What is the best time for sports in Ramadan and tips for practicing it?

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What is the best time for sports in Ramadan and tips for practicing it?

Arab Weather - Exercising is one of the things that must be practiced regularly, even in the month of Ramadan, as it is necessary to maintain health in general and prevent weight gain, but what is the best time for sports in Ramadan? This is what we will learn about in the next lines.

 

Benefits of sports in Ramadan

There are several reasons that increase the benefits of exercise in Ramadan, which are:

  • Sports in Ramadan to reduce weight: In the month of Ramadan, the solemnities and feasts increase, which causes weight gain, especially with eating sweets, and the importance of sports in Ramadan comes to lose weight or maintain weight from the increase.
  • Maintaining physical fitness: Fasting causes a feeling of lethargy, lethargy, and lack of physical activity. Therefore, regular exercise in Ramadan contributes to maintaining physical health.

 

The best time for sports is in Ramadan

In order to get the maximum benefits of sports during Ramadan, the best time for sports must be determined in Ramadan. The best time for sports in Ramadan can be divided into two periods, which are:

 

Sports before breakfast in Ramadan

This is about an hour or an hour and a half before breakfast, this guarantees the completion of exercise with the approaching time of eating, and thus it is easy to compensate for the body's lost fluids and mineral salts, as well as obtaining the necessary energy after making a great effort, and thus it is the best time for exercise in Ramadan .

 

Sports after breakfast in Ramadan

Some people think that exercising during fasting is an arduous task, and in this case, about three to four hours after breakfast is the best time to exercise in Ramadan, in order to ensure that the body digests food, and to avoid gastrointestinal disorders.

Choosing the best time for sports during Ramadan depends on some factors, including :

  • Age stage: where the ability to exercise differs in adults from that of the elderly.
  • Health status: If you suffer from a health problem, it may be difficult to exercise before breakfast in Ramadan.
  • Working conditions: Work conditions also control in determining the best time for sports in Ramadan.

 

Times when it is not recommended to exercise in Ramadan

After we learned about the best time for sports in Ramadan, we will inform you about the times when it is not recommended to exercise during Ramadan, which are :

  • Immediately after Iftar or shortly after Iftar: A time after breakfast is not considered the best time for sports in Ramadan, because the digestive system works at this time, and sport may hinder the proper digestion process.
  • Before going to sleep: Exercise helps increase activity and attention, so exercising in Ramadan just before bedtime can affect your sleep pattern and cause insomnia.
  • During extreme heat: With the increase in extreme heat, it is advised to avoid exercising during Ramadan, because the heat combined with fasting can affect the body negatively.

 

The best sport in Ramadan

There are many exercises that can be practiced during Ramadan, the most prominent of which are :

  • Running: Running can be practiced during Ramadan, either in places designated for exercise or by using the electric treadmill.
  • Walking: Walking is also one of the best sports that can be practiced during the holy month, as it is a light sport and it is easy to practice anywhere.
  • Light exercise: It is recommended to attend light exercises that help move all muscles of the body to maintain its flexibility.
  • You can do light exercise before breakfast, or go to the gym in Ramadan a few hours after iftar.
  • Favorite activities and hobbies: The month of Ramadan is a good opportunity to practice some of your favorite sports activities, such as cycling, after choosing the best time for sports in Ramadan, whether before breakfast or after breakfast.

 

Tips for exercising during Ramadan

Here are the most important tips for exercising during Ramadan:

  • Not exerting too much effort during fasting : Although exercising before breakfast in Ramadan is one of the best time for sports in Ramadan, it is advised not to make excessive effort during this period, as the body does not get the fluids and energy needed to make a great effort.
  • Choosing the appropriate exercises : After determining the best time for sports in Ramadan, the appropriate exercises should be chosen for this timing, in the morning, simple exercises can be practiced and do not cause stress, but after breakfast, the effort can be increased a little.

 

And the choice of exercises depends on the age and health status. People with chronic diseases or the elderly are not advised to exert extreme effort during exercise in Ramadan, especially during fasting.

  • Exercising in suitable weather : In the case of exercising before breakfast in Ramadan, it is advised to avoid places that are very hot and cause fatigue during fasting, and it is better for the weather to be moderate.
  • Not exercising for a long time while fasting: It is also advised not to prolong the period of exercising before breakfast in Ramadan, so that it does not exceed an hour, but after breakfast, the time can be increased slightly according to the ability of each person.
  • Stop exercising if you feel tired : especially when exercising before breakfast in Ramadan, as the chances of feeling tired and stressed increase as a result of the body's need for fluids and food.
  • Drinking more water during the period between after Iftar until before the pre-dawn : the body needs to compensate for the fluids and mineral salts lost during the fasting period, especially in people who exercise regularly during Ramadan.
  • Adopting a healthy diet : With exercise, you should follow a healthy diet that contains the nutrients that the body needs from vitamins and minerals that enhance the ability to exercise during exercise, the most important of which are vegetables, fruits, proteins, complex carbohydrates, and dairy.

On the other hand, it is advised to avoid unhealthy foods that harm the body, such as fats, fried foods, and sugars.

 

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

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