Pilates: Cats and Capitalism

Words by Tai Salih   As you flip through a plethora of fitness magazines and scroll through Instagram fitness influencers, you’ll come to find the same messaging over and over again:  “You are not fit enough.” “These are the only acceptable standards of health and fitness.” “These expensive outfits are the only acceptable attire in…

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Protein, Protein! Living Up to the Hype!

  Words by Fatima Lee Garsi Remember that song?  Protein, protein, the musical fruit, the more you eat, the more you toot! The more you toot, the better you feel, so eat protein with every meal! Okay, okay. I admit that I clearly changed the original lyrics, which were about beans. I feel slightly embarrassed…

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A Brand Change for Sister Fit

By Fatima Lee Garsi Since its inception, Sister Fit has been a space open and affirming of diverse identities. Recently, you may have noticed that we have made a deliberate shift in our branding and services to more clearly and consciously include LGBTQ+ people and diverse women, in addition to Muslim women. Some Muslims have…

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12 Amazing Facts You Need to Know About Arnis

By Fatima Lee Garsi  If you’ve ever been curious about this intriguing art, here are 12 amazing facts you need to know about arnis. I was first introduced to arnis when I was living in Taiwan in my twenties. I saw an ad on a blog for expats that said “stick fighting” and felt compelled…

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