It is often said that adversity often derails many from continuing their journey particularly when it involves a large community. However, to passionate community builders like Lily Sim, it is the best time to explore and validate new ideas of engaging the community and spearheading change. It was during the lockdown or movement control order that she discovered the change to validate her idea of creating a fitness community on Facebook. Her efforts in forming Home Workout Malaysia has created a lot of interest. It is a community for fitness enthusiasts in Malaysia who gather to motivate each other to workout at home, on the streets and outdoors. This fireside chat offers a chance to learn about Lily’s initial ideation before the swift validation process on Facebook that marks the successful pathway for Home Workout Malaysia to lure more people to join the community.