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RT @krisfade: Heading to the tallest tower in the world to have breakfast with @kobebryant. #WTF @brentblack and I are like #OMG @Atthetop…Thanks for taking part in #kobefitnessuae! RT@souljaboy Me and @kobebryant at the tallest building in the world http://t.co/DY5SCYOs5TRT @souljaboy: Me and @kobebryant at the tallest building in the world http://t.co/XG2evSB3VoRT @souljaboy: Me and Kobe chillin at the game http://t.co/U5MXCbNzsuSoulja Boy Tell Em performing at half-time at the Kobe Bryant celebrity game: http://t.co/dHRLLDW3XW #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaListen to Emirati rapper Ghost perform the campaign song during half-time: http://t.co/QnFoTVmHLm #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaHere is the slam dunk contest in case you missed it! http://t.co/7jGCmA3Rou #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaMohamed Al Mubarak, Chairman at #Imagenation, and Team Black Mamba player: http://t.co/rjdCt2dd3R #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaIn case you missed him, here is #Souljaboy at the Kobe Bryant Celebrity Game in Dubai. http://t.co/1KWQeuztO5 #kobefitnessuaeA message from the Real Madrid Basketball Legends after the celebrity game. http://t.co/jIWEntA1Iw #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaAfter the celebrity game with #DMCC and #virginradiodxb #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia http://t.co/wiYuQrS51dCheck out Kris Fade at the celebrity game. شاهدوا كريس في احتفالية كوبي براينت #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia http://t.co/HR4HDrOb4P#kobebryant in #aud in #Dubai #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia http://t.co/b9rcTH1cMtThe crowds are loving it! http://t.co/dg0ixqNNRxReal Madrid Basketball Legends in #AUD http://t.co/te2sjieoQSCheck it out ! Marques Houston At Kobe Bryant Dubai Celebrity Game #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia #dmcc @DMCCAuthority @Dubai_CalendarExcited Chikay at The Kobe Bryant Dubai Celebrity Game #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia #dmccAUD students supporting The Kobe Bryant Health & Fitness Weekend Celebrity Game http://t.co/uXINbeTfQS #kobefitnessuae #menarmediaشاهدوا مغني الراب الإماراتي قوست في احتفالية كوبي براينت للصحة و اللياقة البدنية. http://t.co/8ZTJLVvvp2Check out the Emarati rapper Ghost at The Kobe Bryant Health & Fitness Weekend Celebrity Game.http://t.co/8ZTJLVvvp2فريق دوبلايز الرائع يستعد لاحتفالية المشاهير في الجامعة الأمريكية في دبي. @MenarMedia http://t.co/gc6pS6qHsyThe amazing team from #duplays getting ready for the celebrity game at #AUD. #kobefitnessuae #menarmedia http://t.co/rf6M3DHK0nGetting ready for the celebrity game مينار ميديا في الجامعة الأمريكية في دبي تستعد لاحتفالية المشاهير http://t.co/rMkl6rO5ikهل أنت مستعد لاحتفالية المشاهير حيث سيلعب فريق بلاك مامبا ضد فريق ريال مدريد اسطورة كرة السلة؟ ما الفريق الذي تشجعه ؟ #menarmediaAre you ready for the celebrity game"Team #blackmamba Vs. #RealMadrid #Basketball Legends?Who will you be supporting? http://t.co/b00Ea9qhJwThank you @DMCCAuthority, @KempinskiDubai for the amazing party of yesterday night! #Kobefitnessuae great success! http://t.co/lSiDfNSVzXTickets for today's celebrity basketball match with Kobe Bryant will be available at @AUDuba arena. Doors open at 2pm. Game starts 4:30Real Madrid Basketball Legends are confident they will beat Team Black Mamba in tomorrow's celebrity game unless...http://t.co/Ps3nCYFZiS#Kobebryant adds his voice on the Dubai celebrity game tomorrow! http://t.co/Q3hTtdr4Te #kobefitnessuae @DMCCAuthority @ahmedbinsulayemSo here's some behind the scenes gossip from one of the Team Black Mamba celebrity game players: http://t.co/yIguCJj1W3 #kobefitnessuae

