Q What motivated you to start this fitness routine?
A I started doing weights and running when I was 15. Being the skinny, lanky kid was not an option because fights were a regular occurrence in the Kuwaiti neighbourhood that I grew up in. So I started training at the gym with my best friend to ensure that I could take care of myself if I needed to.
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