Empowering Women Through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Empowering Women Through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Syaheenaz Halim strives to strengthen the Malaysian female Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community through Malaysian Jiujiteras, a movement to help empower and bring together female practitioners in Malaysia.   Ladies in formation Female presence within the Malaysian Brazilian Jiu Jitsu community may still be small yet with an ever growing number …

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The Malaysian Brothers Who Are Taking The MMA World By Storm​

Meet the Malaysian Brothers Who Are Taking The Mixed Martial Arts World By Storm Left to right: Peter Hugh-Davis, Keanu Subba, Agilan Thani and Gianni Subba GET TO KNOW KEANU AND GIANNI SUBBA If you take in the Gurkha fighter spirit and mix it with Malaysia Boleh soul, you’ll get the Subba brothers. Born in …

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We Asked Female Football Fans To Weigh In On The World Cup​

We Asked Female Football Fans To Weigh In On The World Cup We got serious and asked these ladies to give their insight on this years “Most Beautiful Game” Alas, The World Cup 2018 is drawing to a close and it was definitely unpredictable, exciting and perhaps heartbreaking depending on who you support. As the …

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Tokyo’s Biggest Yoga Festival Is Coming To KL!​​

Tokyo’s Biggest Yoga Festival Is Coming To KL! Organic Life Kuala Lumpur 2018, is the 2-day jam packed yoga and lifestyle festival you don’t want to miss out on!  Image credit: Organic Life Tokyo Facebook Page Calling all yogis! Get ready for 2 full unlimited weekends of yoga practice, mindfullness and savasanas (cause it’s everyone’s …

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5 Things You Need To Know About KL’s Newest Mummy and Baby Friendly Gym!

5 Things You Need To Know About KL’s Newest Mum & Baby Friendly Gym! KL’s newest fitness centre, BStudios, is a gym that is built by mothers, for mothers. Whether you are a new mother looking to get back into shape or currently expecting a new bundle and need to stay fit in order to …

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The November Project Malaysia: Making Fitness Accessible for All

#Novemberproject: Making Fitness Free For All! Featuring Ridley Chen Meet the free fitness movement that aims to make fitness accessible and free for all. We speak to Ridley Chen from the November Project Miri, to gain more insight about this global movement & how you too can be a part of it.   Image credit: November Project …

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THE KETTLEBOWL: BLENDING FITNESS & FOOD​

THE KETTLEBOWL: BLENDING FITNESS & FOOD Founders aka Granola Guardians and avid crossfitters, Nick and Nell are passionate about bringing together Malaysia’s fitness community through their health snack brand, The Kettlebowl in hopes of building a #fitterfasterstronger Malaysia. Image credit: The Kettlebowl GET TO KNOW THE KETTLEBOWL The Kettlebowl was founded by Nick and Nell, a …

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TRIBE BOXING STUDIO: Feel the Vibe, Join the Tribe ​

TRIBE BOXING STUDIO: Feel the Vibe, Join the Tribe Kuala Lumpur’s newest boutique boxing fitness centre introduces a night club meets fight club. setting.It is the place to punch away the weekday stress, along to house beats. ABN team and friends with Coach Emilion at the Grand Opening of Tribe Boxing Studio Looking for a …

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#Trimum: Balancing Motherhood & Triathlons​

#Trimum: Balancing Motherhood & Triathlons featuring Emily Huelsermann Supermum, triathlete & fitness coach, Emily Huelsermann strives to find balance between her busy schedule as a full time mum to 2 boys and training for upcoming races. Find our how she finds time to train and why she finds it important to encourage and instil the active …

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For The Love Of Rolling : How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Shaped My Life

For The Love Of Rolling : How Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Shaped My Life  BJJ black belt and coach from Monarchy MMA, Bruno Barbosa, weighs in on how BJJ has helped shape him to the person he is today & why he loves the sport.    Image credit: Bruninho Barbosa Jiu Jitsu Facebook Page Professor Bruno Barbosa stands facing his …

