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10 Celebrities Who Perform Cupping Therapy (Hijama) Regularly

January 7, 2021 


Cupping Therapy (also known as Hijama) is a Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad PBUH. Many celebrities now adopt it all around the world.

1. Karim Benzema

A former footballer from France and Real Madrid superstar named Karim Benzema. He had won more than three champions league titles and four club world cup titles. The footballer takes cupping or hijama therapy regularly. On Instagram, he posted his photo, and Khabib commented there. Some cupping marks were on his back and also on his neck in that photo. Nowadays, athletes perform cupping daily to get their bodies relaxed.

2. Neymar

Neymar is a PSG and Brazilian superstar. When he was playing for Barcelona, he had an injury, and at that time, he had taken cupping. Neymar also posted this on Instagram. Nowadays, many athletes like footballers are taking hijama or cupping therapy to recover their bodies and injuries. It is very beneficial for footballers. The footballer from Manchester City named Riyaz Mahrez had also born a cupping massage for his body recovery.

3. Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua, a British professional boxer, and is a current world heavyweight champion. Anthony had performed cupping therapy. In 2015, he posted his photo on Instagram. He takes this cupping therapy regularly. During the cupping therapy, he often comes live on Instagram. Anthony is a cupping lover. Most of the athletes are using this therapy for recovering body and relaxation.

4. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a UFC lightweight champion, and in his 27 match career, he had never lost a match so far. Khabib is a genuine and practicing Muslim. He tries to maintain every rule of Islam. He also uses cupping and hijama therapy regularly. Besides treatment, it is also a sunnah for Muslims. He takes this therapy to get relief from body pain.

5. Conor McGregor

Conor Mcgregor is the former UFC lightweight champion. Before the most significant and high voltage match against Khabib, he took cupping therapy. He was taking cupping therapy regularly, but the media has focused now. He also posted his photo with a cup mark on his body and wrote, suck blood. It is well known that Conor Mcgregor lost that match to Khabib with a significant margin.

6. Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is known as the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time. He has a total of 28 medals, and he uses cupping therapy regularly. During his swimming event, Phelps used cupping therapy in the Rio Olympics. Some cupping marks were also visible on his shoulder even though he is a regular cupping customer. He also posted his shirtless pictures where the marks are visible. In his many photos, the cupping marks can be seen on his back and shoulder. As the days pass, this therapy is getting popular, and many swimmers are taking this therapy.

7. Nathan Adrian

Nathan Adrian is the five-times Olympic gold medalist, and he is also an American swimmer. For so many years, he has been taking hijama or cupping therapy. Hijama is taken by Nathan regularly. He also posted photos with some cups in his hand on his Instagram account. His therapist took the picture during cupping therapy.

8. James Harrison

James Harrison is two times super bowls champion and is also an American footballer. James takes the cupping therapy daily. He takes this therapy two times a month, and he loves this therapy. As it can be seen, there are several photos on his Instagram related to Hijama sessions. He is obsessed with the treatment and is also an excellent recovery for the body.

After his workout recovery with Hijama, the National geography features him in their magazine. After those pictures, many people are interested and want to know more about cupping therapy.

9. Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill Williams is a rugby union footballer from New Zealand and a heavyweight boxer. Sunny has converted to Islam from Christianity. Eventually, his mother also converted to Islam. He also takes Hijama regularly. He posted some pictures on Twitter, and he wrote, “Time some Hijama.”

10. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is a singer from Canada. The singer had also performed cupping therapy. His pictures also went viral as the marks were visible on his chest while relaxing at the beach. Celebrities do cupping therapy to get relaxation.

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