efe-epaBy Baber Khan Sahel Kabul

High-end gyms have begun foraying into an untapped fitness industry in Afghanistan, a country torn by decades of unending war and Islamist conservatism promoted by the Taliban militia during its five-year rule until 2001.

These centers, besides providing fitness training to the people of the world’s least peaceful country, also offer a whiff of freshness to Afghanistan’s efforts to smash stereotypes. EFE-EPA