Purposeful Fitness with Coach Ola

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Episodes of Purposeful Fitness

Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola, Jeri, and Khadijah will discuss the reality and struggles of triathlon racing and swimming for the Muslim woman and athlete. The perspectives shared are quite inte
Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola, Naadhirah, and Nipal will discuss the struggle of swimming for the muslim woman living in Africa.   Summary and Key Takeaways   Overall, this discussion delves
Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola and Abbie Fish will discuss how swimsuits can impact our mental health. This is an important topic for the modern day athlete as well as everyone else so be sure to
Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola and Nura will discuss the importance of Muslim communities speaking up about swimming for future generations. Please join us on this interesting talk and learn why
Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola and Shereen will discuss the history of the burkini. Please join us on this interesting talk and learn about the origins of the burkini and where it actually came f
Introduction   In today’s episode, from the #swim4akhirah campaign, Coach Ola, Carly, and Shanay will dive deep into water safety. They will also discuss how muslim mothers can incorporate swimming into their lives. Tune in for this interesti
Fabio Comana is the director of continuing education for NASM®, and a faculty member at San Diego State University and the University of California, San Diego. He was the original developer of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training™ (IFT™) model and
Today we meet with a special guest and personal friend, Yaz! We discuss favorite workouts and the importance of recovery. We also discuss how to make the most out of the COVID-19 situation and how to handle the quarantine. Optimism is imperativ
In today's episode, we discuss how you can take care of your immune system during Ramadan and also during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Noor Salem discusses the importance of organic foods and to prioritize eating as healthy as possible. The transit
In today's episode, we discuss how mothers can manage their fitness journeys during the COVID-19 pandemic and during Ramadan. Hanan Fadel discusses her personal training and how she specifically trains moms. She also discusses some of the diff
Have you ever thought of swimming while fasting or ever tried to? Welcome to my interview with Fares Ksebati, CEO of MySwimPro and founder of World Swim Day.  Our guest today, Fares Ksebati is the CEO of MySwimPro, a global technology, and me
Ramadan Mubarak to everyone who celebrates Ramadan! I wanted to put this quick and short episode together because I want to bring light on to how being active is an act of worship, and why we need it for Ramadan. Make sure to tune into the pr
Has the pandemic of COVID-19 put you down under lots of pressure and stress while you're trying to manage your emotions? Join our guest for today, Amber Romaniuk who is an Emotional Eating, Digestive and Hormone Expert who helps professional w
Today's episode is an important topic for the swimming industry to come out and bring light on mental health for the swimmers in the house. As a swimmer and as a swim instructor, it really is challenging for the mindset to be outside the water.
Have you ever tried to go on plant-based or didn't know the benefits of it? Join me today with my guest, Sara Zayed who is an advocate on the plant-based diet lifestyle. Sara Zayed is the founder of Posifitivy, a health, fitness, and lifestyl
Have you ever tried to go on plant-based or didn't know the benefits of it? Join me today with my guest, Sara Zayed who is an advocate on the plant-based diet lifestyle. Sara Zayed is the founder of Posifitivy, a health, fitness, and lifestyle
Ramadan 2020 happens to be on April 24th this year, in shaa Allah.  Because we have one month to go, this is the best time to take whatever we were working on this year to put all the effort to welcome the blessed month. In this episode, I ta
We're in tough times during the COVID-19 epidemic, and we're living in times of uncertainty.  Finding hope and staying grounded can be so hard now, and it's really important for us to come together and stay focused. In this episode, I talked
What is total body conditioning you may be wondering and how is that needed for your swimming journey? Tune in to this episode with me as I dived deeper into this topic and how it can help you with your swimming journey.  In this episode, I d
Have you ever wanted to try something challenging for your fitness journey? Tune in to this amazing interview with Khadijah who is breaking the barriers for the Muslim women who choose to cover up in the hijab in the triathlon world! Khadijah
This episode is a bonus episode because on March 2nd, 2014, my grandmother passed away, and it was the day BeFit4Akhirah was born inside of my heart. I wrote this poem as a way of expressing myself and being able to inspire anyone who is looki
Have you ever wanted to learn how to swim but didn't know how to about it? Then this episode is for you! In this episode, I cover the following topics: -How to practice swimming on land -The swim clothing situation -The right mindset -The im
Have you ever wanted to swim but felt intimated because of what you choose to wear? This episode is personal because I share with you what I went through in 2018 and 2019 that have shaped me for who I am and why I am speaking up about this top
It's finally here! The special 2020 podcast has arrived! Join us as we highlight some of 2019's most exciting conversations. This past year had so many amazing guests and there was so much interesting knowledge shared. This podcast is a celebr
New year! New you! Right? Welcome to this episode as I talked on why I took an 8-week purposeful weight loss journey briefly and what is the body of Jannah course for. In this episode I touched base on the following topics: Why having a purp
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