The Problem with “Safe Spaces”

By Fatima Lee Garsi Whoa FLG – what on earth are you talking about? Isn’t Sister Fit a “safe space” for Muslim (and non-Muslim) women! YES! It is! Hold your horses and henchmen! Let me explain… What exactly is a “safe space?” A safe space is a place where the owner of the space can…

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Don’t treat me equally; treat me fairly

In athletic settings, is it possible to treat genders “equally?” Coach EL explores why fair treatment is not the same as equal treatment. By Coach EL I was on my way to a downtown gym to attend a Level One boxing coach course with the National Canadian Coaches Program (NCCP) and I couldn’t help but…

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3 Tips to Increase Iman and Embrace Solitude in Ramadan 2020

By Amber Von Grat Bismillah, Ar-Rahman, Ar-Raheem, This year we are facing our own unique challenges when it comes to protecting our communities and trying to ensure the well-being of everyone around us. Whether this year is your first Ramadan, or you’ve experienced it before, I want to give you three ways to help you…

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What is a Leader?

What is a Leader?  By FLG I am really excited to announce Sister Fit’s Leadership Identity Series – an interview project that will feature female leaders who I find strong, inspiring, and original. I look forward to meeting leaders from the Muslim community, the fitness industry, and the community at large to highlight the people…

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