have been missed/lost in the clutter. I noticed this whenever I share a workout on […]

lululemon Global Running Day 5k Challenge and Competition

In uncertain and stressful times, running has always provided an escape, an invaluable channel to release stress and negative thoughts. Tomorrow (Wednesday June 3rd) is the Global Running Day, and to mark the occasion, lululemon Middle East are hosting a competition for UAE residents. As a lululemon ambassador, I will be gifting two outfits and […]

Keeping Fit and Sane During Quarantine

Listing some tips for keeping fit and sane that I’m trying to follow during the quarantine. Do you have any tips of your own? Feel free to share them in the comments! 1. Started using an app called Seven again. It has countless workouts that can be done at home without equipment (A chair and […]

2020 Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon Race Report

I took part and finished my fourteenth full marathon last weekend in Dubai. It was the third time for me to take part in the Dubai Marathon, and I completed the race with a new personal best (PB) time of 3:19:58, which is a PB of three minutes (The previous PB was 3:23 hours, set […]