It runs in the family: Anam Salman Tabba and Sana Garib

Published: March 26, 2017

Anam Salman Tabba, a certified personal trainer at CORE and Sana Garib, a CrossFit trainer, a group instructor at Studio X and the fitness blogger behind, share their bond. From watching horror movies as children, to working out together to resolve a fight — these siblings give us serious #SisterGoals!

What is your first memory of each other?

Anam: When I held my little sister in my arms for the first time.

Sana: Anam forcing me to watch horror movies with her when I was little. I’m scarred to this day.

What is the craziest thing you have done together?

Anam: We took a sisters trip outside
of Pakistan.

Sana: I would have to agree!

What did you get punished for the most as a child?

Anam: We mostly got in trouble for our random, post-midnight food fights.

Sana: Us being together always
meant trouble!

If you could only wear one piece of clothing for the rest of your life, from the others closet, what would it be?

Anam: I want everything from
her closet.

Sana: Anam’s customised CrossFit shoes!

If you could swap places with each other, what’s the first thing you would do?

Anam: I would enjoy all the freedom I have without any children.

Sana: Double Unders — a great jump rope exercise!

What is the one thing you love about your sister?

Anam: That when she sets her mind to something, she always gets it done. I love her determination and focus.

Sana: I love that with her, family always
comes first.

If you are fighting with each other, how do you
make up?

Anam: The last memory I have of us fighting was probably when Sana was 10!

Sana: One CrossFit or gym session together always fixes everything.

What is the one secret talent your sister has, that you wish you had too?

Anam: Her flexibility and gymnastics skills.

Sana: Her technique in Olympic lifts has always been flawless.

Describe your sister in three words:

Anam: Passionate, headstrong and loving.

Sana: Emotional, loving and overprotective!

Which fictional character is your sister most like?

Anam: Buttercup from The Powerpuff Girls.

Sana: Wonder Woman.

How are your personalities similar?

Anam: We are both equally competitive.

Sana: We are both very task-oriented and independent.

I can’t live without my sister because…

Anam: I feel that we both genuinely bring out the best in each other.

Sana: I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for her.

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