If your knees are still young and your mind willing, running is by far the best way to keep your heart and bones strong. It’s by far the easiest way to lose weight but you need to be committed. Recent studies show that swimming and cycling may have very little positive effect against osteoporosis (and […]
Earlier this year I got up before dawn one morning to photograph the Dubai marathon and 10k race. It was a foggy morning which added to the surreal spectacle of thousands of people putting themselves, voluntarily, through the trials of the long distance run.
As I write this it’s the fourth straight day of triple-digit temps in Amman, Jordan: just walking the dogs deserves a bronze medal. But Amman air is bone-dry. Add in Emirati humidity and you’ll quickly relate to the chubby Gulf children who choose cable TV over a bike ride. Turns out not everyone is the […]