Kelly Herndon

From: USA

 

1. Describe yourself in 3 words?

God fearing, Ninja, Scorpio

2. How do you stay healthy and fit with your busy schedule?

I work out in my home gym about four days a week for 30 minutes a day, rotating upper and lower body to maintain my fitness levels. I prefer weight lifting and doing cardio on the treadmill.

3. How would you define fitness?

Being able to be active both when you want to be active and when you need to be active – not being in state to where you can’t me mobile enough to do something when you want to.

4. Have you been to the UAE before?

I’ve been to Dubai before. This time around, I’m looking forward to doing some tours, experiencing the culture and architecture.

5. What song best describes your work ethic?

The art of storytelling part 4 by Outkast.

6. What is your secret weapon on the basketball court?

My vision and shooting ability.

7. What is your number one workout tip?

Make sure you set goals and write it down. When you achieve each goal, take the time to be grateful for it, cross it out, and then set the next goal.

8. What advice would you give to kids about achieving their goals?

Don’t cheat yourself. Set your goals high and set goals that you feel are reachable, yet take hard work to achieve. You never want to short yourself on what you want to accomplish in life. Set your goals high and have strong faith in God

9. What was the best piece of advice you ever received?

Never work with anyone who is not willing to work with you. Make sure the people in your corner are looking to back you up. Make sure the other person makes sacrifices too.

Health and Fitness Questionnaire

Test your health & fitness knowledge for a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Kobe Bryant Health & Fitness weekend celebrity basketball game in support of diabetes awareness

1. What basic activities can you do to incorporate fitness into your lifestyle?

  • Take the stairs instead of elevator/escalator
  • Replace French fries with a salad when eating out
  • Do sit-ups, push-ups, or stretch during commercial breaks of your favourite TV shows
  • All of the above

2. Out of the below options, which one is not a good idea if you want to maintain a proper diet?

  • Plan your meals ahead of time
  • When eating out choose foods which are baked, grilled, broiled, steamed or poached
  • Skip breakfast in order to maintain your weight
  • Eat smaller meal portions and eliminate sodas and sugary drinks from diet

3. What is the most effective way to approach a new diet regime?

  • Set a realistic goal for yourself weight wise
  • Incorporate exercise into your dieting regime
  • Throw away junk food and replace with healthy snacks
  • All of the above are effective ways to approach a new diet regime

4. How much time spent walking does it take to burn off a regular can of soda?

  • 10 minutes
  • 20 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 50 minutes

5. What is not a benefit of exercise?

  • Conservation of your energy level
  • Lowers your risk for serious health problems
  • Endorphins released put you in a good mood
  • Gives you more energy throughout the day

6. Type two diabetes can be managed and even prevented by which of the following?

  • Maintaining a healthy body weight
  • Maintaining a balanced diet
  • Taking a 30 minute walk a day
  • All of the above

7. How many people worldwide are living with diabetes?

  • 50 million
  • 120 million
  • 260 million
  • 370 million

8. What is the percentage of people who are living with diabetes and are unaware of it?

  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 80%

9. What are the factors that contribute to developing diabetes?

  • Being overweight or obese
  • Having a history of diabetes in one's family
  • Leading an inactive lifestyle
  • All of the above

10. What percentage of the adult population in the United Arab Emirates are living with diabetes?

  • 4.2%
  • 12.5%
  • 18.9%
  • 40.7%

Thank you for taking the quiz. We hope you learned some new ways to incorporate a healthy lifestyle into your daily routine, and ways to reduce the risk of getting diabetes. 10 winners will be chosen randomly and announced on the website on 22nd September 2013. Good Luck!

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