A survey released by China’s General Administration of Sport has revealed that around 100 million people are only pretending to exercise for the country’s National Fitness Plan.
The plan, launched by the country’s State Council in 2016, aims to get 435 million people to exercise regularly by 2020, according to Shanghaiist.
A Japanese Twitter user stunned the internet after showing the results of his Tabata workout training.
If you’re familiar with the anime/manga “One Punch Man,” you might know that the main character, Saitama, attributes his supernatural strength to repeating a specific workout every day. After gaining weight over the New Year festivities, one man from Singapore decided he’d try this routine for himself.
The man, Sean Seah, is a best-selling author and a successful investor. He set the challenge for himself as well as his social media followers on February 9 in a video in which he elected to “eat happily and burn later” during the Chinese New Year season.
A primary school principal in Linyi, China is letting children do the shuffle dance instead of the government-imposed broadcast calisthenics.
Zhang Pengfei, the 40-year-old principal of Xi Guan Primary School, introduced the much-needed change in their exercise in November.
Tatsumasa Murasame, the hunky Swedish model/gardener who moved to Japan and gave up his original citizenship to become an official Japanese citizen, has a new calling in silently doing push-ups and various exercise routines on public television.
The show, which debuted on Japan’s national public broadcasting network NHK on Aug. 27, is called “Bodybuilding for Everyone” (Minna no Kinniku Taisou), according to SoraNews24.
【20秒の動画なんですが】 情報量が多くてどう対応していいのかわかりません。サックスと枝を切るはさみと六法全書が出てくる予告動画なんですって言われてもみなさん困るでしょ!? もう!! みんなで筋肉体操ですっ！
Before becoming the muscular man that he is today, Zhang Shuai, a senior student at the Heilongjiang Institute of Technology in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China, was once considered obese.
The 22-year-old student, who now works part-time as a fitness instructor, got into an accident two years ago that had led him to gain as much as 40 kilograms (88 pounds) in just six months, according to China Daily.
After enduring constant bullying due to her weight, a young Indian woman decided to make dramatic changes to her lifestyle, losing 93 pounds in just six months.
In February, she shared an inspiring post documenting her weight loss journey, which included her before and after pictures.
Gao Qian, the Chinese model and professional personal trainer who was crowned the woman with the “most beautiful butt” in China last year, has had quite a successful journey in her career after winning the title.
Gao, who was only 19 when she won the competition held at a shopping mall in the capital of northeast China’s Liaoning province, Shenyang, is now a successful live stream host and fitness coach with over 2 million followers on social media, according to NetEase as translated by Shanghaiist.
2017 sucked. For everyone. But that horrible year is almost over and 2018 is just around the corner.
To be the best in any given field, sometimes one has to take extreme measures. For Australian Josh Lenartowicz, who is aiming to be at the pinnacle of the bodybuilding world, it means spending over $700 a week on food alone.
To maintain his 275-pound frame, the 32-year-old bodybuilder eats about six to 10 meals a day and works out between four and eight hours a day in the gym, Metro UK reports. He keeps up his extensive training to trim away every ounce of excess body fat.