WI’m a new mother and I have a dream to become a fitness model. I stood against my family and the religious society I was in to purs

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What would you recommend to others who want to be fit and healthy?

To achieve your fitness goals you have to be patient. Make it your must and think about the reasons you first started. Discipline, consistency and hard work will be your strength. When you see results that’s your reward.

How does fitness positively influence your life?

I wanted to change my life and I found passion in weight lifting, exercising and the love of a healthy lifestyle!! Gym saved my life and I am now feeling myself! I found my character and was strong enough to stand against my family and the society I live in to achieve my goal!! I didn’t care about any of others opinions just seeing myself as a fitness model and working hard was all what I aimed for and I’m still doing it... fitness gives me the patience and discipline to face life ch

If you were the next Ms Health and Fitness, what would you do with $20,000?

I would first invest money to start up my own business in the fitness domain I love so that I let my baby be proud of his mother and then after having my own business I can start helping people achieve their goals too...