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How To Dominate Your Next Spartan Race

How To Dominate Your Next Spartan Race COLLEEN AUGUSTIN IS SPARTAN MALAYSIA’S PRO ATHLETE, REEBOK AMBASSADOR & UP AND COMING MARTIAL ARTIST  Image credit : Colleen Augustin Facebook page GET TO KNOW COLLEEN AUGUSTIN At only 20 years of age, Spartan Malaysia Pro Athlete, Colleen Augustin has proven to be a  dominating force in the Spartan …

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#changedestiny : dream chaser

“change is in all of us”: we know that everyone has little dreams, inklings, ideas and ambitions to start, change, drive or stop something. Get some candid, behind the scenes thoughts and views from Hui as she spoke to female magazine while 36 weeks pregnant in November 2015 on what it took to start www.ashbenimble.com …

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hui mathews – founder of ash be nimble I mother I trail runner

Hui mathews: Founder of ash be nimble It all started with an idea to make fashionable and affordable fitness wear for everyone to enjoy. Little did we know, it was the start of something much more than just an apparel company. ash be nimble(ABN) was a small passion project of Hui Mathews, who believes that you …

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join the #fitmumtribe: what baby-friendly yoga looks like at ash be nimble!

Join the #fitmumtribe What baby-friendly yoga looks like at ash be nimble dear friends, ever since I gave birth in december 2015, it has opened my eyes to the many challenges and joys a mother faces. in particular, I understand and can empathise how much more difficult it is to get out and workout when …

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5 Key Lessons Behind Ash Be Nimble’s Failure, As Told By Its Founder.

2018’s new direction for ash be nimble 5 Key Lessons behind Ash Be Nimble’s Failure, as told by its founder, Hui Mathews. 1. You need to depersonalise, but still be vulnerable and functional. This past week has been an intense, incredible emotional rollercoaster ride. I was so focused on getting the hype up for our …

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How Fitness Has Enabled Me To Pursue My Dreams Fearlessly

How Fitness Has Enabled Me To Pursue My Dreams Fearlessly We spoke to “accidental entrepreneur”, Nadia Hasbi on overcoming negative experiences through fitness and starting her own fitness apparel line for women. Nadia Hasbi is the Founder and CEO of Fit Rebel, an online store that offers attractive and affordable activewear for women, Before becoming an entrepreneur …

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how high can a beauty queen fly? Searching for the next FACE OF ASH BE NIMBLE from 2017’s Miss Universe Malaysia finalists. We are one step closer to finding out who will be The Next Face of ash be nimble as we follow the 18 finalists on their journey in becoming Miss Universe Malaysia 2017!  ash …

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“the story behind ash be nimble” Dear friend, I am an average girl who happens to be passionate about leading a fit lifestyle; I believe in doing so in comfort and in style! I’ve always been active, starting with basketball at the age of 11 and playing at various levels in KL and Sydney. I …

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ash be nimble on V’Buzz, ASTRO. Hui & the ash be nimble team headed out to the V’Buzz ASTRO studios in Petaling Jaya. Hui was scheduled to record an interview with the two lovely hosts, Shangkaree and Juanita for their healthy living segment. After getting her hair and make-up done – it was off to …

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Female Magaine, Fashion Insider: ash be nimble My running friends and my customers inspire me. When I do my trail runs at Kiara, go for races or set up our pop up stores I love meeting and talking to people and hearing their fitness stories, journeys and inspiration. Tell us more about yourself and your brand. …

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CLEO Hot Shots Interview: Hui Mathews, founder of ash be nimble Tell us a little bit about what you do. What positive impact does it bring to your community and organization? I am the founder and CEO of ash be nimble. We design affordable sportswear to make fitness more accessible for Malaysians! I started this …

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The Star – Life Inspired Feature: Thinking Out of The Box On transitioning from running ash be nimble part time to full time & leadership “For the second year running ash be nimble in 2015, I did still work part time. I couldn’t take the risk of drawing salary from the business when it was …

