It was a workout of a different kind on Saturday when the community came together to help Prashiela Shandil raise funds for cancer research and awareness.
Ms Shandil is currently fundraising for Dry July in memory of her good friend, Amy, who sadly passed away recently from ovarian cancer.
She and her friends decided to take part in the initiative in honour of Amy and while her initial target was $500, Ms Shandil has so far raised $2620.
Collectively they have all together have raised more than $24,000.
Fitness and exercise is a passion of Ms Shandil, so she invited the community to attend the workout of the day (WOD) event which was attended by various community members at the St John's school gym.
The venue was originally planned for Jubilee Oval but due to the rain on the weekend was changed to St John's.
On the day of the workout people donated $140 to her cause.
"It was really nice, I tried not to get emotional, but I did. It was so nice to have that community support," Ms Shandil said.
"People who I'd never met before and couldn't make it donated and apologised for not being able to attend."
What has been one of the greatest things about taking part in Dry July has been the conversations it has started about ovarian cancer, Ms Shandil said, adding that one of Amy's last wishes was to have her friends take part in the initiative.
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Some of the common symptoms of ovarian cancer are abdominal bloating, menstrual irregularities, constipation or diarrhoea fatigue and indigestion.
Ms Shandil has experienced her own digestive issues and after Amy was diagnosed it prompted her to get her own test done.
"It came back clear... but it's nice to have the conversation, especially with women. If you want to you can go and get checked, these are the sign s and symptoms," she explained,
"Ovarian cancer symptoms are so vague."
As well as not drinking for the 31 days, Ms Shandil is also abstaining from eating animal products over this month as Amy was a vegan.
Ms Shandil said it has been hard not being able to eat meat but is sticking to the diet and has been donated two Golden Tickets which allow her to have a night off from the challenge.
"It has been hard especially when you don't have time to prep meals," she explained.
But the community has rallied around and donated vegan cookbooks and vegan food delivered to her.
"People are doing fundraising all the time... all these things, I've seen them my whole adult life, so for people to actually not ignore it and drop things off or hand in books... the fact that they go out of their way, some who don't even know me, it's such a big deal," Ms Shandil said.
She gave a special thanks to everyone who has supported and donated and also thanked St John's for helping with the venue change.