Gurpreet, who is Sikh, was trolled for bodyweight workouts

"I'm small, I'm petite, but [body weight exercises] make me feel like I'm beast mode, this monster c...

When Gurpreet started posting her workouts on Instagram she was trolled by people who said it wasn't the sort of thing Sikh women should be doing. Now, she wants to prove them wrong and is on a mission to show the world that Sikhs can be 'badass'.

This film is part of My Faith, My Way - a BBC World Service Series about young Brits expressing their faith in ways you won't expect.
"I'm small, I'm petite, but [body weight exercises] make me feel like I'm beast mode, this monster comes out in me.... On instagram I started to get negative review from people world wide saying that a woman's place is in the kitchen, 'You shouldn't be working out'. That made me feel angry, it built this fire inside of me, and I wanted to prove em wrong, show em that women can do whatever men can do." 
Gurpreet Kaur goes on to explain that women can wear turbans too and that she draws strength from listening to Gurbani while she works out. 
"Hopefully a few years down the line I hope to start a Sikh female motorbike group. I haven't seen any Sikh women riders around in the UK and I feel like we should get out there and let the world know who Sikhs are, and that we can be badass as well, riding motorbikes."

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