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Shape Magazine – Movers & Shapers Feature: Hui Mathews The Trail Runner “When in doubt, go the extra mile. Do that extra set of sit ups, that extra one kilometre, extra 10 seconds of all out punches.” – Hui Mathews On the mental game  “The past year has sports been a challenge for me.The stress of …

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Focus Malaysia Feature: nimbly stepping into the athletic wear market Matthews, who worked as a consultant in various multinational companies for seven years, ensured that her business ran on a very lean budget and leveraged the internet crowd as much as possible. “There must be a way where we can operate with a lean team, …

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Malaysia Airports Convergence Magazine Feature: Fit meets fashion Hui said last year and 2017 were the toughest years of her life. “The immense double responsibility of raising a baby and building a business and keeping it going, took turns keeping me up at night. I’ve learnt so much about the importance of building a team …

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SME Malaysia : Pillars Feature: Walk, Run, Win The founder of homegrown sportswear brand Ash Be Nimble is the kind of person who isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty in what she believes in, and this is a trait apparent throughout the interview and shoot – whether it’s stretching for the camera albeit a pause …

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Tatler Malaysia Feature: Entrepreneurship + motherhood After giving birth to baby Asha at the end of 2015, I knew I could not juggle three things at once—being a mother, an entrepreneur and a part-time consultant—as I wouldn’t be doing any of them justice. Thus I decided to quit my part-time job to focus on Ash …

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Marie Claire October 2017 Feature: #Fitspo Interview With Hui Mathews Hui Mathews talks about juggling motherhood, running her fitness brand and still finds time to fit in trail running! Proving that having balance needs not be as daunting as one would think, find out what challenges and motivates her. Marie Claire: How do you start …

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How Hiba battled breast cancer, chemo & is regaining her fitness. team ash be nimble speaks to Hiba during Pink October to understand, share and raise awareness on what it looks like for a young, active lady in the prime of her life to battle cancer, journey through chemotherapy, get proposed to and regain her …

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ASICS RELAY 2017 Team Ash Be Nimble finished 2nd at asics relay kuala lumpur 2017 half marathon  We sent a super girly & sporty team for the ASICS Relay Kuala Lumpur 2017 on Saturday night, 7 October 2017! Barely getting our act together to get our registration sorted out, we had a busy few weeks …

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Pre Run Warm Ups

Pre Run Warm Ups with Dana Low https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqN9L0OH4Og Thinking about clocking in some mileage? How about a quick warm up before blazing the trails (or road) in your favourite ash be nimble gear! Follow Dana Low as she shares her quick and easy warm up tips in our New Fox Tank and Christina Skorts! Let’s get those tight …

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Rezhan Majid

Rezhan Majid Basketballer | Sports Community Engager | Entrepreneur Born in China and raised around the world, Rezhan Majid has had his fair share of cultural exposure from a very young age with sports as one of the major attributes. His first attempt at a game of basketball began at eight years old and from …

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Karen Siah

Karen Siah Fitness Instructor | Ironman | Former Gymnast Women in the fitness industry is not something you hear about every day, especially if you live in an asian society or come from an asian family. It is not easy charting out a career in fitness, let alone finding time and getting motivated enough to train yourself …

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Carolyn Au Yong

  Carolyn Au Yong Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist | Rhythmic Gymnastics School Founder | Coach If you’re a 90’s kid, then you probably would have remembered watching a sixteen year old Carolyn Au-Yong receiving the gold and bronze medals for Malaysia’s triumph in rhythmic gymnastics at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. Eighteen years have past since …

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Azran Osman-Rani

Azran Osman-Rani CEO | Ironman | Geek Family man, triathlete, businessman; these are some of the hats Azran Osman-Rani wear on a day-to-day basis. In case the name doesn’t ring a bell, Azran is CEO and COO of iFlix Malaysia with a strong and powerful zest for purposeful living. His first love was for Ultimate …

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