Women and Weights Part 3: Strength Training for the Runner

Many people consider weight training and cardio as two separate entities; cardio is for burning calories while strength training is for gaining weight, right? Well, not necessarily. If you’ve been following this series of “Women and Weights” you’ve learned that strength training may in fact be an altogether superior method of fat burning (I’d like to point out that when I refer to weights I am using it as a general term to describe any type of resistance training, including free-weights, machines, resistance bands, or bodyweight). This is not to say that running, or any other type of steady-state cardio is ‘bad,’ but it certainly isn’t the only way of reaching your fitness goals. In fact, hitting the weights can actually improve running and other athletic performance significantly. Here’s how:

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“And there is none of you except he will come to it (Hell-Fire).”

Originally posted on Dawatus-Salafiyyah :Shaykh Uthaymeen was asked: What is the meaning of Allah’s statement, “And there is none of you except he will come to it (Hell-Fire). This is upon your Lord an inevitability decreed.” [19:71] Is the meaning of this that the Kaafir and Muslim (both) must come to it (Hell-Fire)? Response: Yes,…



Alhuda, The Quran Club

The Explanation:

This small treatise is about the tremendous matters from the fundamentals of islam and it is al-aqeedah, the creed and belief. The scholars give great importance to these brief works, authoring them and exerting themselves to shorten and refine them. These brief works are foundation for the students of knowledge, these are paths which lead to the longer and deep studies of detailed work.


بسم اللہ الرحمان الرحيم

In the name of Allah al-Rahman al-Raheem – شُروع اَللہ کے نام سے جو بڑا مہر بان نہايت رحم والا ہے

The Author Rahimahullah mentioned the Basmalah: بسم اللہ الرحمان الرحيم ” at the start of his Risalat/treatise, following the example of Book of Allah, the Mighty and Majestic, since the first thing  which you see in the mushaf (the printed copy of Quran) and before every surah of it starts with “In the Name…

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Fruits of Faith

The Hidden Prestige

Allah swt has said:


O you who have believed, fear Allah [2:227]

So what is Taqwa?
Sheikh Bin Baz ( May Allah swt have mercy on him) has said:
Taqwa is the obedience of Allah and His Messenger PBUH and leaving what they have prohibited sincerely for the Sake of Allah swt with a true belief in Him and His Messenger PBUH and what they have said and to earn the reward Allah has promised and be saved from His Punishment.
يا أيها الذين آمنوا اتقوا الله حق تقاته ولا تموتن إلا وأنتم مسلمون
O you who have believed, fear Allah as He should be feared and do not die except as Muslims [in submission to Him]. [3:102]
Ibn Masood(May Allah be pleased with him) had said in the Tafseer of the above verse:
That the servant obeys and not disobeys, he remembers and…

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