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Travis34
08-09-2010, 02:38 PM
NFL practices this time of year are designed for maximum sweat production. Coaches are trying to build up stamina and endurance. Players push themselves to the limit, in pursuit of jobs and starting spots. It's also really, really hot.

And starting on Aug. 11, the beginning of the Islamic month of Ramadan, Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah(notes) will be going through these practices without the benefit of water. Or food. Or any other kind of hydration.

During Ramadan, observing Muslims like Abdullah will fast for 30 days; eating or drinking nothing while the sun is out. Food and drink are ...


http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Ramadan-means-no-water-during-workouts-for-Husai?urn=nfl-261068


Props to him!

X-Pacolypse
08-09-2010, 04:43 PM
He's crazy.

PhinsPhan11
08-10-2010, 10:23 AM
That's insane.

Bumpus
08-10-2010, 11:46 AM
Can you say dehydration?!?

RIP

redbeard75
08-10-2010, 12:45 PM
He could never be a dolphin.

emeraldfin
08-10-2010, 02:00 PM
Credit to him for being so dedicated to his faith, but it will seriously harm him physically.

HurriPhin
08-15-2010, 02:18 PM
First thing that comes to mind: Stupidity. Way to waste an opportunity to make an NFL team. This will be the last article written of him besides a release form or perhaps an obituary.

Dolfan3773
08-15-2010, 09:48 PM
sucks for him

MP-Omnis
08-16-2010, 07:35 AM
I was going to make a joke about how I hope he has some camel genetics, but then I realized how wrong that would be.

HurriPhin
08-16-2010, 10:38 PM
I was going to make a joke about how I hope he has some camel genetics, but then I realized how wrong that would be.

...but funny none the less

sfloridafan
08-18-2010, 12:09 PM
I wish him luck making the team. He'll need it.

gofins
08-19-2010, 09:45 PM
he's been on the team for three yrs and has been doing it every tear. He works with the trainers and nutritionist to help him through it. They said there is a dip in his performance but it picks up when the fasting is over.