Breastfeeding and Fasting: Nursing a mother’s soul

For some mothers, Ramadan won’t feel complete without fasting. Ramadan is a month of giving, and some women give twice over. No matter how often we are told that breastfeeding brings “x times more blessings to the mother than fasting”, or is more difficult than fasting, there will be nursing women who fast. This simple … Read more

Fitness and fasting: Making exercise during Ramadan work for you

It’s a dilemma faced by many Muslims every year. Omar Shahid breaks down how you can both fast and exercise. Going to the gym on an empty stomach, without any water and slightly sleep-deprived during the long summer days of July may seem a little loony. Yet all across the world, many Muslims choose to do this. On … Read more