The first gym catering specifically for Muslim women in Wales is opening in Cardiff
Haya fitness will be open to women of all faiths but there will be no men and no loud music
Wales' first gym specifically for Muslim women is set to open in Cardiff. And according to the businessman behind the scheme, the gym came about because women in his community said they didn't feel comfortable exercising at mainstream gyms, including existing women-only ones.
Mohammed Alamgir, director of projects for the Muslim Council of Wales, said an online survey he carried out had garnered 200 responses in three days.
They helped convince him and wife Shahina Akter there was a gap in the market.
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