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Ibtihaj Muhammad's Routine Not Foiled by Ramadan

09/20/2011, 9:52am CDT
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Two-time Senior World Team member Ibtihaj Muhammad was recently featured on Check out the article below...

Ibtihaj Muhammad spent most of August fasting until sunset. That is when the Muslim-American fencer, who was observing the holy month of Ramadan, was allowed to eat and quench her thirst for the first time all day.

Fasting is difficult under the best of circumstances, but for an athlete training rigorously for the opportunity to represent the United States in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, it can present health risks as well.

"Ramadan and training is always a difficult act in that you have to really be conscious of your body and what your body is telling you," said Muhammad, who is 25 years old and ranked 11th in the world in women's saber..." more>

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