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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KL Barbarians

KL Barbarians Dragonboater | Captain | Lawyer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUJBtGCDfIw  Breathing, moving and striking the water at the exact same moment, teamwork is what makes or breaks this sport. The KL Barbarians team consists of a diverse group of 80 enthusiastic and energetic members from a range of varying professions. They come together to train every Saturday at the …

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Tony Persson

tony persson Father | Coach | Ironman 70.3 Tony goes the extra mile in his role as a father to 2 daughters, a triathlete and a coach. He is passionate about finding ways to motivate himself, his family and the people he trains to be fitter, stronger and happier.  Be inspired by his journey to train, …

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Christina Chan

Christina Chan Employee 001 @ Gyrotonic Instructor & Fitmum After 18 years at an MNC, Christina Chan decided to change her priorities. “At the time, I was working with a multinational IT firm in various roles, including sales and marketing, and managing business partners in Malaysia and the Asean region,” she explains. She left her …

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Alexandria Cheah

Alexandria Cheah 6 years old Gymnast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gynf_g-W9s0 Alexandria is a 6 years old rhythmic gymnast at CSRG. She is a 116cm tall as of 2017. Alexandria has been in CSRG for two years and loves doing warm ups and learning her new routines. Her favourite routine in rhythmic gymnastics is the ball routine. She likes that …

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4x400M National Sprinter Tana Rayer

  Tana Rayer TANA (TANALAKSIUMY MAHENTHIRAN RAYER, 23, PENANG) National 4x400m Sprinter | Accounting Student | Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 Top 10   23-year old Tanalaksiumy Mahenthiran Rayer of Chinese-Indian heritage; this accounting student and top 10 Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 Finalist demonstrates a Malaysian spirit and style I’d love to see more of! Tana used to run the …

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Charmaine

  Charmaine Yoga Instructor | Rock Climber | Eating Disorder Survivor Tell us about yourself, Charmaine! I’m currently working in the Corporate Strategy world but my biggest passion lies with fitness. It was a big part of pulling me out of the trenches when I realized it was more than just a means of losing …

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Amer Hamzah Arshad

Amer Hamzah Arshad Lawyer | Marathon Runner | Metalhead It’s never too late to kickstart your fitness journey! We speak to Amer, a passionate criminal litigator at Amer Bon Advocates, who started running in 2013 when he just turned 40, was unhappy with his lifestyle, weight and fitness. Shaving off more than 30 minutes off …

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Amazing Fitspiration Places Around Klang Valley

  amazing fitspiration places around klang valley We’ve curated our Top Five picks for amazing fitspiration places in Malaysia that’s perfect for a day trip, where you can work hard without feeling like you’ve worked out. It’s the weekend. You’re bored out of your wits. The city is clouded in smog, but a short weekend getaway is …

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The Nimble Network: Fittie Sense

  Fittie sense cafe We sat down with Victor and Su, Founders of Fittie Sense with the mission to make wholesome, tasty and FUNCTIONAL fit foods from fresh ingredients. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onEzPOO5eII]  In the busy and bustling town of Bangsar – home of many brunch, dessert cafes & bars, lies a cozy, healthy hideout! We sat down …

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Angkor Wat international Half Marathon

  The angkor wat internationalhalf marathon “I may not have run fast to many but I ran and completed solely with yesterday’s Isabelle and that’s all that matters to me. Let’s run because everything seems so much better after a run!” -ISABELLE CHIN- The Angkor Wat International Half Marathon is held in Siem Reap, Cambodia and hosts participants from …

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