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How to fight holiday weight gain

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For most of us the holiday season can come with a lot of temptation. With just a few days to go to a big family wedding, I’m pretty sure I will be tempted to eat all the home made goodies. Fortunately help is at hand.

The holidays can be a challenging time for weight-watchers, with tempting choices lurking around the corner that ultimately add up by the New Year. Jennifer Chalouhi, brand ambassador of Tima Love Life's, personal trainer and mother of three, shares some top healthy tips to help you fight unwanted weight gain during the holidays.

Tima is the brainchild of Fatima Batook who started a fitness apparel line in Saudi Arabia, a few years ago. Her aim was to offer women a positive vibe when it comes to exercise. Here are some extremely do-able tips.
Be sure to get plenty of rest and sleep.
The number one culprit during the holidays is staying up late and not getting at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep. When your body is depleted and running low on energy, your muscles lack recov…

A wintry white Dubai

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Yes its the most wonderful time of the year. A time for family and celebration. For those longing for white winters, there's a special event just for you.

The Dubai Winter Festival is back to light up Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, bringing the largest, most enjoyable weekend of festive fun to the city from 8-10 December.

Now in its fifth year, the festival remains the UAE’s favourite festive celebration, with everything the city loves about Christmas in one place, including plenty of seasonal features for the whole family. Activities include Santa’s Grotto, shopping at the Winter Market, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and special concerts.

The West End show ‘The Rat Pack’ are set to perform their greatest hits with special evening magical entertainment to get everyone in the festive spirit during the opening night on 8 December. Visitors will get a chance to sing along to their favourite hits including ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’, ‘Mr Bojangles’, ‘New York New York’,…