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Saudi reveals online fitness festival to encourage women in sports

Free event in June will feature athlete Manal Rostom and comedian and activist Dr. Hatoon Kadi

Saudi reveals online fitness festival to encourage women in sports

Women around the world will be able to join the first virtual Women’s Fitness Festival (WEF) for free

Women around the world will be able to join the first virtual Women’s Fitness Festival (WFF) by the Saudi Sports for All Federation (SFA) for free.

The event which is planned as a live stream broadcasted on the WFF’s dedicated YouTube channel will kick off on the evening of June 11th and will conclude with a closing discussion on June 13.

Over the course of three days, participants can enjoy sessions on meal preparation and nutrition, workouts and fitness, and various panel discussions commencing 8:00pm KSA time and 9:00pm UAE time.  

Moderated by Saudi Arabian comedian and activist Dr. Hatoon Kadi, the three panel discussions will host thought leaders discussing females breaking barriers in sports.

As for the daily 30-minute workout segments, they’re designed to be performed at home with little-to-no equipment, and c ater to all fitness levels, with modifications provided for beginners.

However more advanced participants can enjoy a workout with award-winning athlete Manal Rostom, who will deliver a live Nike Training Club session and participate in a panel discussion.

The 30-minute meal preparation and nutrition sessions, on the other hand, will boast a holistic approach including easy and conscientious nutrition.

To view the full WFF plan, visit the website here

The SFA is a proactive community sport and wellness organisation aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, partnering with government organisations, sports delivery bodies, sports federations, and the wider public and private sector.

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