MAG catches the model and celebrity fitness trainer, Fatima Zara Mallick between running a fitness boutique and being a total badass. Mallick has obtained extensive education in the field of fitness and has been an advocate of shunning the size zero myth. A woman of well chosen words, Mallick keeps it real for a quick rapid fire. Excerpts follow:

If your life had a theme song, what would it be?

Show Must Go On by Queen.

If you could bring one fictional character to life, who would it be?

Genie from Aladdin to grant all my wishes.

Do you have a useless talent?

Not that I am aware of.

Best compliment you have ever received?

That I am full of surprises and you never know what to expect with me. I hate stagnation, good or bad, progress is important!

If you could be a child for one day, what would you do?

Sleep and eat all day as I would have zero responsibilities.

An item you like to collect?


What can turn the day around for you?

Hugging my cat.

Your favourite health care regimen?

Water. Drinking lots of it!

Something you wish you had more time to do ?

The same things I am currently doing but more.

If you could meet a person for the first time again, who would it be?

Anna Wintour. The first time I met her, I was so star struck, I could not breathe.

A beauty product you swear by?