For a thirty-day period every year, Muslims around the globe observe the holy month of Ramadan. During this period, we abstain from eating and drinking during the daylight hours, keep up prayer, avoid unclean behaviors, and engage in random acts of kindness. For athletes, maintaining their training and competition schedules can be challenging, but not impossible. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton recently hosted an Eid Al-Fitr dinner. Her guests were Muslim professional athletes who observed this year's fast during Ramadan. Watch some video footage here:
For tips on how to fast successfully while maintaining an active lifestyle, pick up your copy of Making the Fast: How to Eat to Live During Ramadan today!
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Be good to yourself! More next time...